Forwarding Ports in Your Router for 7 Days to Die

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September 08, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

7 Days to Die is an Action, Adventure, Role-Playing, Survival, Strategy, Simulation, and Open-World game published by The Fun Pimps, Telltale Publishing released in 2013.


7 Days to Die has the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for 7 Days to Die

When you are playing 7 Days to Die you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and sometimes even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does 7 Days to Die Require

The specific incoming ports for 7 Days to Die are as follows:

7 Days to Die - PC

  • TCP: 8080-8081, 26900
  • UDP: 26900-26902

7 Days to Die - Steam

  • TCP: 8080-8081, 26900, 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 26900-26902, 27015, 27031-27036

7 Days to Die - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

7 Days to Die - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and 7 Days to Die simply follow one of these links:

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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