How to eliminate lag in Apex Legends

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February 10, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Apex Legends is a First-Person, Tactical, Action, and Shooter game published by Electronic Arts released in 2019.

Apex Legends artwork featuring Bloodhoud, Wraith, and Octane
Apex Legends artwork featuring Bloodhoud, Wraith, and Octane

Which Ports Does Apex Legends Require

The specific incoming ports for Apex Legends are as follows:

Apex Legends - PC

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 1024-1124, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Apex Legends - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3216, 3478-3480, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3478-3479, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Apex Legends - Xbox One

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 88, 500, 1024-1124, 3074, 3544, 4500, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Apex Legends - Steam

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27015, 27036, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 1024-1124, 18000, 27015, 27031-27036, 29900, 37000-40000

Apex Legends - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920, 9960-9969, 1024-1124, 3216, 18000, 18120, 18060, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 1-65535

Apex Legends - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3216, 3478-3480, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3478-3479, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Apex Legends - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
  • UDP: 88, 500, 1024-1124, 3074, 3544, 4500, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

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Apex Legends includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Apex Legends

When you are playing Apex Legends 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 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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