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How to change RDP port? In this article, we are going to change the port that Remote Desktop listens on.


Dec, 18

How to change RDP Port in Windows 10, 2019, 2016, 2012

In this article, we are going to change rdp port used in Remote Desktop access.

By default, the Remote Desktop Connection port number is 3389.

When you connect to a remote computer (either a Windows client or Windows Server) through the Remote Desktop connection, the Remote Desktop feature on your computer "hears" the connection through a listening port (3389 by default). You can change that listening port on Windows computers by modifying the registry. In order to do this follow these steps:

  1. Start Registry Editor (Run > Regedit)
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp  

  How to change RDP port?

  1. Find the "PortNumber" subkey
  2. Enter the port number in Decimal.
  3. Quit Registry Editor.
  4. Restart the computer.


The next time you connect to this computer by using the Remote Desktop connection, you must type the new RDP port

This article’s method was tested on Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows 10 Professional, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012


How to connect RDP with custom port

you should write custom port number right after ip address like this :2020

 How to connect RDP with custom port

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