Port Forwarding the MaxGate UGatePlus Router for GameRanger

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the MaxGate UGatePlus 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 MaxGate UGatePlus Router

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

How To Find Your MaxGate UGatePlus Router IP Address

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

Login To The MaxGate UGatePlus 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 MaxGate UGatePlus 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 MaxGate UGatePlus Router Username is: blank

The Default MaxGate UGatePlus Router Password is: blank

Click the Ok button to log in to your MaxGate UGatePlus router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other MaxGate Routers

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

How to Port Forward GameRanger on the MaxGate UGatePlus

Having trouble forwarding ports on the MaxGate UGatePlus?

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.

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Now that you are logged in to your MaxGate UGatePlus router you should see the following:

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

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Click the User-Defined Virtual Servers link near the center of the page.

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Forward Ports 16000 on the MaxGate UGatePlus

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. GameRanger requires you to forward the 16000 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the User-Defined Virtual Servers menu and then click Add.

IP Address
Internal Port No. (Required)
External Port No. (Leave blank if the same as the internal port)

And that is it! You are done!

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for GameRanger on the MaxGate UGatePlus 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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