Most of the devices like smart phones, laptop, computer, and gaming devices need an internet connection and run nicely on the default setting of the Netgear router, while some may need an extra configuration of your router to work correctly. For few particular TCP port numbers it may require allowing incoming traffic from the internet. And this technique is called “Pot forwarding or opening a port”.
Learn how to enable port triggering for Netgear Wi-Fi router device by making use of 192.168 1.1 admin admin
- Open the browser in your computer, laptop or from any other wireless device which is connected to the network. Now, type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.
- There you will find a login screen, enter your username and password in the specified fields. Keep in mind that your username is admin and default password is password and both the username and password are case sensitive.
- On the basic home display screen, go to advance, then click on advance setup and then go to Port Forwarding.
- Select the Port Triggering radio button.
- Uncheck the Disable Port Triggering check box. The router will not use port triggering even if you have specified port triggering settings until you do not uncheck the Disable Port Triggering check box.
- Enter the value up to 9999 minutes in the port Triggering Timeout field. This port is helpful when your router will not detect for how long time your inbounds ports stayed open. The router needs this value to detect the termination time of the application.
So to connect your devices you need this port otherwise there are several devices which will not work on the default setting of the router. Check your router setting time to time.