This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-655v2 router.
If you are not sure what port forwarding is you can read our What is Port Forwarding guide to help get started.
Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-655v2 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.
To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-655v2 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.
To login to the Dlink DIR-655v2, follow our Dlink DIR-655v2 Login Guide.
You start on the Internet Connection page of the Dlink DIR-655v2 Router. Start by clicking the Advanced choice at the top of the page, then in the left sidebar, click Port Forwarding.
Now to forward a port, make the following changes:
You should now be on a page like the one you see above.
Congratulations, you're done!
Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-655v2 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.
Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-655v2 info that you might be interested in.