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Gigafast WF719-CAPR Router Port Forwarding Guide

Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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 Gigafast WF719-CAPR router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Firewall link.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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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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 Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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:


192.168.1.254

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.254 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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: 192.168.1.254

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

Gigafast WF719-CAPR

You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.

  • The Default Gigafast WF719-CAPR Router Username is: UNKNOWN
  • The Default Gigafast WF719-CAPR Router Password is: UNKNOWN

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Gigafast WF719-CAPR router.

Gigafast Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Gigafast WF719-CAPR router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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:

Gigafast WF719-CAPR

Click the Firewall link near the left of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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:

Verify that you have the Enable Port Forwarding checkbox checked.

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

In the Protocol box select the protocol that you want to forward these ports over.

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the Left Port Range and the Right Port Range boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the Left Port Range box. Then enter the highest number of that range into the Right Port Range box.

Enter the name of the program into the Comment box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded is be a good idea.

Click the Apply Changes button when you are all done.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Gigafast WF719-CAPR 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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