The ports that need to be forwarded for an Arlo Q Plus are listed here:
Arlo Q Plus - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443
- UDP: 80, 443
Forwarding Ports for an Arlo Q Plus
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use an Arlo Q Plus. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an Arlo Q Plus.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. 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.
- The internal IP address of your camera.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for an Arlo Q Plus
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type your camera's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for an Arlo Q Plus 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 Q Plus:
List of Routers - Customized for Arlo Q Plus
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an Arlo Q Plus.