Port Forwarding the Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router for XBOX360 Rainy Woods

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Huawei EchoLife-HG521 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 Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router

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

How To Find Your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Huawei EchoLife-HG521 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 Huawei EchoLife-HG521 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 Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router Username is: admin

The Default Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router Password is: admin

Click the Login button to log in to your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward XBOX360 Rainy Woods on the Huawei EchoLife-HG521

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Huawei EchoLife-HG521?

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.

Huawei EchoLife-HG521 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Huawei EchoLife-HG521 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced button near the left of the page.

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Click the Port Mapping button near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 3074 on the Huawei EchoLife-HG521

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. XBOX360 Rainy Woods requires you to forward the 3074 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Mapping menu and then click Submit.

Type:   Customization Application
Remote Host:    
External Start Port:    
External End Port:    
Internal Host:    
Internal Port:    
Mapping Name:    

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for XBOX360 Rainy Woods on the Huawei EchoLife-HG521 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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