Port Forwarding the SMC WHSG44G Router for Tesco Internet Phone

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 SMC WHSG44G 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:

Don't Skip This Step!

Login to the SMC WHSG44G Router

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

How To Find Your SMC WHSG44G Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your SMC WHSG44G router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The SMC WHSG44G 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 SMC WHSG44G 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 SMC WHSG44G Router Username is: admin

The Default SMC WHSG44G Router Password is: smcadmin

Click the Ok button to log in to your SMC WHSG44G router.

Default Usernames and Passwords for other SMC Routers

Please visit our Default SMC 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 SMC WHSG44G router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your SMC WHSG44G router back to its factory settings.

How to Port Forward Tesco Internet Phone on the SMC WHSG44G

Having trouble forwarding ports on the SMC WHSG44G?

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.

SMC WHSG44G Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your SMC WHSG44G router you should see the following:

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Click the TCP/IP button near the left of the page.

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

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Forward Ports 4569 on the SMC WHSG44G

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Tesco Internet Phone requires you to forward the 4569 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server Mappings menu and then click Add.

Virtual Server Mappings
Service Name:
Private IP Address:
Protocol type:
LAN Port Range: From To
WAN Port Range: From To  

When you're finished, click Save & Restart 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 Tesco Internet Phone on the SMC WHSG44G 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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