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Configuring the remote management feature through the router’s dashboard

The remote management feature of your Belkin router allows you to make changes to the router's settings from anywhere on the internet.  This article will show you how to configure remote management using the Belkin dashboard.  
 
Before performing the steps below, make sure that your Belkin router is connected to your computer.  You also need to create or update your router administrator password.  To learn how to do this, click here

 
Step 1:
On your computer, open a web browser.  Enter “https://router” or the router's IP address in the Address bar then press [Enter].  

NOTE:  To check your router's IP address, click here
 
Step 2:

The dashboard does not have a password by default.  But if you created a router administrator password, enter your password.  Click on Let me in! to access the dashboard.  
 
Step 3:
On the dashboard homepage, click Advanced Settings.
 
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Step 4:
Under the Utilities section, click System Settings.
 
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Step 5:
In the Remote Management section, click the On radio button.  You can allow any IP address or a specific IP address to remotely manage the router.  You can also use port 8080 or assign a different port for remote access.

NOTE:  The remote management feature is disabled by default (Off).  
 
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Step 6:
Click User-added image to apply the changes.

Accessing the Belkin router from a remote location

Step 1:
On a remote computer, open a web browser.  Enter “https://X.X.X.X:8080” in the Address bar then press [Enter].

NOTE:  The Xs represent the router's internet IP address and 8080 represents the port you have set up for remote access.  To watch a video tutorial on how to check the internet or WAN IP address, click here.

Step 2:
 
You will be presented with a login screen.  Enter the password of your router and then click OK.

You have now accessed the router from a remote location.


Related Articles: 

Overview of the Belkin Dashboard
Setting up a Belkin router or modem router through the Dashboard

Setting up a Static IP connection on a Belkin router


Related Video: 

How to check your Belkin router's WAN IP address (VIDEO)

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