How to Port Forward a Netgear Router

Please let me know that how to port forward a Netgear router. I am facing some issue while doing this. Help me.
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If your network consists of a server, Then there is the possibility that you need to choose the type of server you want to forward. The various types of servers can be game servers, FTP servers, and locally visible web servers.

Now, for forwarding Port on Netgear Router-specific protocol, you need to follow some steps like deciding the game app and service you want to provide, then start searching for the local IP address of your PC, and then give the reserved IP address to the PC’s server then open internet browser from your PC and enter, a login window will open then enter the login credentials and after that click on the Advanced setup.

Now go to the port forwarding, select the Radio button, and let it remain selected. Go to the menu and select the service name that you wish to add, but it is not on the list.

Steps to Forwarding Port on Netgear Router Specific Protocols:

Below are the steps that you need to carry out in order to forward specific protocols.

Step 1: Decide the game, app, and type of service you wish to provide.

Step 2: Start searching for the local IP address of your PC on the network that will provide you with the service. The computer server needs to have the same IP address.

Step 3: Give a reserved IP address to the server PC.

Step 4: Open your internet browser from your smartphone or PC, which is connected to the network of your router.

Step 5: Enter in the address bar of the router. After this, a login window will open up.

Step 6: Enter the username and password of your router. Enter admin in the username section and password in the password section. Both the name as well as the password are case-sensitive. Now, the Basic Home page opens up.

Step 7: Click on Advanced and then go to Advanced setup. After that, go to Port triggering or Port forwarding.

Step 8: Select the Radio Button of port forwarding and then let it remain selected.

Step 9: Go to the menu of Service Name and then select service name. In case the service that you wish to add is not in the list, then you must form a custom service.

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