Port Forwarding the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E Router for PS3 Madden NFL 12


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

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Login to the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E Router

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

How To Find Your Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E 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 MI424-WR_Rev.E router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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How to Port Forward PS3 Madden NFL 12 on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E?

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 Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E router to save you time and hassle.

Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E router you should see the following:

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Click the Firewall Settings button near the top of the page.

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Click the Port Forwarding link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 5223 on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. PS3 Madden NFL 12 requires you to forward the 5223,3478,3479,3658 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add.

Create new port forwarding rule:


Forward Ports 3478 on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E

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

Create new port forwarding rule:


Forward Ports 3479 on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E

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

Create new port forwarding rule:


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

Create new port forwarding rule:

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

And that's it! You're done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for PS3 Madden NFL 12 on the Actiontec MI424-WR_Rev.E 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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