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Simple LB-Link BL-WR3000 Router Open Port Guide

This is the open port guide for the LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2. We also have the following related guides:

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This LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2 router has a firewall that helps protect your local network from unwanted Internet access. This firewall does this by blocking incoming connections you may need opened for a better gaming or application experience. In order to open additional connections or ports you need to create what is called a port forward.

In this guide I will show you how to port forward on the LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2 router. The steps I will be covering are:

  • setup a static IP address on the device you plan on forwarding these ports to.
  • login to the LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2 router web interface.
  • find the port forwarding page in the router's web interface.
  • setup a port forward for the online game or program of your choice.


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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.

TIP: Write this static IP address down, you need it in step 4.

Step 2

Your LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2 uses a web interface meaning you need to open a web browser. It typically doesn't matter what browser you decide to use, I recommend picking the one you are most comfortable with such as Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox.

After opening the desired web browser, find the address bar. This is normally at the top of the page like this:


192.168.16.1

I have circled the address bar in the image above. All you need to do is enter the router's IP address in this bar and press the Enter key on your keyboard.

By default the LB-Link BL-WR3000 v2 router has an IP address of: 192.168.16.1

If everything works like it should you will see a login screen similar to the one below:

LB-Link BL-WR3000 default login

If you don't see a login screen then something did not go right. The most likely scenario is the router's IP address has been changed. Follow the directions on our How To Find Your Router's IP Address page to find out what it has been changed to.

You should see a space for a username and password.

  • The Default LB-Link BL-WR3000 Router Username is: admin
  • The Default LB-Link BL-WR3000 Router Password is: password

After you have entered the router's username and password, go ahead and press the OK button to continue.

Having Trouble?

This is a pretty common place to get stuck. If you find yourself here, don't panic, there are a few things you can try:

  • First, check all the different LB-Link default combinations. Here is our list of all known Default LB-Link Router Passwords.
  • Second, try and guess what the password/username was changed to. Use our Find Password App to make this step easier.
  • Finally, if you still are stuck after trying both of the above options, it may be time to consider a factory reset. Learn more about this option on the How to Reset a Router page.

Step 3

It is now time to find the port forwarding section of the router. To help you with this step, we begin on the Basic Setup page:

LB-Link BL-WR3000 Basic Static

First, click the Advanced option in the lower right corner of the screen.

LB-Link BL-WR3000 WAN Status

You should now see a page like the one shown above. Click the option in the left sidebar labeled Advanced Settings.

LB-Link BL-WR3000 Port Forwarding

This should take you to the correct page to make a port forward entry. It will look like the screenshot above. If you don't see this page, click the tab at the top of the page labeled Port Forwarding.

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:

Put a dot into the Enable radio button.

Enter the name of the program into the Name box. It doesn't really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded is be a good idea.

Enter the IP address that you want to forward these ports to in the Private IP Address box. You can enter either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another computer or device on your network.

Select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding from the Protocol box.

Enter the port to forward into the Public Port and the Private Port boxes.

When you are finished, be sure to click the Apply button at the bottom of the page.

Are your the ports you just forwarded really open? An easy way to find out is use our free Open Port Checker. It uses a local application to see if the ports are open or not. This guarantees our port checkers accuracy.

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