Forwarding Ports on the TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router


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 TP-Link TL-WR941ND 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 TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router

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

How To Find Your TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your TP-Link TL-WR941ND router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The TP-Link TL-WR941ND 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 TP-Link TL-WR941ND router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.0.1.

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password. Enter your username and password now.

The Default TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router Username is: admin

The Default TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router Password is: admin


Click the Ok button to log in to your TP-Link TL-WR941ND router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other TP-Link Routers

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-WR941ND router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your TP-Link TL-WR941ND router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward any port on the TP-Link TL-WR941ND


Having trouble forwarding ports on the TP-Link TL-WR941ND?

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-WR941ND router to save you time and hassle.

TP-Link TL-WR941ND Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your TP-Link TL-WR941ND router you should see the following:

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Click the Forwarding link near the left of the page.

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

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Click the Add New button near the center of the page.

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Enter the port to forward into the Service Port box.

Enter the ip address to forward these ports to into the IP Address box. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on your computer, you should enter your computer's ip address into that box.

Use the Protocol drop down box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

Select Enabled from the Status drop down box.

When you are finished, click the Save button.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for any port on the TP-Link TL-WR941ND 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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