The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Foscam FI8910W are:
Foscam FI8910W - PC
- TCP: 80
Set Up a Port Forward for a Foscam FI8910W
When you use a Foscam FI8910W you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Foscam FI8910W.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's IP address.
- The internal IP address of your camera.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Foscam FI8910W
We have Network Utilities software that can 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Look for the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your camera's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Foscam FI8910W in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Foscam FI8910W:
List of Routers - Customized for Foscam FI8910W
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Foscam FI8910W.