Port Forwarding the Philips SNA6500 Router for Napster


What is Port Forwarding?

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Before Forwarding a Port Setup a Static IP Address

To setup port forwarding on the Philips SNA6500 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:

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

Login to the Philips SNA6500 Router

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

How To Find Your Philips SNA6500 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Philips SNA6500 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Philips SNA6500 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 Philips SNA6500 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.2.1.

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How to Port Forward Napster on the Philips SNA6500


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Philips SNA6500?

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 Philips SNA6500 router to save you time and hassle.

Philips SNA6500 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Philips SNA6500 router you should see the following:

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

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Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

Click the Virtual Server link near the left of the page.

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Forward Ports 6699 on the Philips SNA6500

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Napster requires you to forward the 6699 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Add.

No.Lan IP AddressProtocol TypeLan
Port
Public
Port
Enable
1192.168.2.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Napster on the Philips SNA6500 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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