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How to turn ON or OFF the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature on Belkin routers

This article will guide you on how to turn ON or OFF the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature on your Belkin router.  Choose between the two (2) options below the router you are using.

Belkin Dashboard
Classic web-based setup page

 
Belkin Dashboard
 
Step 1:
Launch a web browser like Internet Explorer®.  

Step 2:
Enter "192.168.2.1" as the router's default IP Address in the Address bar, then press [Enter].  If this does not work, check your router's IP Address.  For instructions, click here.


QUICK TIP:   You may also use "http://router" to access the Belkin Dashboard.

Step 3:
In the Advanced Settings section, click System Settings.
 
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Step 4:
Scroll down to the UPNP Enabling section and click the On radio button to enable or click Off to disable.
 
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Step 5:
Click Save.
 
Classic web-based setup page
 
Step 1:
Launch a web browser like Internet Explorer®.
 
Step 2:
Enter 192.168.2.1 as the router's default IP Address in the Address bar, then press [Enter].  If this does not work, check your router's IP Address.  To know how, click here.

QUICK TIP:   You may also use http://router to access the router's web-based setup page.

Step 3:
Click Login at the top right corner of the page.
 
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Step 4:
Enter your router's password in the Password field then click Submit.
 
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NOTE:  If you haven't set up a password for your router, leave the field blank then click Submit.
 
Step 5:
Click System Settings.
 
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Step 6:
In the UPNP section, click the Enable radio button to turn on the UPnP feature or click Disable to turn it off.

Step 7:
Click Image.
 
You should now have successfully configured the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature of your Belkin router.
 

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