How to Port Forward Age of Empires II

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Age of Empires II is a Real-Time and Strategy game published by Microsoft released in 1999.

Age of Empires II has the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Age of Empires II

When you are playing Age of Empires II 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 on occasion 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 click the links to get to 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 fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Age of Empires II

The specific ports that need to be forwarded for Age of Empires II are as follows:

Age of Empires II - PC

  • TCP: 2300-2400,47624
  • UDP: 2300-2400

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Age of Empires II simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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