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# 262193 9-Jan-2020 15:09
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Hey guys,

 

 

 

I've been trying to set it up so I can stream my xbox one x to my pc when I'm away from home. Currently it streams fine when I am on my home network but it's possible to do it from anywhere, but I can't for the life of me get it to work. 

 

 

 

My home router is a vodafone version HG659. I have set up port forwarding for the required ports to my xbox and am then trying to put in my home network public ip in the xbox companion app to connect to it. When adding the port forwarding rules it gave an error saying external ports can't include 50000-50020(when trying to forward ports 49000-65000) so I forwarded 49000-49999 and 50021-65000. I'm unsure if this would be breaking it or if it's something else. 

 

 

 

Would anyone be able to help me get it working please?

 

 

 

Thanks,

 

 

 

Sean.


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  # 2389101 9-Jan-2020 15:24
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The streaming is LAN only, so wont work over internet unless you setup a VPN and even then probably wouldnt be the best experience.

 

https://beta.support.xbox.com/help/games-apps/apps-help/how-to-use-game-streaming-in-xbox-console-companion-app





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  # 2389103 9-Jan-2020 15:26
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Not strictly true.  You can get it working externally but it takes a lot of port forwarding, and obviously it's unsupported.  I did it once last year and while it technically worked, it wasn't a great experience.  Certainly not as seamless as the PS4 Remote Play service. 

 

Personally I'm going to wait for their xcloud personal streaming service to finally come out in a few months (hopefully). 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2389104 9-Jan-2020 15:26
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I think you're forwarding the wrong ports. Have a read of this;

 

https://www.androidauthority.com/stream-xbox-one-to-windows-10-970235/

 

 

 

If you have marginal internet connection on either side, lag might make gaming unplayable.

 

 

 

Please be aware and understand the security concerns with opening ports on your home network in general. I'm not aware of any issues opening ports for gaming consoles but usual caveats apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit: Incorrect usage of 'your'.




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  # 2389109 9-Jan-2020 15:36
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xpd:

 

The streaming is LAN only, so wont work over internet unless you setup a VPN and even then probably wouldnt be the best experience.

 

https://beta.support.xbox.com/help/games-apps/apps-help/how-to-use-game-streaming-in-xbox-console-companion-app

 

 

 

 

The internet is full of vids of people getting it working and rather easily. But for some reason it doesn't work for me so I'm just looking for help in finding out what the issue is with my config.


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  # 2389111 9-Jan-2020 15:38
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I'm just going by the "official" guides :D

 

I've always found the Huawei HG units a bit hit and miss with port forwarding, ensure its saved, and reboot the unit after any changes. 

 

Good luck (and Im interested to see how you find it if it works :) )

 

 





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  # 2389112 9-Jan-2020 15:45
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Ruphus:

 

I think you're forwarding the wrong ports. Have a read of this;

 

https://www.androidauthority.com/stream-xbox-one-to-windows-10-970235/

 

 

 

If you have marginal internet connection on either side, lag might make gaming unplayable.

 

 

 

Please be aware and understand the security concerns with opening ports on your home network in general. I'm not aware of any issues opening ports for gaming consoles but usual caveats apply.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit: Incorrect usage of 'your'.

 

 

 

 

I think that article actually has the wrong ports listed as every other article I've found says to use 49000-65000 rather than 4900-6500. I have tried both but still no luck. I even tried putting it in the dmz but that didn't even work so perhaps the port forwarding is not working correctly. On the router you have to use mac address rather than ip for port forwarding and although I'm sure that must be fine, I'm used to using IP so I don't like using mac. That wouldn't be an issue, right?




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  # 2389113 9-Jan-2020 15:46
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xpd:

 

I'm just going by the "official" guides :D

 

I've always found the Huawei HG units a bit hit and miss with port forwarding, ensure its saved, and reboot the unit after any changes. 

 

Good luck (and Im interested to see how you find it if it works :) )

 

 

 

 

 

 

I absolutely hate how the port forwarding is done on this router! so cumbersome. :(


 
 
 
 


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  # 2389114 9-Jan-2020 15:46
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Seanskatesalot:

 

The internet is full of vids of people getting it working and rather easily. But for some reason it doesn't work for me so I'm just looking for help in finding out what the issue is with my config.

 

 

It's not that easy, there's always a bunch of caveats and ports that either are forgotten or not mentioned for whatever reason.  Then you have the issue of the ports possibly not being allowed external access on the internet you're using at the other end.  And then the performance is usually crap.  So really it's only worth the effort as a bit of fun to get it working, not as something useful in practice to actually play your games. 




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  # 2389117 9-Jan-2020 15:55
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gehenna:

 

Seanskatesalot:

 

The internet is full of vids of people getting it working and rather easily. But for some reason it doesn't work for me so I'm just looking for help in finding out what the issue is with my config.

 

 

It's not that easy, there's always a bunch of caveats and ports that either are forgotten or not mentioned for whatever reason.  Then you have the issue of the ports possibly not being allowed external access on the internet you're using at the other end.  And then the performance is usually crap.  So really it's only worth the effort as a bit of fun to get it working, not as something useful in practice to actually play your games. 

 

 

 

 

well I was just on holiday at a relatives place in a different country and it would have been absolutely ideal. Using two home networks I don't see why the performance would be crap? The service works really well on home networks.


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  # 2389120 9-Jan-2020 16:04
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I don't know what to tell you.  You can listen to the advice of people who've done it before, or you can do it yourself and find out yourself, up to you.  This is why Microsoft is bringing out Xcloud personal streaming in a few months in addition to xcloud game streaming.    




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  # 2389139 9-Jan-2020 16:51
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gehenna:

 

I don't know what to tell you.  You can listen to the advice of people who've done it before, or you can do it yourself and find out yourself, up to you.  This is why Microsoft is bringing out Xcloud personal streaming in a few months in addition to xcloud game streaming.    

 

 

 

 

would love to do it myself as xcloud likely won't reach nz for a long time. But I can't get it working...hence why I asked for help....




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  # 2389143 9-Jan-2020 17:01
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Does anyone know if there could be an issue due to IPv4 and IPv6? 




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  # 2389154 9-Jan-2020 17:17
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I'm pretty sure the ports aren't being opened at all. Can anyone help me actually get port forwarding working on this POS router?


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  # 2389156 9-Jan-2020 17:24
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It's probably a TCP/UDP port issue, which is also likely why it doesn't perform well externally.



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  # 2389160 9-Jan-2020 17:28
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gehenna: It's probably a TCP/UDP port issue, which is also likely why it doesn't perform well externally.

 

 

 

I've just tried to check several different ports with port checker and they're all closed. Tried opening the ports for my PC, tried for my xbox....tried putting it in the DMZ....nothing. What the hell could I be missing here


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