Dlink DI-764 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DI-764 router.

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

Other Dlink DI-764 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-764.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DI-764 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 Dlink DI-764

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DI-764 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DI-764, follow our Dlink DI-764 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DI-764 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DI-764

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Beginning on the Home page of the Dlink DI-764 router, click the blue tab at the top of the page labeled Advanced. This creates a new set of choices on the left side of the page. Pick the new option of Virtual Server.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DI-764

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

Now you are on the correct page to make a forwarded port.

  1. Tick the radio button of Enabled.
  2. Enter the name of the program in the box labeled Name. This is for your information, so make it something you will remember.
  3. Next is the Private IP. Enter the local IP address of the specific computer you are forwarding this port to. What is my IP Address is a good guide on how to find your computer's local IP address.
  4. Use the Protocol Type drop down menu to choose the type of protocol you want to use to forward this port.
  5. Enter the port number you are forwarding in the Private Port box, and again in the Public Port box.
  6. Set the Schedule to Always.
  7. Click the green Apply button.

That's it, you did it!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-764 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 Dlink DI-764 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DI-764 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DI-764.We also have the following guides for the same router: