Forwarding Ports for BT Communicator on Your Router.

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The following ports need to be forwarded for BT Communicator:

BT Communicator - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 2000-2021, 5050-5070

Forward Ports for BT Communicator

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use BT Communicator. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to BT Communicator.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

How To Forward Ports for BT Communicator

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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.

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:

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 BT Communicator:

List of Routers - Customized for BT Communicator

That's all it takes to forward your ports for BT Communicator.

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