Need to change RDP port Win 10
“I want to know if I can change the port number of Windows Remote Desktop? I know 3389 is the default port. I'm trying to connect my Win10 at home to my work computer, but it doesn't seem to work because port 3389 hasn't been forwarded yet. And I don't have permission to do so.”
How do I change the RDP port on Windows 10?
As the case is shown above, we can’t use the Remote Desktop feature to remotely control when the two computers are not on the same LAN. Currently, we need to port forward to realize Remote Desktop Connection. Apart from that, it is acknowledged that the 3389 port is the default, so many users are prone to change the RDP port for security, which makes it difficult for hackers to access the data or credentials. How to change the RDP port on Win 10? Read the following steps to change the RDP port.
Way 1: Change the port number in Registry Editor
Step 1. Press Windows + R and type "regedit" and then press “Enter” key.
Step 2. Navigation:
Step 3. Scroll down and find the "PortNumber" DWORD and double-click it.
Step 4. Change the Value data to your new port numbers such as 22102 (between 1025 and 65535) and tick Decimal.
Step 5. Click on OK and restart your computer.
Way 2: Modify Firewall
Step 1. Press Win + R to run the box, type “Control Panel” and press the “Enter” key to open the Control Panel.
Step 2. Click the “System and Security” and then select “Windows Firewall.” Choose “Advanced Settings.”
Step 3. Click the “Inbound Rules” option on the left of the Windows Firewall window and then click the “New Rule” option under the “Actions”.
Step 4. Click the “Port” option and then click “Next.”
Step 5. Click “TCP” for the port type and then click “Specific local ports.” Type in the port number such as 3327 to the textbox and then click “Next.”
Step 6. Click “Allow the connection” and then click “Next.”
Step 7. Select all options for connection types, then click “Next” again
Step 8. Type in a name for the rule such as "TCP port 3327," then click “Finish” to allow the 3327 port in Windows Firewall.
[Free] A remote control software without port forwarding: AnyViewer
From the feedback of many users, they meet with a series of problems in the process of connecting remotely after changing the RDP port. There’s no doubt that changing the RDP port can improve security and promote the RDP session. But it produces more trouble for the users. So, is there an AnyViewer can be your solution! As a remote access software, AnyViewer won’t be limited by LAN to connect, meanwhile it can guarantee the security of RDP. It’s applicable for multiple Windows versions, like Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7 and Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012 R2. Follow me and know the operation of AnyViewer.
Step 1. Install AnyViewer and then open it. Go to the “Log in” tab, click on “Sign up”.
Step 2. Fill in the information to sign up.
Step 3. Now you can see your interface as the following picture. And your device will automatically be assigned to the account you’ve logged in to.
Step 4. If you log the same account on another device, there will be 2 devices in the “My devices” tab. Click the PC that you need to control and click "Remote control" to achieve unattended access with one-click.
Step 5. The connection is established successfully.
Note: If you need to give support to your friends, “Send a control request” is also accessible to complete the remote session.
How to change the RDP port on Win 10? After taking the solutions into practice, you may already change them successfully. However, if you meet some troubles in Remote Desktop Connection after the steps, you’d better choose 3rd party remote access software—AnyViewer, which is totally trustworthy.