Opening Ports for LocationFree using Your Router

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Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for LocationFree:

LocationFree - PC

  • TCP: 5021
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for LocationFree

When you use LocationFree you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to LocationFree.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for LocationFree

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

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 LocationFree:

List of Routers - Customized for LocationFree

That's all it takes to forward your ports for LocationFree.

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