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Netgear FM114P Router Port Forwarding Instructions

Netgear FM114P 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 Netgear FM114P router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Netgear FM114P 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 guide to setup a static IP address.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Netgear FM114P 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:


192.168.0.1

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.0.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Netgear FM114P 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: 192.168.0.1

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 Netgear FM114P Router Username is: admin
  • The Default Netgear FM114P Router Password is: password

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Netgear FM114P router.

Netgear Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Netgear FM114P router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Netgear FM114P 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:

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:

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Near the left of the page click the Services link.

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Near the center of the page click the Add Custom Service button.

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Create a name for this forward and put it in the Name box. The name is only used as a reminder and has no effect on the port forward.

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

If you are only forwarding a single port number then enter that number into both the Start Port and the Finish Port boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports separated by a hyphen then enter the lowest number of that range into the Start Port box and the highest number of that range into the Finish Port box.

Near the left of the page click the Rules link.

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Click the Outbound or Inbound Services Add button.

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Choose the service you created from the Service dropdown box.

From the Action dropdown box choose ALLOW always.

Enter the IP address of the device that you want to forward ports to into the Send to LAN Server box. This can be either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another device on your network.

From the WAN Users dropdown box choose Any.

Use the Log dropdown box to choose Never.

When you are done click the Apply button.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Netgear FM114P 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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