Port Forwarding the Huawei Smartax-MT-841 Router for BitTornado

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Huawei Smartax-MT-841 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 Huawei Smartax-MT-841 Router

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

How To Find Your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Huawei Smartax-MT-841 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 Smartax-MT-841 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 Smartax-MT-841 Router Username is: admin

The Default Huawei Smartax-MT-841 Router Password is: admin

Click the Ok button to log in to your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router.

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If you can't login to your router because you forgot your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward BitTornado on the Huawei Smartax-MT-841

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Huawei Smartax-MT-841?

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 Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router to save you time and hassle.

Since you are reading this guide, I'm going to assume that you have Bit Tornado installed. Open up Bit Tornado.

Close to the top you will see a Prefs link. Go ahead and click that link now.

The Port Range box defines the ports that Bit Tornado will use. These are the ports that you need to forward to your computer. Bit Tornado does not need the full 50,000 ports that come predefined. Go ahead and uncheck the Random checkbox. Enter 10000 into the From box, and enter 10010 into the To box. If you expect to download more than 10 files at the same time, then you should make this range of ports larger.

On this page there is a UPNP Port Forwarding drop down box. Open it up and set that box to disabled. We are not going to use UPNP to forward our ports. Now go find your router on our routers page, and forward the port range you set above.

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Now that you are logged in to your Huawei Smartax-MT-841 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

Click the NAT link.

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Click the NAT Entries link near the top of the page.

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Click the New link near the bottom of the page.

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We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BitTornado requires you to forward the AppFullPortsListTag ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Napt Properties menu and then click Add.

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

Enter the ip address to forward these ports to into the Private IP box. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your device, you should enter your device's ip address into that box.

Enter the name of the program into the Host Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded would be a good idea.

Use the Protocol Type drop down box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

Enter the port to forward into the Inside Port and the Outside Port boxes.

When you are finished, click the Apply button.

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for BitTornado on the Huawei Smartax-MT-841 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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