Intro Download Buy News Support. This is the password you use to gain access to your network when needed. You are now ready to follow one of our other guides. There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router’s IP address: For more info on this topic, check out our guide titled WEP vs. We have a large list of Linksys Passwords that you can try located here.

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This can be either the IP address of your computer or the IP address of another device on your network. Put a name for this forward in the Application box so that you can remember why you set this forward up.

Navigate to the port forwarding section.

How to Port Forward a Linksys WAG54GS Router

Open up your web browser and find the address bar. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information. We also have the Internets largest collection of Router Screenshots.

Below that is the Wireless Channel. After entering the IP address of your wag5g4s you can simply press enter. Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk.

Linksys WAG54GS Login Instructions

If all goes well you will see the following screen:. You should now see a new menu. We have more tips for you in our guide titled Choosing a Strong Password.


The last thing you need to change is the Passphrase. If your WAG54GS router is not linksyd as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist.

If your username and password do not work then please visit our Default Linksys Router Passwords page.

Now that you have forwarded ports on the Linksys WAG54GS you should test to see if your ports are forwarded correctly. Linksys WAG54GS routers include a very basic firewall that helps protect your home network form unwanted access from the internet.

Linksys WAG54GS Screenshots

If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router’s username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

If you have performed a reset of your WAG54GS device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:.

Since this firewall blocks incoming connections you may need open a port through it for certain games and applications. It is important to setup a static ip address in the device that you are lknksys a port to.


An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password. This brings you to a page like the one seen linosys. There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router’s IP address: If you are already logged in you can skip this step. Put the same port number into both the External Port and the Internal Port boxes.

Linksys WAG54GS Screenshots

Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws. In the picture above the address bar has Need a new router? Wireless Channel Picking a WiFi channel ,inksys not always a simple task. Stock firmwares for the WAG54GS are available under the download section on the modem’s support page.

Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. It usually does not matter which browser you choose to use. It should look something like this:.

Setup a static IP address on either your computer or device that you want to forward a port to. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.