The following ports need to be forwarded for an Arlo Pro:
Arlo Pro - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443
- UDP: 80, 443
Forwarding Ports for an Arlo Pro
When you use an Arlo Pro you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to an Arlo Pro.
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
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- 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.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
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 Pro
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your camera's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Arlo Pro in the correct boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 Pro:
List of Routers - Customized for Arlo Pro
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for an Arlo Pro.