How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Amazon Echo

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

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:

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:

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.

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