Belkin F5D8235-4 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Belkin F5D8235-4 router.

If you are not sure what port forwarding is you can read our What is Port Forwarding guide to help get started.

Other Belkin F5D8235-4 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D8235-4 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Belkin F5D8235-4 to your computer can be more reliable if you first configure a static IP address on your computer. We have instructions to setup a static IP address for Windows 7, Windows 8, and a variety of other devices on our Static IP Address Settings page.

Please note that while setting up a static IP address on your computer is optional, it is still a very good idea to go ahead and do it. In the long run it will make your port forward much more reliable.

Login To The Belkin F5D8235-4

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Belkin F5D8235-4 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Belkin F5D8235-4, follow our Belkin F5D8235-4 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Belkin F5D8235-4 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Belkin F5D8235-4

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This is the status page from your Belkin router.

Now that you have finished logging into the Belkin F5D8235-4v1 you are placed on the Status page of your router. On the left is a list of links, click the one labeled Virtual Servers. It is a little more than half way down the page under the heading of Firewall.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Belkin F5D8235-4

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Belkin router.

You are directed to the Firewall>Virtual Servers page. Place a check in the box labeled Enable.

Next, enter the Description or program name. It is not important what you enter in this box, but it would be a good idea to type something that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports.

If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of the range in the left box in Inbound port and the Private port box. Enter the highest number in the right side box of both the Inbound port and Private port. If you are forwarding a single port, enter that number in both boxes of Inbound port and both boxes of Private port.

Under Type, use the drop down menu to choose the type of protocol you are going to use when forwarding these ports.

Now, the Private IP address, enter the IP address you are forwarding these ports to in this box. For example, if you are forwarding a port to run a game on your computer, then you should use that computer's IP address here.

All there is left to do is click Add and then Apply Changes. And you're done, congratulations!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Belkin F5D8235-4 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your ports are forwarded you should use our Open Port Check tool.

Other Belkin F5D8235-4 Info

Don't forget about our other Belkin F5D8235-4 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F5D8235-4 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router: