Forwarding Ports in a Huawei SmartAX MT880 Router
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Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 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:
- Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
- Login to your Huawei SmartAX MT880 router.
- Navigate to the port forwarding section.
- Click the NAT link.
- Click the Port Mapping Set button.
- Create a port forward entry.
While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 router.
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After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.
Now we are going to login to your Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 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:
In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 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: 192.168.1.1
You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.
- The Default Huawei SmartAX MT880 Router Username is: admin
- The Default Huawei SmartAX MT880 Router Password is: admin
Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 router.
Huawei Usernames and Passwords
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Click the NAT link near the left of the page.
Click the Port Mapping Set button near the center of the page.
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:
If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the Start Port No. and the End Port No. boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the Start Port No. box. Then enter the highest number of that range into the End Port No. box.
Enter the IP address of the device that you want to forward ports to into the IP Address box. This can be either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another device on your network.
When you're finished, click Save near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.
Test if Your Ports are Open
Now that you have forwarded ports on the Huawei SmartAX-MT880v3 you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.
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