Opening Ports for Epic Games Launcher using Your Router

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for Epic Games Launcher are listed here:

Epic Games Launcher - PC

  • TCP: 433, 3478-3479, 5060, 5062, 5222, 6250, 12000-65000
  • UDP: 3478-3479, 5060, 5062, 6250, 12000-65000

Setting Up a Port Forward for Epic Games Launcher

Epic Games Store logo
Epic Games Store logo

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use Epic Games Launcher. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Epic Games Launcher.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Forward Ports for Epic Games Launcher

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Epic Games Launcher:

List of Routers - Customized for Epic Games Launcher

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Epic Games Launcher.

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