Port Forwarding the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router for BYOND Dream Seeker


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 SpeedTouch545 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 Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router

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

How To Find Your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 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 SpeedTouch545 router. By default the IP address should be set to 10.0.0.138.

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

The Default Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router Username is: blank

The Default Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router Password is: blank


Click the Ok button to log in to your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 router.


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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 SpeedTouch545 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward BYOND Dream Seeker on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545


Having trouble forwarding ports on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545?

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 SpeedTouch545 router to save you time and hassle.

Before we can forward ports for BYOND's pager, we need to figure out what ports BYOND's pager is using. Here is a brief walkthrough on how to do that. Go ahead and open up Dream Seeker.

Click Options in the menu at the top of your screen. In the list that drops down click Preferences.

Click Pager tab at the top of this new window. You should now see the menu shown in the screenshot above. Enter a port number into the Pager Port box. It doesn't really matter what port you choose, but something between 10000 and 16000 would be a good idea. Please enter the port you chose into the box below.

BYOND's Pager port

Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 Router Port Forwarding Screenshots

Now that you are logged in to your Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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

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Forward User Defined Port on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. BYOND Dream Seeker requires you to forward the ports you entered above. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the NAPT Entries menu and then click Apply.

Protocol: 
Inside IP:Inside Port:
Outside IP:Outside Port:


Forward User Defined Port on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545

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

Protocol: 
Inside IP:Inside Port:
Outside IP:Outside Port:

When you're finished, click Save Settings near the left 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 BYOND Dream Seeker on the Thomson-Alcatel SpeedTouch545 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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