Dlink DIR-515 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-515 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 DIR-515 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-515.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-515 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 DIR-515

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-515 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DIR-515, follow our Dlink DIR-515 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DIR-515 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DIR-515

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Starting on the Internet Connection page of the Dlink DIR-515 router, click the option at the top of the page labeled Advanced. Then on the left in the sidebar, choose the option of Port Forwarding.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DIR-515

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

That's all there is to it, congratulations!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-515 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 DIR-515 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-515 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-515.We also have the following guides for the same router: