Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Yahoo Messenger Phone

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for Yahoo Messenger Phone:

Yahoo Messenger Phone - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 5055

Forward Ports for Yahoo Messenger Phone

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Yahoo Messenger Phone. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Yahoo Messenger Phone.

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

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for Yahoo Messenger Phone

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding 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 Yahoo Messenger Phone:

List of Routers - Customized for Yahoo Messenger Phone

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Yahoo Messenger Phone.

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