How to Open a Port in Your Router for DC++

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May 13, 2022 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for DC++:

DC++ - PC

  • TCP: User configured
  • UDP: User configured

Forwarding Ports for DC++

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use DC++. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to DC++.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding 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. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for DC++

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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for DC++:

List of Routers - Customized for DC++

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for DC++.

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