Port Forwarding the Linksys WRT160Nv3 Router for Vuze


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 Linksys WRT160Nv3 router your computer 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 computer, please enter the IP address that you assigned to your computer here:

192.168.1. <-- Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Linksys WRT160Nv3 Router

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

How To Find Your Linksys WRT160Nv3 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Linksys WRT160Nv3 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Linksys WRT160Nv3 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 Linksys WRT160Nv3 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default Linksys WRT160Nv3 Router Username is: admin

The Default Linksys WRT160Nv3 Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Linksys WRT160Nv3 router.


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How to Port Forward Vuze on the Linksys WRT160Nv3


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Linksys WRT160Nv3?

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 Linksys WRT160Nv3 router to save you time and hassle.

Before we can forward ports for Vuze, we need to figure out what ports Vuze is using. Here is a brief walkthrough on how to do that. Go ahead and open up Vuze.

Click Tools in the menu at the top of the program. Then click Options in the list that drops down.

In the menu on the left hand side of your screen, click Connection. On this page you should see a box called Incoming TCP / UDP listen port. You can change the port number that Vuze is using if you like. The number that is in that Port box is the port that you will have to forward.

Please enter the number that was in that box below.

Vuze's Port

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Now that you are logged in to your Linksys WRT160Nv3 router you should see the following:

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Click the Applications & Gaming link near the top of the page.

This router has two different sections that allow you to forward ports. One section allows you to forward a range of ports, and the other allows you to forward a single port. To forward a range of ports, click Port Range Forwarding. To forward a single port, click Single Port Forwarding.

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Forward User Defined Port on the Linksys WRT160Nv3

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Vuze requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Single Port Forwarding or Port Range Forwarding menu.

Single Port Forwarding      
Application Name  
 
External Port Internal Port Protocol To IP Address Enabled
192.168.1.

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the bottom 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 Vuze on the Linksys WRT160Nv3 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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