SIP Devices & Your Network - Opening Port 5060

To setup your SIP device, port 5060 must be open on your network.

To allow your SIP device to communicate on your network, you will need to open port 5060 within the settings of your router.

The process for opening ports will vary depending on the make and model of your router, however, you will often find the required settings under one of the following areas.

  • Port Forwarding
  • Applications
  • Gaming
  • Virtual Servers
  • Firewall
  • Protected Setup

For more specific guidance on opening ports on your router, we recommend referring to the manufacturer documentation for your router.