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Simple Huawei HG622u Router Port Forwarding Steps

Huawei HG622u 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 Huawei HG622u router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced link.
    • Click on NAT.
    • Click the Port Mapping link.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Huawei HG622u 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 Huawei HG622u 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:


10.0.0.138

In the picture above the address bar has 10.0.0.138 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Huawei HG622u 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: 10.0.0.138

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

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

  • The Default Huawei HG622u Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Huawei HG622u Router Password is: admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Huawei HG622u router.

Huawei Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Huawei HG622u router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Huawei HG622u 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:

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Click the Advanced link near the left of the page.

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

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Click the Port Mapping link near the top of the page.

Huawei HG622u 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:

Enable the Customization radio button.

In the Interface dropdown box choose an available connection.

Use the Protocol dropdown box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

If you are forwarding a range of ports then you need to enter the lowest number of that range into the left hand External Start Port and External End Port boxes and the highest number of that range into the right hand External Start Port and External End Port boxes.

If you are forwarding a single port then you can enter that same port number into both of the External Start Port and both of the External End Port boxes.

In the Internal Port box type the port to forward.

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

Put a name for this forward in the Mapping Name box so that you can remember why you set this forward up. The name does not matter so pick something that has meaning to you.

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 Huawei HG622u 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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