Port Forward a Netgear Router

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July 18, 2017 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Netgear routers

Netgear was started in 1996 and had become a popular manufacturer of both wired and wireless routers. Netgear is perfect for use in the home or even small business. Their routers are reliable and easy to use.

Open Port on Netgear Routers

Most Netgear routers are pretty simple to setup. A Netgear router will sometimes refer to a port forward as a service making it a bit confusing. Other than that, the menu to the left of the screen should be pretty basic to follow.

If your Netgear model is not in the list below, we suggest trying our Netgear Nighthawk R7000 and Netgear D7000 guides. Between the two of those you should be able to open a port on just about any recent Netgear router.

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