How to Forward Ports in Your Router for 3CX

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for 3CX:

3CX - PC

  • TCP: 5060, 5090
  • UDP: 5060, 9000-9015

Forward Ports for 3CX

When you use 3CX you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to 3CX.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Forward Ports for 3CX

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:

Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for 3CX:

List of Routers - Customized for 3CX

That's all it takes to forward your ports for 3CX.

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