Port Forwarding the Actiontec R1520SU Router for Timbuktu Pro Windows

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 R1520SU 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 R1520SU Router

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

How To Find Your Actiontec R1520SU Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Actiontec R1520SU router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Actiontec R1520SU 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 R1520SU router. By default the IP address should be set to

How to Port Forward Timbuktu Pro Windows on the Actiontec R1520SU

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Actiontec R1520SU?

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 R1520SU router to save you time and hassle.

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Now that you are logged in to your Actiontec R1520SU router you should see the following:

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

The Default Actiontec R1520SU Router Username is: admin

The Default Actiontec R1520SU Router Password is: blank

Click the button to log in to your Actiontec R1520SU router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Actiontec Routers

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 R1520SU router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Actiontec R1520SU router back to its factory settings.

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Click the Setup / Configuration link.

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Click the Advanced Setup link near the left of the page.

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Click the Begin Advanced Setup button.

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

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Forward Ports 407 on the Actiontec R1520SU

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Timbuktu Pro Windows requires you to forward the 407,1417-1420 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu and then click Add.

IP Port Range Protocol IP Address

Forward Ports 1417-1420 on the Actiontec R1520SU

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.

IP Port Range Protocol IP Address

When you're finished, click Save and Restart near the left 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 Timbuktu Pro Windows on the Actiontec R1520SU 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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