Step 1: Note Router’s IP address

Note down your router’s IP address printed on the router’s label. If you don’t have the IP address, follow the steps given below to know how to turn off router firewall.

On Windows:

  • Step 1:Press the Windows button and type cmd in the search box.
  • Step 2:Right-click on the Command prompt icon to select Run as administrator.
  • Step 3:When prompted for permission, click Continue.
  • Step 4:Type ipconfig /all on the command prompt window. Press the Enter key and proceed with how to turn off router firewall guide.
  • Step 5:Your IP address will be found on the Default Gateway section on the command prompt.

On Mac:

  • Step 1:Go to System preferences from the Apple Menu.
  • Step 2:Click the Network icon and select the Advanced tab.
  • Step 3:Navigate to the TCP/IP section to find the IP address of the router.

Step 2: Disable router’s firewall

  • Step 1:Open a web page and enter the IP address of the router. Press Enter.
  • Step 2:If you are prompted for the router’s password, enter it.
  • Step 3:Navigate to the Advanced Settings section from Settings.
  • Step 4:Disable Firewall in the Settings menu. Uncheck the box near the Enable the default firewall option.
  • Step 5:After completing how to turn off router firewall steps, Click OK to confirm the settings.