The Huawei HG533 can also be set for port forwarding for various devices, appliance or applications wherein connections are necessary. A lot of people easily assume that port forwarding for the Huawei HG533 is a very technical task which needs the skills of a professional technician.
Truth is, even if this entails a bit of technical skills, this can be done by anyone. Besides, it is necessary to learn the procedure too since this should be done whenever another device would be connected or an application has to be shared.
Before the procedure, make sure that the router has an updated firmware. There are often new upgrades which need to be downloaded in order to ensure that the router is functioning perfectly. To get the latest firmware upgrade, users can obtain it online, download it and run the updates.
To get started with the port forwarding for TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router, the user should start by accessing the internet. Hence, get a hold of the laptop or desktop computer and open a web browser.
TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router IP Address (Username / Password)
Instead of using the default search engine, the address should be changed. For The TalkTalk Huawei HG533, the address box should be http://192.168.1.1.
After typing this, the screen would change and show a new window. The new window has a designated box for the username and password. Typically, for new the default username and password which is ‘admin’ should be used. Take note that if these have been changed, the new ones should be typed in the box.
After logging in, the web interface for the TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router’s setting will appear. The user should click the Advance button. This will open up a new window which showcases the various settings and functions of the router. This page allows configuration so that port forwarding can be done successfully.
Go to the Basic menu options. Select the LAN options. Check out the DHCP server too. This should be enabled. If it is selected, the window should show at least ten available slots for start IP address and end IP address.
It is important that the other device or application which should work with the port forwarding of the TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router should have the right IP address. This means that the IP address that is indicated in the configuration of the TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router and the one being used by the device or application are the same.
To be able to ensure that the port forwarding will work the way it is supposed to, manually configure the new device or application. This means specifying the right IP address, subnetwork/network, router/gateway or DNS. This is important especially if it has been port forwarded before using another router or through a different service provider.
Users need to take note that the port forwarding for the TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router and various devices or application may vary. Hence, when configuring the TalkTalk Huawei HG533 Router through the web interface, it is important to be extra careful when changing the settings so as not to alter other devices or programs.