Set Up Arris TG1682G Port Forwarding In A Matter Of Minutes
Your Arris TG1682G router features a firewall that secures your network by preventing intruder access to your network and possible breach of data. However, you may need to open your network if you want to run specific programs or games effectively. To do this, you need to forward some ports in your router. We give you a detailed guide on how to set up Arris TG1682G port forwarding and accomplish your online tasks.
Set Up a Static IP Address
You need to set up a static IP address of the device receiving the forwarded ports to ensure your ports remain open if your device reboots.
Log in To Your Arris TG1682G Router
The Arris TG1682G router uses a web interface. Thus, to log in and access its pages, you need a web browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. Find the address bar on your browser, replace the address on it with your Arris TG1682G default IP address 10.0.0.1, and press the Enter button. This action will open a window prompting you to enter your login credentials. If you changed the default credentials in the past, use your current details to log in. However, if you did not, input the Arris TG1682G default credentials Username: admin and Password: password and click the Login tab to log in.
Find the Port Forwarding Section in Your Router
On your Arris TG1682G router homepage, find the Port Forwarding Section as follows:
- Click the Advanced tab at the left of your screen
- Find the Port forwarding section link and click it to open the Port Forwarding page.
Create a Port Forwarding Entry
On the port forwarding section of your Arris TG1682G router, create a port forwarding entry as follows:
- Click on the ADD SERVICE tab
- On the Common Service dropdown, select Other
- Select the protocol, whether TCP, UDP, or Both, using the Service Type dropdown.
- Input the IP address you are forwarding the ports to in the Server IPv4 Address box but leave the Server IPv6 Address boxes blank.
- Enter the highest and lowest port numbers in the Start Port and End Port boxes, respectively, if forwarding a range of ports and the same port number in both boxes for single port forwarding.
- Click the Save button and test your ports to see if they are open.