Port Forwarding the TrendChip TW263R4-A1 Router for QSee USB DVR Card


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 TrendChip TW263R4-A1 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 TrendChip TW263R4-A1 Router

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

How To Find Your TrendChip TW263R4-A1 Router IP Address

It's ok if you don't know your TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router's internal IP address. You can find it by doing one of the following:

Login To The TrendChip TW263R4-A1 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 TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router. By default the IP address should be set to 192.168.1.1.

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

The Default TrendChip TW263R4-A1 Router Username is: admin

The Default TrendChip TW263R4-A1 Router Password is: 1234


Click the Ok button to log in to your TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router.


Default Usernames and Passwords for other TrendChip Routers

Please visit our Default TrendChip 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 TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router back to its factory settings.


How to Port Forward QSee USB DVR Card on the TrendChip TW263R4-A1


Having trouble forwarding ports on the TrendChip TW263R4-A1?

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 TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router to save you time and hassle.

Before we can forward ports to your DVR, we need to change some settings in your DVR.

Open the SuperDvr program. Click the lock on the right side of the window to log in. By default the username is system and the password is blank. That might mean that you enter nothing for the password, or you might actually have to type blank.

Click the wrench tool on the right hand side of the screen to get in to the configuration menu.

The red box in the screenshot above circles the ports that must be forwarded to your computer's ip address.

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Now that you are logged in to your TrendChip TW263R4-A1 router you should see the following:

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Click the Advanced Setup link near the top of the page.

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Click the NAT link near the top of the page.

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Click the Virtual Server link near the bottom of the page.

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Forward Ports 80 on the TrendChip TW263R4-A1

We will list a series of lines here that will show you exactly how to forward the ports you need to forward. QSee USB DVR Card requires you to forward the 80,1159-1161 ports. Go ahead and enter the settings shown above into the Virtual Server menu and then click Save.

Rule Index :
Application :
Start Port Number :
End Port Number :
Local IP Address :


Forward Ports 1159-1161 on the TrendChip TW263R4-A1

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

Rule Index :
Application :
Start Port Number :
End Port Number :
Local IP Address :

And that is it! You are done!


Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports for QSee USB DVR Card on the TrendChip TW263R4-A1 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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