Port Forwarding the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router for Yahoo Fantasy Football


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 Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 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:

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

Login to the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router

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

How To Find Your Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 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 Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.8.1.

How to Port Forward Yahoo Fantasy Football on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881?

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 Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router to save you time and hassle.

Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router you should see the following:

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

The Default Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router Username is: blank

The Default Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other Thomson-Alcatel Routers

Please visit our Default Thomson-Alcatel 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 Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 router back to its factory settings.


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Click the Basic button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Forward.

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Forward Ports 843 on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. Yahoo Fantasy Football requires you to forward the 843,1843,11999 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Port Forwarding Parameter menu and then click Add.

Index Protocol Service Name Port Number Server IP Address
1 ~ 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 1843 on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding Parameter page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Index Protocol Service Name Port Number Server IP Address
2 ~ 192.168.1.


Forward Ports 11999 on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881

You should see another page of settings that need to be entered into one of the blank lines on your routers Port Forwarding Parameter page. Go ahead and enter those settings and then click Add.

Index Protocol Service Name Port Number Server IP Address
3 ~ 192.168.1.

Click the Finish button near the bottom of the page.

Click the Utility button near the top of the page.

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Click the Save & restart link near the left of the page.

Click the Save button.

Click the Restart button.

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for Yahoo Fantasy Football on the Thomson-Alcatel Alcatel3881 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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