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Simple Sphairon Turbolink AR860C1 A Router Port Forwarding

Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet. Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forward, since you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network.

The basic process to open a port is:

  1. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to.
  2. Login to your Sphairon Turbolink AR860C1 A router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced button.
    • Click on Port Forwarding.
    • Click the User radio button.
    • Click the New button.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router.



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Step 1

It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that your ports will remain open even after your device reboots.

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  • Or follow our Static IP Address guides to setup a static IP address.

After setting up a static ip address on your devices you need to login to your router.

Step 2

Now we are going to login to your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router. Your router has a web interface, so you will login to it using your web browser. This can be either Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Edge. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use.

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. It should look something like this:


192.168.1.1

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.1.1 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router. Your router's IP address can also be refered to as your computer's default gateway.

By default the IP address is set to: 192.168.1.1

After entering the IP address of your router you can simply press enter. If all goes well you will see the following screen:

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You should see a box prompting you for your username and password.

  • The Default Sphairon Turbolink AR860C1 A Router Username is: Admin
  • The Default Sphairon Turbolink AR860C1 A Router Password is: Admin

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router.

Sphairon Usernames and Passwords

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Sphairon Router Passwords page.

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A router back to its factory settings.

Step 3

Now we need to find the port forwarding section in your router. Here's how you do it. Starting from the first page in your router:

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Click the Advanced button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Port Forwarding.

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Put a dot into the User radio button.

Click the New button near the bottom of the page.

Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A port forward

Step 4

Here are the ports to forward for Xbox Live:

TCP Ports:3074
UDP Ports:3074

If you are looking for the ports for a different application you can find it by either:

You need to name this entry in the Rule Name box. The name does not make any difference in the forward; it's just there so that you can remember later why you setup this forward.

Use the Protocol dropdown box to select the protocol type of the ports you are forwarding.

If you are only forwarding a single port number then enter that number into both the Port Map, Port Start and the Port End boxes. If you are forwarding a range of ports separated by a hyphen then enter the lowest number of that range into the Port Map, Port Start box and the highest number of that range into the Port End box.

When you are all done click the Apply button.

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Select the applications you just created in the Available Rules list, then click the Add > button to move them to the Applied Rules box.

When you're finished, click Apply near the bottom of the screen to save your changes.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Sphairon Turbolink-AR860C1-A you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly.

To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which includes a free Open Port Checker. Our Open Port Check tool is the only online port checking tool with Guaranteed Results.

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