How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for FrostWire

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The following ports need to be forwarded for FrostWire:

FrostWire - PC

  • TCP: User configured
  • UDP:

Forward Ports for FrostWire

When you use FrostWire you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to FrostWire.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

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 is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

Forwarding a Port for FrostWire

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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 FrostWire:

List of Routers - Customized for FrostWire

That's all it takes to forward your ports for FrostWire.

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