The internet is a technology that has most revolutionized the lives of all people around the world today. Thanks to him we have tools such as social networks , email, being able to download files and many other things.
Life would be very different if this technology were not in our power, since it directly or indirectly influences many areas. One of the areas where it influences a lot is in that of games and specifically in those that are online.
In this world it is essential to have a fast internet as that can make the difference between losing or winning a game. That is why gamers choose to configure their modem in such a way that it can optimize their internet connection.
This configuration is achieved by opening the necessary ports of your modem and thus avoid any problem in your internet connection. And we are going to show you how to perform this configuration in one of the most popular modem which is the HG8245Q2 from Huawei.
What are the ports of a modem?
Before starting with the explanation, let’s talk a little about the ports of your modem, since many people do not know much about this topic. This way you will have enough information to better understand the procedure that we are going to show you next in the guide.
The technology that allows your connection is quite complex if you are not involved in the world of telecommunications so we will try to explain it to you in the best way. This technology works as follows, The internet signal is decoded by your modem and distributed via Wi-Fi through your home router.
This, in turn, needs channels to send and receive the different information packets from the devices connected to your network. And that is where the ports of a modem come in, acting as channels that the Router uses to receive and send that information.
All Routers have a total of 65536 ports that serve different tasks that allow you to always have the best signal quality. However, having them all open can make your signal in your games not adequate, so it is advisable to have only the necessary ones open.
And that is what we are going to show you next, we will teach you the correct way to configure your Router to have only the necessary ports open. So you can always count on the best signal quality on your pc so you don’t have any problems in your online games. You can also learn how to configure a wireless modem .
How to open the ports of your modem?
The procedure to open the ports of your Huawei modem is very simple, you just have to follow the steps that we are going to show you below. So follow this guide very carefully so that you don’t make any mistakes and you can open your ports without any problem.
The first thing you should do is go to your browser and enter the following command to enter the configuration of your modem “192.168.100.1”. Once inside, enter the Username and password that you used to configure the modem for the first time. If you cannot access it, it is important to know the make and model of your router .
Once there you will find a bar with several configuration options at the top so go to the one called “Forward Rules”. Within this section you should go to the option called “Port Maping Configuration” to be able to make the changes you need.
The next thing you should do is add a new configuration , you just have to click where it says “new” to start creating it. After doing this, several sections will appear that you can configure, we advise you not to modify the type of configuration since the process will be manual.
The next thing will be to add a name to the configuration and the value of the server assigned to your internet connection and the “Protocol” that the Router must follow. After that, it only remains to assign the internal or external ports that you wish to enable in your network in the sections “Internal Post Number” and “External Post Number”.
With that we have already reached the end of the guide to configure the ports of your Router correctly, it will only be left to save the configuration giving it apply.