Port Forwarding the Motorola WR850G Router for WebcamXP


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Motorola WR850G 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the Motorola WR850G Router

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

How To Find Your Motorola WR850G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Motorola WR850G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Motorola WR850G 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 Motorola WR850G router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.10.1.

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

The Default Motorola WR850G Router Username is: admin

The Default Motorola WR850G Router Password is: motorola


Click the Ok button to log in to your Motorola WR850G router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Motorola Routers

Please visit our Default Motorola 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 Motorola WR850G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Motorola WR850G router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward WebcamXP on the Motorola WR850G


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Motorola WR850G?

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 Motorola WR850G router to save you time and hassle.

Motorola WR850G Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Motorola WR850G router you should see the following:

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Click the Networking button near the left of the page.

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Click the Virutal Server button near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 8080 on the Motorola WR850G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. WebcamXP requires you to forward the 8080,8090 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virutal Server menu and then click Add.

Virtual Server Name
Incoming Protocol
Incoming Port
Forwarding IP
Forwarding Port
Schedule Everyday
24 Hours


Forward Ports 8090 on the Motorola WR850G

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

Virtual Server Name
Incoming Protocol
Incoming Port
Forwarding IP
Forwarding Port
Schedule Everyday
24 Hours

When you're finished, click Apply 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 WebcamXP on the Motorola WR850G 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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