Create a Port Forward for Internet Phone in your Router

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for Internet Phone:

Internet Phone - PC

  • TCP:
  • 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:

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:

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.

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