Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 Port Forwarding Instructions

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This page will show you how to setup a port forward on the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 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 GamerLounge DGL-4500 Guides

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Configure your Computer to Have a Static IP Address

Port forwarding the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 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 GamerLounge DGL-4500

To get started forwarding a port you need to login to your Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500, follow our Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 Login Guide.

Forward a Port on the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 router

Find The Port Forwarding Section of the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500

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This is the status page from your Dlink router.

You start on the Home page of the Dlink DGL-4500 router. First, choose the option, in orange, at the top of the page labeled Advanced. Then, the left sidebar has a new menu, choose Gaming.

Configure the Port Forwarding section of your Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500

Now to forward a port, make the following changes:

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This is the port forwarding page from your Dlink router.

Now on this new page, begin in the section labeled ADD GAMING RULE.

Place a checkmark in the small Enabled box.

Type in the name of the program in the box titled Name. This is not crucial to the process but highly recommended for your reference.

Next is the IP Address, enter the IP address of the specific computer you are forwarding these ports to.

Enter the ports you are forwarding in the TCP Ports box, and the UDP Ports box. These can be entered a few different ways:

Below that is the Schedule. Select Always from this drop down menu.

Then, use the Inbound Filter drop down menu to choose Allow All.

Click the Add button below that.

Finally, click the Save Settings button near the top of the page.

Congratulations, you did it!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 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 GamerLounge DGL-4500 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500 info that you might be interested in.

This is the port forwarding guide for the Dlink GamerLounge DGL-4500.We also have the following guides for the same router: