Port Forwarding the Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router for QSee QR404-403-3

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router your device needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:

Now that you have setup a Static IP Address on your device, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your device here:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router

Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.

How To Find Your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router Using Your Web Browser

Open a web browser like Internet Explorer or Firefox. Enter the internal IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser.

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In the picture above the address bar has http://www.google.com in it. Just replace all of that with the internal IP address of your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router. By default the IP address should be set to

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router Username is: admin

The Default Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router Password is: password

Click the Ok button to log in to your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward QSee QR404-403-3 on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2?

If you are having trouble with this guide, then perhaps PFConfig may be your solution. PFConfig is a software tool that will automatically forward ports for your router to save you time and hassle.

Configuring the DVR to pick up an IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Network
  • Make sure Type is set to DHCP

  • Select Apply
  • Select Exit
The DVR will reboot & pick up an ip address from the router.

Identifying the IP address

  • Press Menu
  • Select Network
  • Write down the ip address, subnet mask & gateway.

Assign a Static IP

  • Change Type to Static
  • Input the same ip address, subnet mask & gateway - (you wrote down earlier).

  • Select Apply
  • Select Exit
Now you have completed the ip configuration for the dvr.
Move on to the port forwarding section . in you router.

Actiontec GT704-WGv2 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Actiontec GT704-WGv2 router you should see the following:

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Click the Security button near the top of the page.

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Click the Applications link near the left of the page.

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Put a dot into the User radio button.

Click the New button near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee QR404-403-3 requires you to forward the 80,9000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Rule Management menu and then click Apply.

Rule Name    
Port Start Port End
Port Map    

Forward Ports 9000 on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Rule Management page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Apply.

Rule Name    
Port Start Port End
Port Map    
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Use the PC Name box to choose a device to forward ports to. This box contains a list of device names that are visible on your network.

Select the applications you just created in the Available Rules list, then click the Add > button to move them to the Applied Rules box.

When you are finished, click the Apply button.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee QR404-403-3 on the Actiontec GT704-WGv2 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Open Port Check tool. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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