Opening Ports for QSee QSPDVR16 using Your Router

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR:


  • TCP: 80, 1159-1161
  • UDP: 80, 1159-1161

Set Up a Port Forward for a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR

When you use a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR.

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

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Forward Ports for a QSee QSPDVR16 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.

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:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR:

List of Routers - Customized for QSee QSPDVR16

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a QSee QSPDVR16 DVR.

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