The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Foscam FI8910 are:
Foscam FI8910 - PC
- TCP: 80
Setting Up a Port Forward for a Foscam FI8910
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Foscam FI8910. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Foscam FI8910.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. 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:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The internal IP address of your camera.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Foscam FI8910
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your camera in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a Foscam FI8910 in the correct boxes in your router.
Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Foscam FI8910:
List of Routers - Customized for Foscam FI8910
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Foscam FI8910.