The Arris TG1682G router is a firewall that blocks incoming connections you have not authorized and helps to protect your home network against unwanted access to the internet. You need to create an open port or more frequently called the port forward for allowing a connection through your firewall.
The process involves-
1. Set up a static IP address on the game console on the computer you want the ports forwarded to.
2. You need to login to your ideas TG1682G router
3. Now navigate to the port forwarding section
4. Sounds difficult and confusing to you but by following the below-mentioned step you can correctly open ports in an Arris TG1682G router.
Step 1: It is essential to set up a static IP address in the device that you are forwarding a port for ensuring that your port remains open even after your device reboots. You need to log into your router after setting up a static IP address on your device.
Step 2: You can now log into the Arris TG1682G router. Routers use a web interface which means you need to log in to the router setup page using a web browser to access it.
Browsers can be Safari, Chrome, Yahoo or any other browser you want as it doesn't make any difference what browser you choose to use. Look for the address bar after opening the web browser of your choice and replace it with the IP address of your router by erasing whatever is present in your address bar.
The Arris TG1682G router has a default IP address of 10.0.0.1. Click the enter button on your keyboard once you have entered the address of your router. It will ask for your username and password and to go any further than the first page, you need to enter the values
Step 3: For finding out the port forwarding section of the TG1682G router you need to follow these steps
Step 4: Pick another in the services name drop-down box.
After you have completed or finished the steps do check your work whether the Arris TG1682G ports are forwarded correctly or not.