Port Forwarding for WinTV Extend

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for WinTV Extend are listed here:

WinTV Extend - PC

  • TCP: 7799
  • UDP: 7799

Forwarding Ports for WinTV Extend

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use WinTV Extend. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to WinTV Extend.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Forward Ports for WinTV Extend

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:

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 WinTV Extend:

List of Routers - Customized for WinTV Extend

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for WinTV Extend.

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