How to Port Forward WebCam Monitor in Your Router

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The ports that need to be forwarded for WebCam Monitor are listed here:

WebCam Monitor - PC

  • TCP: 1040
  • UDP: 1040

Forward Ports for WebCam Monitor

When you use WebCam Monitor you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to WebCam Monitor.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate 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.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for WebCam Monitor

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward 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 WebCam Monitor:

List of Routers - Customized for WebCam Monitor

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for WebCam Monitor.

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