Port Forwarding the Netgear MBR624GU Router for Transmission

What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Netgear MBR624GU 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:

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

Login to the Netgear MBR624GU Router

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

How To Find Your Netgear MBR624GU Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Netgear MBR624GU router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Netgear MBR624GU 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 Netgear MBR624GU 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 Netgear MBR624GU Router Username is: admin

The Default Netgear MBR624GU Router Password is: password

Click the Ok button to log in to your Netgear MBR624GU router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other Netgear Routers

Please visit our Default Netgear 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 Netgear MBR624GU router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netgear MBR624GU router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Transmission on the Netgear MBR624GU

Having trouble forwarding ports on the Netgear MBR624GU?

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 Netgear MBR624GU router to save you time and hassle.

Netgear MBR624GU Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Netgear MBR624GU router you should see the following:

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Forward Ports 51413 on the Netgear MBR624GU

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Transmission requires you to forward the 51413 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Mapping menu and then click Submit.

Click the Services link near the left of the page.


Click the Add a Custom Service button near the center of the page.


Go ahead and enter the following settings in to your router's Add Custom Service page.

Start Port:
Finish Port:

When you're finished, click the Apply button.

Now we need to do the second half of the port forward, so click the Firewall Rules link near the left of the page.


Click the Inbound Services or Outbound Services Add button. If you are unsure whether the program you are using will use these ports for inbound or outbound traffic, go ahead and repeat the following for both.


Go ahead and enter the following settings in to your router's Firewall Rules page.

Service Type:
Send to LAN Server: ...
WAN Users:
  start: ...
  finish: ...

When you're 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 Transmission on the Netgear MBR624GU 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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