Dlink DIR-660 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DIR-660 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-660 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-660.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DIR-660 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-660

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DIR-660 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DIR-660, follow our Dlink DIR-660 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DIR-660 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DIR-660

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

This guide begins on the Internet Connection page of the Dlink DIR-660 router. To make a port forward, click the option at the top of the page labeled Advanced, then Port Forwarding on the left side of the page.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DIR-660

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

You should now be on a page like the one you see here.

  1. Place a checkmark in the box on the far left. This box enables the port forward you are about to create.
  2. The Name box is next. This isn't an important step in the process, but we recommend entering the name of the program you are forwarding these ports for.
  3. Below that is the IP Address. Enter the internal IP address of the computer you are forwarding these ports to. We have a good guide on how to find your computer's IP address if you need it, click What is my IP Address.
  4. Now, enter the ports you want to forward in the TCP and UDP boxes. The ports can be entered a few different ways, 22,23,26, a range, 80-100, or even a combination of both, 21,30,80-100.
  5. Use the Schedule drop down menu to select Always. Set the Inbound Filter to Allow All.
  6. Finally, click the Save Settings button at the top of the page.

Congratulations, you did it!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DIR-660 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-660 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-660 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DIR-660.We also have the following guides for the same router: