How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Yahoo File Transfer

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for Yahoo File Transfer:

Yahoo File Transfer - PC

  • TCP: 80
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for Yahoo File Transfer

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

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

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

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Forwarding a Port for Yahoo File Transfer

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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Yahoo File Transfer:

List of Routers - Customized for Yahoo File Transfer

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Yahoo File Transfer.

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