Simple D-Link DI-704P Router Port Forwarding Instructions

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Dlink DI-704P routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

The basic process to open a port is:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your D-Link DI-704P router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced button.
    • Click on Virtual Server.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Dlink DI-704P router.

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Step 1

It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that your ports will remain open even after your device reboots.

After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Dlink DI-704P router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:

Image of a browser address bar
Browser address bar

Above is an example of what a web browser address bar looks like. Find the address bar in your router and type in your router's IP address.

The default D-Link DI-704P IP Address is: 192.168.0.1

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

Dlink DI-704P
Screenshot of Dlink DI-704P.

You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Dlink DI-704P router.

Dlink Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default D-Link Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Dlink DI-704P router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dlink DI-704P router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:

Dlink DI-704P
Screenshot of Dlink DI-704P.

Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server.

Dlink DI-704P
Screenshot of Dlink DI-704P.

Step 4

Here are the ports to forward for Xbox Live:

  • TCP Ports: 3074
  • UDP Ports: 3074

If you are looking for the ports for a different application you can find it by either:

Pick a number that has not yet been used and put it into the ID box.

In the Enable checkbox put a checkmark.

Type the ports to forward into the Service Ports box.

Your ports can be entered as a list 23,24,25, a range 500-600, or a combination of both 23,45,500-600.

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Server IP box. It's possible for this to be either the IP address of your computer or any other IP address on your network that you want ports forwarded to.

Put a dot into the Always radio button.

Click the Apply button when you are all done.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dlink DI-704P you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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