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 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-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.

You start on the page labeled INTERNET CONNECTION on the Dlink DIR-625v3 router. First, click the link at the top of the page labeled ADVANCED. Then, to the left, choose 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.

First, find an empty row of boxes and check mark the box on the far left. Checking this box enables the following rule.

Next to that on the right is the Name box, it isn't very important what you enter here, but we recommend entering the name of the program you are forwarding these ports for.

Under that is the IP Address. Enter the IP address of the computer you are forwarding these ports to. If you are unsure of how to find your computer's internal IP address, What is my IP Address is a great guide on how to find it.

Skip the middle two boxes and straight over to the TCP, and UDP boxes. Enter the ports you are forwarding in both of these boxes. These can be entered as:,

On the far right of the center section, set the Schedule to Always.

Set the Inbound Filter at Allow All

When you are finished creating a new rule, click the button at the top of the page labeled Save Settings.

Congratulations, you did it!

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 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router: