Netgear WNR2000 (N300) Port Forwarding Setup Guide

Netgear WNR2000 (N300) port forwarding setup guide is simple and easy to understand. Before we start you need to answer a question. Why do you need to read this port forwarding setup guide? The answer to this question is simple you need port forwarding when you want to access any part of your PC for some reasons like gaming or cameras etc.

Following is the step-by-step port forward guide for Netgear Router WNR2000 (N300).

Default Login to WNR2000

You need to go under the Advanced settings screen → Advanced setup. You should see the Port Forwarding/Port Triggering section in the list. Click it and you will find yourself in the next port forwarding section screen.

Service Name

You need to choose the service name. Choose a name that is easy to memorize so that you don’t forget it easily. Try choosing a name that matches the type of ports you want to open.


You should know that different software can function on a different type of protocol. You can go for TCP/UDP if you are not sure about it.

External Port Range

This is easy. You just have to enter the range of the ports you want to open. Just enter the single port in case there is no range. But what if there is a range? How will you separate the two numbers? For this purpose, you will be using “-”.

Using the same port range for internal port

You can checkmark the option “Use the same port range for internal” port.

Internal IP Address

You should know the IP address of the device on which you are running the service. You can select the port you wish to open using the radio button.

Finally, save the settings by clicking the Apply button.

The port forwarding function for your Netgear WNR2000 (N300) Router has been set up successfully.

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