The ports that need to be forwarded for a QSee QT426 DVR are listed here:
QSee QT426 - PC
- TCP: 80, 6036
Forwarding Ports for a QSee QT426 DVR
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QSee QT426 DVR. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QSee QT426 DVR.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your DVR.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
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.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a QSee QT426 DVR
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The normal process for forwarding a port is:
- You can start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your DVR in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for a QSee QT426 DVR in the correct boxes in your router.
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 QT426 DVR:
List of Routers - Customized for QSee QT426
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a QSee QT426 DVR.