How to open the ports of a Huawei HG8245Q2 modem - Quick and easy

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In this world it is essential to have a connection Fast internet as it can mean the difference between losing or winning a game. This is why gamers choose to configure their modem to optimize their Internet connection.

This configuration is achieved by opening the necessary doors of yours modem and thus avoiding any problems in your internet connection. And we will show you how to do this setup in one of the most popular modems which is Huawei's HG8245Q2.

What are the ports of a modem?

Before we start with the explanation, let's talk a little about the ports on your modem, since many people don't know much about this topic. This way you will have enough information to better understand the procedure that we will show you below in the guide.

The technology that allows your connection is quite complex if you are not involved in the world of telecommunications so we will try to explain it to you in the best way. This technology works as follows: the Internet signal is decoded by the modem and distributed via Wi-Fi via the home router.

This in turn needs channels to send and receive the different packets of information from the devices connected to the network. And this is where a modem's ports come into play, which act as channels that the router we have used to receive and send such information.

All Routers have a total of 65536 ports that perform various activities that allow you to always have the best signal quality. However, having them all open can cause the signal in your games to be inadequate, so it is advisable to have only the necessary ones open.

And that's what we will show you next, we will teach you the correct way of configure your router to have only the necessary doors open. So you can always count on the best signal quality on your pc so that you don't have any problems in your online games. You can also learn how to set up a wireless modem.

How to open the modem ports?

The procedure to open the ports of your Huawei modem is very simple, you just have to follow the steps that we will show you below. So follow this guide very carefully so that you don't make any mistakes and you can open your doors without any problem.

Step 1

The first thing you should do is go to your browser and enter the following command to access your modem configuration "". Once inside, enter the username and password you used to set up the modem for the first time. If you are unable to access it, it is important to know the make and model of your router.

Once there you will find a bar with different configuration options at the top, so go to the one called “Rules forward”. Within this section you should go to the call option "Port mapping configuration" to be able to make the necessary changes.

Step 2

The next thing you should do is add one new configuration, you just have to click where it says "new" to start creating it. After doing this, several sections will appear that you can configure, we recommend that you do not change the configuration type as the process will be manual.

The next thing will be to add a name to the configuration and the server value assigned to your Internet connection and the "Protocol" that the Router must follow. After that, all that remains is to assign the internal or external ports that you want to enable in your network in the sections "Postal number internal" e "External postal number".

With this we have already reached the end of the guide to correctly configure the ports of your Router, it will only be necessary to save the configuration by giving it Apply.

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