Port Forwarding the FRITZ 5140 Router for XBOX360 Section 8

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the FRITZ 5140 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 FRITZ 5140 Router

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

How To Find Your FRITZ 5140 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your FRITZ 5140 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The FRITZ 5140 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 FRITZ 5140 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 FRITZ 5140 Router Username is: admin

The Default FRITZ 5140 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your FRITZ 5140 router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other FRITZ Routers

Please visit our Default FRITZ 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 FRITZ 5140 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your FRITZ 5140 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward XBOX360 Section 8 on the FRITZ 5140

Having trouble forwarding ports on the FRITZ 5140?

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.

FRITZ 5140 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your FRITZ 5140 router you should see the following:

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Click the Internet link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Portfreigabe.

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Click the Neue Portfreigabe button near the right of the page.

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Select Andere Anwendungen from the Portfreigabe aktiv fur drop down box.

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Forward Ports 3074 on the FRITZ 5140

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 Section 8 requires you to forward the 3074 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Portfreigabe menu and then click Ubernehmen.

Portfreigabe aktiv fur
  von Port bis Port
  an IP-Adresse
  an Port bis Port

Forward Ports 3074 on the FRITZ 5140

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

Portfreigabe aktiv fur
  von Port bis Port
  an IP-Adresse
  an Port bis Port

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 Section 8 on the FRITZ 5140 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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