The following ports need to be forwarded for Internet Phone:
Internet Phone - PC
- UDP: 22555
Set Up a Port Forward for Internet Phone
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Internet Phone. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Internet Phone.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your phone's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
How to Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
Setting Up a Port Forward for Internet Phone
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put your phone's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Internet Phone in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need 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 Internet Phone:
List of Routers - Customized for Internet Phone
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Internet Phone.