Fallout 76 Connection Issues

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November 05, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

If you have having problems with Fallout 76 not being able to connect, dropping your connection, or severe lag, then you need to setup a port forward in your router.

By setting up a port forward in your router you tell the router to pass all incoming traffic straight to your device running Fallout 76. It doesn't matter if you are playing on PC, Xbox, or Playstation... a port forward can help.

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How To Forward Ports

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Fallout 76 Require

The ports that need to be forwarded for Fallout 76 are as follows:

Fallout 76 - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 3000-3010

Fallout 76 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 3000-3010, 27015, 27031-27036

Fallout 76 - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3000-3010, 3074, 3478-3479

Fallout 76 - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3000-3010, 3074, 3544, 4500

We have guides that are custom tailored for Fallout 76 that will show you the specific ports.

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 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.

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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