Navigate to the port forwarding section. Intro Download Buy News Support. Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. Use the Select a computer box to choose a device to forward ports to.

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Now that you have your router’s Internal IP Address we are ready to login to it. Now we are going to login to your 2wire A router. It should look something like this:.

If you did not see your router’s ip address in the list above. It doesn’t really matter what you put into this box, but something that will remind you why these ports are being forwarded is be a good idea. You can use any web browser you like to login to the 2Wire A. It looks like this:.

Then enter the highest number of that range into the Port or Range To box. Just replace all of that with the IP address of your 2wire A router.

Look for your password on the bottom of your router or in the paperwork that came with your router. To test if your port has been properly forwarded, you can use our Network Utilities tool, which 2071a- a free Open Port Checker. You should see a dialog box pop up asking your for your 2Wire A username and password.


If all goes well you will see the following screen:.

Unless you have 271-a reason to use different numbers then you should use the default protocol timeouts: Create a port forward entry. We think that forwarding a port should be easy.

Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here. Use the Select a computer box to choose a device to forward ports to. You need to know the username and password to login to your 2Wire A. Since this firewall 201-a incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications.

2Wire 2071-A Login Instructions

Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. If you are forwarding a range of ports, enter the lowest number of that range into the Port or Range From box. If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you 2071-z want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router’s username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router’s IP address: Open up your 2sire browser and find the address bar.

Download Manual for the 2Wire A

Or you can use our free software called Router IP Address. Opening Ports in a 2wire A Router 2wire A routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet.


This process of opening a port is frequently called a port forwardsince you are forwarding a port from the internet to your home network. Click the Firewall button. Use the Select a computer to select the device to forward ports to.

2Wire 2071-A User Manual

If you are forwarding a single port, enter that port number into the Port or Range From and the Port or Range To boxes. You are now ready to follow one of our other guides. You may want to follow our guide called How To Reset your Router. While these steps might seem difficult at first, we 2wige walk you through each step for your 2wire 2701-a router.

The 2Wire A has a web interface for configuration. Select the applications you just created in the Applications list, then click the Add button to move them to the Hosted Applications box.