The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Ring Chime are:
Ring Chime - Internet of Things
- TCP: 50157-65168
- UDP: 68, 50534-62946
Forwarding Ports for Ring Chime
When you use Ring Chime you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Ring Chime.
By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your device.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for Ring Chime
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Type the IP address of your device into the correct box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Ring Chime 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 Ring Chime:
List of Routers - Customized for Ring Chime
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Ring Chime.