How to Port Forward APB

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

APB is Realtime Worlds's Action, Adventure, Shooter, and Third-Person game released in 2007.

APB has the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward APB

When you are playing APB 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 intermittently 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 find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for APB

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for APB are as follows:

APB - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 3074

APB - PC

  • TCP: 80, 443, 2106, 3720
  • UDP: 3478-3479, 3722-3730, 5060, 5062, 12000-17000

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

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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