The following ports need to be forwarded for an Arlo Q:
Arlo Q - IP Camera
- TCP: 80, 443
- UDP: 80, 443
Forwarding Ports for an Arlo Q
When you use an Arlo Q you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to an Arlo Q.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your camera's internal IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find 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
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 process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your camera 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 Q 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:
List of Routers - Customized for Arlo Q
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an Arlo Q.