Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for an Arlo Baby:
Arlo Baby - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443
- UDP: 80, 443
Forward Ports for an Arlo Baby
When you use an Arlo Baby you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to an Arlo Baby.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your camera.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for an Arlo Baby
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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your camera in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for an Arlo Baby in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for an Arlo Baby:
List of Routers - Customized for Arlo Baby
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for an Arlo Baby.