Forwarding Ports in Your Router for I2P

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for I2P are listed here:

I2P - PC

  • TCP: 8887
  • UDP:

Forwarding Ports for I2P

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use I2P. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to I2P.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Setting Up a Port Forward for I2P

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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for I2P:

List of Routers - Customized for I2P

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for I2P.

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