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Simple Unex IS050E Router Port Forwarding Steps

Unex IS050E 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 Unex IS050E router.
  3. Navigate to the port forwarding section.
    • Click the Advanced Settings button.
    • Click on Virtual Server Settings.
  4. Create a port forward entry.

While these steps might seem difficult at first, we will walk you through each step for your Unex IS050E 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 Unex IS050E 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:


192.168.168.230

In the picture above the address bar has 192.168.168.230 in it. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your Unex IS050E 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: 192.168.168.230

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

Unex IS050E

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

  • The Default Unex IS050E Router Username is: none
  • The Default Unex IS050E Router Password is: administrator

Enter your username and password, and then click the Login button to log in to your Unex IS050E router.

Unex Usernames and Passwords

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

If you still can't login to your router because you forgot your Unex IS050E router username and password, use our How to Reset a Router Password guide to set your Unex IS050E 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:

Unex IS050E

Click the Advanced Settings button near the top of the page.

The menu on the left should change. In this new menu, click Virtual Server Settings.

Unex IS050E 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:

In the Service Name dropdown box pick Customization.

Enter the same port number to be forwarded into both the Public Port No. and the Private Port No. boxes.

You need to enter the IP address that you are forwarding ports to in the Private IP Address box. It's possible for this to be either the IP address of your computer or any other IP address on your network that you want ports forwarded to.

When you are done click the Add button.

Your ports should now be open. It is time to test them.

Test if Your Ports are Open

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Unex IS050E 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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