How to open eMule's ports on your router

Before using eMule, one of the mandatory tasks you must perform is to open the ports used by this application in your router. However, note that the steps to follow may vary depending on the brand and model of your device. However, these guidelines will show you how to successfully complete the process in your case. It is also important that you know beforehand the ports that eMule is using. To do so, click on Options.

Open eMule’s settingsOpen eMule’s settings

Next, open the Connection section. Write down the number of the ports or copy them into an empty document.

Check the portsCheck the ports

Now, go to the address 192.168.1.1 in your browser. Keep in mind that this address may vary depending on the brand and model of your router. This information can be found in the router user's manual. Next, enter the username and password to access the device's administration panel.

Access the router configurationAccess the router configuration

Look for the Port Triggering section or similar.

Section to open portsSection to open ports

To add a new port to the list, use the Add button.

Add a new portAdd a new port

Since you only need to open a particular port, simply type the number of the TCP port you copied from eMule's configuration section. You must do this in the Start Port, End Port, Open Start Port, and Open End Port fields. Use the Name field to set a name.

Open a TCP portOpen a TCP port

Once you have finished, use Apply to save the changes.

Confirm the changesConfirm the changes

After that, click on Add again and choose UDP from the drop-down menu.

Open a UDP portOpen a UDP port

Copy the second number you got from eMule, following the instructions above. Do not forget to fill in the Name field. Now, use Apply to save changes.

Apply changes once againApply changes once again

By doing so, the ports used by eMule will be opened. Now, you can enjoy a better connection and faster downloads.