Configuring Port Range Triggering using the Linksys app

The Port Range Triggering feature allows you to set up the router so that computers can access public services outside the network or on the internet, such as web servers, File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers, email servers, game servers or other internet applications.  Configuring the Port Range Triggering feature of your router is made easy using the Linksys app. 
 
This article will guide you in setting up Port Range Triggering using the app.  Before you start, make sure to check the following:
 
  • Consult your device's documentation or online support site to find out what ports you need to trigger for your device since they differ for every application.
  • If you are a DSL internet subscriber, your DSL modem should be set to bridge mode.  Consult your modem's documentation or online help for instructions, or contact your internet service provider (ISP) and request that your modem be set to bridge mode.

NOTE:  Steps and images may vary depending on the operating system of your mobile device.  In the examples below, iOS and Android™ devices are used.
 
Step 1:
Connect your mobile device to your router's WiFi then open the Linksys app.

 
Step 2:
For iOS, tap Manage Your Wi-Fi.  For Android, tap Log in.

 
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Step 3:
You will be prompted to log in using your Linksys cloud account.  Enter the necessary credentials and tap Log in

NOTE:  You can also choose to log in using Router Password on iOS or Use Router Password on Android.

 
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Step 4:
On the Dashboard, tap the Menu icon on the upper-left corner.

 
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Step 5:
Tap Advanced Settings and choose Port Settings.
 
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Step 6:
Tap on Port Range Triggering.
       
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Step 7:
Tap on Add a rule.

 
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Step 8:
Fill in the details for the Rule Name, Triggered Range, and Forwarded Range.

 
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Step 9:
Tap Save.

 
QUICK TIP:  You can tap on the slider button to activate or deactivate the Rule you have configured.
 
You have now successfully configured the Port Range Triggering feature of your router. 
 
 
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