Belkin F7D2301 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Belkin F7D2301 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 F7D2301 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F7D2301 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Belkin F7D2301 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 F7D2301

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Belkin F7D2301 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Belkin F7D2301, follow our Belkin F7D2301 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Belkin F7D2301 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Belkin F7D2301

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This is the status page from your Belkin router.

Now that you have logged into the Belkin F7D2301v1 you are placed on the Status page of this router. Find the choice on the left labeled Virtual Servers.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Belkin F7D2301

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Belkin router.

On this new page, place a check in the box labeled Enable.

In the box labeled Description write the name of the program or something similar that helps you remember why you are forwarding these ports.

If you are going to be forwarding a single port, enter that number in the box labeled Inbound port and again in Private port. It is much more common to forward a bunch of ports in a range, if you are forwarding a range, enter this range in the Inbound port and Private port. The range should be entered like 21-39, with the lowest number first, highest number last, separated by a dash.

In the center box labeled Type, use the drop down menu provided to choose the type of protocol you are going to use to forward your ports.

Next is the Private IP address, enter the IP address you are going to be forwarding these ports to.

When you have finished, click the Add button at the top, then Apply Changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Belkin F7D2301 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 F7D2301 Info

Don't forget about our other Belkin F7D2301 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Belkin F7D2301 v1.We also have the following guides for the same router: