The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for an Arlo Go are:
Arlo Go - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443
- UDP: 80, 443
Set Up a Port Forward for an Arlo Go
When you use an Arlo Go you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to an Arlo Go.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your camera's IP address.
- Each 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. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Forwarding a Port for an Arlo Go
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your camera's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Arlo Go in the correct boxes in your router.
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 an Arlo Go:
List of Routers - Customized for Arlo Go
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an Arlo Go.