How to Port Forward Call of Duty

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

Call of Duty is Activision's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 2003.

Call of Duty offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Call of Duty

When you are playing Call of Duty 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 frequently 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 navigate 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Call of Duty Require

The required incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Call of Duty are as follows:

Call of Duty - PC

  • TCP: 28960
  • UDP: 20500, 20510, 28960

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

When you are done following those steps your ports will be open. Do you need more games or programs forwarded? Check out our games and programs list.

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