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Fastest Netcomm 3G9WB Router Open Port Guide

Netcomm 3G9WB routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

The basic process to open a port is:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your Netcomm 3G9WB router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Settings button.
    • Click on NAT.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
    • Click the Add button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Netcomm 3G9WB router.



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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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  • Or follow our Static IP Address guides to setup a static IP address.

After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Netcomm 3G9WB router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:


10.0.0.138

In the picture above the address bar has 10.0.0.138 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Netcomm 3G9WB router. Your router's IP address can also be refered to as your computer's default gateway.

By default the IP address is set to: 10.0.0.138

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.

  • The Default Netcomm 3G9WB Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Netcomm 3G9WB Router Password is: admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Netcomm 3G9WB router.

Netcomm Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Netcomm Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Netcomm 3G9WB router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netcomm 3G9WB router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:

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Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click NAT.

You should now see a new menu. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Click the Add button near the center of the page.

Netcomm 3G9WB port forward

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:

Select the Custom Server radio button.

Make up a name to put in the Custom Server box. The name does not have any effect on the functionality of the forward, it's simply there so you can know why it was created.

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Server IP Address box. It's possible for this to be either the IP address of your computer or any other IP address on your network that you want ports forwarded to.

If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of the range into the External Port Start and Internal Port Start boxes. Then enter the highest number of the range into the External Port End and Internal Port End boxes. If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the External Port Start, External Port End, Internal Port Start and Internal Port End boxes.

Select the required protocol for these ports from the Protocol dropdown box.

When you're finished, click Save/Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Netcomm 3G9WB you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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