Dlink DSL-2740B Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink DSL-2740B 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 DSL-2740B Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DSL-2740B.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink DSL-2740B 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 DSL-2740B

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink DSL-2740B router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink DSL-2740B, follow our Dlink DSL-2740B Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink DSL-2740B router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink DSL-2740B

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

You start on the Interface Setup page of the Dlink DSL-2740B To forward a port, or ports like, 80-100, click the link labeled Advanced at the top of the page. A new set of choices should now be on the left side of the page. Pick the link on the left labeled Port Forwarding.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink DSL-2740B

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

That's it, congratulations!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DSL-2740B 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 DSL-2740B Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DSL-2740B info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink DSL-2740B.We also have the following guides for the same router: