How to Port Forward Counter-Strike: Source

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

Counter-Strike: Source is a First Person Shooter game published by Valve Corporation released in 2004.

Counter-Strike: Source includes the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Counter-Strike: Source

When you are playing Counter-Strike: Source 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 click the links to get to 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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Counter-Strike: Source

The exact ports that need to be forwarded for Counter-Strike: Source are as follows:

Counter-Strike: Source - Steam

  • TCP: 27014-27050, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 1200, 3487, 4379-4380, 27000-27030, 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

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

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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