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Forwarding Ports in a Dell TrueMobile 1184 Router

This is the open port guide for the Dell TrueMobile 1184 v2. We also have the following related guides:

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Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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 Dell TrueMobile 1184 router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Settings button.
    • Click the Port Forwarding Settings button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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 Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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:

In the picture above the address bar has in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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:

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 Dell TrueMobile 1184 Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Dell TrueMobile 1184 Router Password is: admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Dell TrueMobile1184v2 router.

Dell Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Dell TrueMobile1184v2 router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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:

Dell TrueMobile1184v2

Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.

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Click the Port Forwarding Settings button near the left of the page.

Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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:

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Internal IP Address 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.

Select the protocol that you are forwarding in the Port Types radio button.

If you need both TCP and UDP forwarded then you need to create a duplicate configuration. One configuration has TCP selected and the other one has have UDP selected.

In the Port Numbers box enter the ports to forward.

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

When you're finished, click Submit near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Dell TrueMobile1184v2 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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