Dlink DIR-615 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-615 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-615 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-615 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-615 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-615

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-615 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DIR-615, follow our Dlink DIR-615 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DIR-615 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DIR-615

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Beginning on the Internet Connection page of the Dlink DIR-615v3 router, you first need to click the option of Advanced at the top of the page. This creates a new menu on the left, choose Port Forwarding.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DIR-615

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

Now on the Port Forwarding Rules page, find an empty row of boxes and place a check in the small box on the far left. This enables the rule you are about to create.

It doesn't really matter what you enter in the Name box, but we suggest entering the name of the program you are forwarding these ports for.

Beneath that is the IP Address. This is referring to the internal IP address of the computer you are forwarding these ports to. If you are unsure of how to find this, What is my IP Address is our guide on how to find the computer's internal IP address.

Now, skip over to the Ports to Open. Enter the ports you want to forward in the TCP, and again in the UDP box. These can be entered a few different ways:

Choose Always for the Schedule.

Pick Allow All for the Inbound Filter.

Click the Save Settings button near the top of the page, and you are finished!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-615 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-615 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-615 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-615 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router: