Port Forwarding the Actiontec Q1000 Router for Buddy Phone

What is Port Forwarding?

If you don't know what Port Forwarding is yet, you might want to start by reading our What is Port Forwarding guide.

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Actiontec Q1000 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:

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Login to the Actiontec Q1000 Router

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

How To Find Your Actiontec Q1000 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Actiontec Q1000 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Actiontec Q1000 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 Q1000 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 Q1000 Router Username is: blank

The Default Actiontec Q1000 Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your Actiontec Q1000 router.

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Please visit our Default Actiontec Router Passwords page if the username and password shown below did not work for you.

If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Actiontec Q1000 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Actiontec Q1000 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Buddy Phone on the Actiontec Q1000

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Actiontec Q1000?

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.

Actiontec Q1000 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Actiontec Q1000 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup button near the right of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 700-701 on the Actiontec Q1000

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Buddy Phone requires you to forward the 700-701 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Apply.

Starting Port:  
Ending Port:  
LAN IP Address:  

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Buddy Phone on the Actiontec Q1000 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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