Dlink DIR-625 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-625 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-625 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-625.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-625 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-625

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-625 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DIR-625, follow our Dlink DIR-625 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DIR-625 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DIR-625

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

This guide begins on the INTERNET CONNECTIONS page of the Dlink DIR-625 router. When you want to forward a port, you first need to click the tab at the top of the page labeled ADVANCED. This opens new choices on the left side of the page. Pick the option of PORT FORWARDING.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DIR-625

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

Find an empty row of boxes, and place a check in the box to the far left. This check mark indicates that this rule is enabled.

Next to that on the right is the box titled Name. It's not real important what you enter here, but we suggest entering the name of the program you are forwarding these ports for.

Beneath that is the IP Address. Enter the LAN IP address of the computer oyu are forwarding these ports to. If you don't know how to find your computer's IP address, What is my IP Address is a great guide on how to find it.

Farther to the right are the boxes labeled Ports to Open. Enter the ports you want to forward in the box labeled TCP, and again in the UDP box. These can be entered as:

The Schedule needs to be set to Always.

Set the Inbound Filter to Allow All.

Finally, when you have completed these steps, click the button at the top of the page labeled Save Settings.

That's it, you are finished!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-625 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-625 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-625 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-625.We also have the following guides for the same router: