Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Amazon Echo:
Amazon Echo - Internet of Things
- TCP: 443, 8080, 50317
- UDP: 53, 67-68, 1900, 5353, 33434, 40317, 49317, 50000
Forward Ports for Amazon Echo
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Amazon Echo. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Amazon Echo.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your device's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for Amazon Echo
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your device into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Amazon Echo in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Amazon Echo:
List of Routers - Customized for Amazon Echo
That's all it takes to forward your ports for Amazon Echo.