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How to manually enter an IP address for Port Forwarding on the Verizon Smarthub router?
mickeysuzy
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I need to know how to manually enter the IP address into the Smarthub router so that I can see my NVR from outside the network.  I am using a Static IP address and my NVR has a Static IP Address inside the subnet.  I do not see where I can manually enter an IP Address.  There is a drop-down box that lists various IP Addresses but none shows my NVR.

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Re: How to manually enter an IP address for Port Forwarding on the Verizon Smarthub router?
carment_vzw
Verizon Employee

mickeysuzy-

We want you to have all of the needed tools to set up Port Forwarding from your SmartHub device. Please follow the link for the steps needed and let me know how that works https://vz.to/2TGaViq

Here's a helpful link with FAQ's that may also help https://vz.to/2De07DM

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If my response answered your question please click the "Correct Answer" button under my response. This ensures others can benefit from our conversation. Thanks in advance for your help with this!!

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Re: How to manually enter an IP address for Port Forwarding on the Verizon Smarthub router?
mickeysuzy
Member

Is there a way to manually change the IP Addresses in the drop-down box

under port forwarding or add a new IP address?

Thanks,

Mickeysuzy

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On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 2:55 PM carment_vzw <forums@verizonwireless.com>

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Re: How to manually enter an IP address for Port Forwarding on the Verizon Smarthub router?
John_Getzke
Leader
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Port forwarding will not work unless you have a Public IP Address from Verizon first.

There are currently several work arounds:

1. Purchase a public IP from Verizon for $500

2. Setup a VPN connection

3. Purchase a NVR with a cloud subscription service

4. Terminate service with VZW and purchase service through a provider that offers a public IP

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