Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Lingo VoIP:
Lingo VoIP - PC
- UDP: 1024-1030, 5060-5065, 10000-20000
Setting Up a Port Forward for Lingo VoIP
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Lingo VoIP. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Lingo VoIP.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your phone's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for Lingo VoIP
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your phone's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for Lingo VoIP in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Lingo VoIP:
List of Routers - Customized for Lingo VoIP
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Lingo VoIP.