How to Port Forward in Your Router for Remote Utilities

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The following ports need to be forwarded for Remote Utilities:

Remote Utilities - PC

  • TCP: 5650
  • UDP:

Forward Ports for Remote Utilities

When you use Remote Utilities you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Remote Utilities.

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

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Setting Up a Port Forward for Remote Utilities

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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 step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Remote Utilities:

List of Routers - Customized for Remote Utilities

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Remote Utilities.

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