To setup port forwarding on the TP-Link TL-WR841ND router your device needs to have a static IP address. You should complete one of the following steps first:
Now we need to know your routers IP address. You can find it a variety of ways.
It's ok if you don't know your TP-Link TL-WR841ND router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:
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 TP-Link TL-WR841ND router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.
Click the Ok button to log in to your TP-Link TL-WR841ND router.
Please visit our Default TP-Link 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 TP-Link TL-WR841ND router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your TP-Link TL-WR841ND router back to its factory settings.
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 TP-Link TL-WR841ND router to save you time and hassle.
Now that you are logged in to your TP-Link TL-WR841ND router you should see the following:
Click the Forwarding link near the left of the page.
You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Virtual Servers.
Click the Add New button near the center of the page.
We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. LocationFree requires you to forward the 5021 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry menu and then click Save.
And that is it! You are done!
Now that you have forwarded ports for LocationFree on the TP-Link TL-WR841ND you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.