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Fastest D-Link DSL-302G Router Open Port Instructions

This is the open port guide for the D-Link DSL-302G v2. We also have the following related guides:

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Dlink DSL-302G v2 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 DSL-302G router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the WAN link.
    • Click the NAT link.
    • Select NAT Rule Entry in the drop down.
    • Click the Add button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Dlink DSL-302G v2 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.

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  • Or follow our Static IP Address guides to setup a static IP address.

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 DSL-302G v2 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:


10.1.1.1

In the picture above the address bar has 10.1.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Dlink DSL-302G v2 router. Your router's IP address can also be refered to as your computer's default gateway.

By default the IP address is set to: 10.1.1.1

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

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

  • The Default D-Link DSL-302G Router Username is: admin
  • The Default D-Link DSL-302G Router Password is: admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Dlink DSL-302G v2 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 DSL-302G v2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dlink DSL-302G v2 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:

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Click the WAN link near the left of the page.

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Click the NAT link near the left of the page.

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Select NAT Rule Entry from the NAT Options drop down box.

Click the Add button near the bottom of the page.

Dlink DSL-302Gv2 port forward

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:

In the Rule Flavor dropdown box pick RDR.

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

Verify that IF Name is set to ALL.

Select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding from the Protocol box.

Enter the IP address to forward these ports to into the Local Address From and Local Address To box. If you are forwarding ports so you can run a program on a device other than your computer then you can enter your device's IP address into that box.

Try putting 10.1.1.1 in the Global Address From and Global Address To box. 10.1.1.1 is a special number that stands for any assigned IP address. When you enter that number it means any external IP address that has been assigned to your router will work. If that does not work you will have to enter your external IP address manually, which can be a problem because your external IP address may change often. If it changes then those ports will not be forwarded properly anymore.

You can leave Destination Port From, Destination Port To and Local Port set to Any other port.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the Destination Port From, Local Port and the Destination Port To boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the Destination Port From, Local Port box. Then enter the highest number of that range into the Destination Port To box.

Click the Submit button when you are all done.

Click the Admin link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Commit and Reboot.

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 DSL-302G v2 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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