The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer are:
Yahoo Messenger File Transfer - PC
- TCP: 80
Forwarding Ports for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer
When you use Yahoo Messenger File Transfer you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Yahoo Messenger File Transfer.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- Your router's internal IP address.
- Your computer's internal IP address.
- Each of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Locate Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Setting Up a Port Forward for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer
A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer in the corresponding boxes in your router.
You probably will need 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 Messenger File Transfer:
List of Routers - Customized for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Yahoo Messenger File Transfer.