The ports that need to be forwarded for Soundjack are listed here:
Soundjack - PC
- UDP: 4401
Forwarding Ports for Soundjack
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Soundjack. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Soundjack.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- The IP address of your device.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
How To Forward Ports for Soundjack
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.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put your device's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Soundjack in the correct boxes in your router.
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 Soundjack:
List of Routers - Customized for Soundjack
Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Soundjack.