Opening Ports for QSee QS408 using Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QS408 DVR are:

QSee QS408 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 9000
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QS408 DVR

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a QSee QS408 DVR. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a QSee QS408 DVR.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QS408 DVR

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The 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 a QSee QS408 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for QSee QS408

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a QSee QS408 DVR.

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