How to Port Forward Final Fantasy XIV Online

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Final Fantasy XIV Online is Square Enix's MMO, Role-Playing, Action, Adventure, and Open-World game with a release date in 2010.

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Final Fantasy XIV Online includes the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Final Fantasy XIV Online

When you are playing Final Fantasy XIV Online 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 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Final Fantasy XIV Online Require

The exact ports for Final Fantasy XIV Online are as follows:

Final Fantasy XIV Online - PC

  • TCP: 54992-54994, 55006-55007, 55021-55040
  • UDP:

Final Fantasy XIV Online - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 54992-54994, 55006-55007, 55021-55040
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

Final Fantasy XIV Online - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 8080, 55296-55551
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 55296-55551

Final Fantasy XIV Online - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080, 54992-54994, 55006-55007, 55021-55040, 55296-55551
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658, 55296-55551

Final Fantasy XIV Online - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 8080, 55296-55551
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 55296-55551

We have guides that are custom tailored for Final Fantasy XIV Online that will show you the network ports.

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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