How to Port Forward Fallout 76

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Fallout 76 is a Role-Playing, MMO, Open-World, Action, and Shooter game published by Bethesda Softworks released in 2018.

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Fallout 76 has the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Fallout 76

When you are playing Fallout 76 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 locate 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Fallout 76 Require

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

Fallout 76 - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 3000-3010

Fallout 76 - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935,3478-3480
  • UDP: 3000-3010,3074,3478-3479

Fallout 76 - Xbox One

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

Fallout 76 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 3000-3010,4380,27000-27031,27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Fallout 76 simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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