Port Forwarding the Netcomm NB9W Router for Yawcam


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 Netcomm NB9W 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 Netcomm NB9W Router

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

How To Find Your Netcomm NB9W Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Netcomm NB9W router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Netcomm NB9W 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 Netcomm NB9W 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 Netcomm NB9W Router Username is: admin

The Default Netcomm NB9W Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your Netcomm NB9W router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Netcomm Routers

Please visit our Default Netcomm 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 Netcomm NB9W router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netcomm NB9W router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward Yawcam on the Netcomm NB9W


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Netcomm NB9W?

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 Netcomm NB9W router to save you time and hassle.

Netcomm NB9W Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Netcomm NB9W router you should see the following:

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

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Click the Add link near the top of the page.

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Forward Ports 8081 on the Netcomm NB9W

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Yawcam requires you to forward the following ports: 8081,8888. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding menu.

Server Name:  
  Select a Service:
  Custom Service:
Server IP Address:


External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End


Forward Ports 8888 on the Netcomm NB9W

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

Server Name:  
  Select a Service:
  Custom Service:
Server IP Address:


External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End


Forward Ports 8081 on the Netcomm NB9W

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding page. Go ahead and enter those settings now.

Server Name:  
  Select a Service:
  Custom Service:
Server IP Address:


External Port Start External Port End Protocol Internal Port Start Internal Port End

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Yawcam on the Netcomm NB9W 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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