Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Foscam FI8905W:
Foscam FI8905W - PC
- TCP: 80
Set Up a Port Forward for a Foscam FI8905W
When you use a Foscam FI8905W you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Foscam FI8905W.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's IP address.
- Your camera's internal IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Foscam FI8905W
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your camera's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a Foscam FI8905W in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need 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 a Foscam FI8905W:
List of Routers - Customized for Foscam FI8905W
That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Foscam FI8905W.