Network Utilities

Opening Ports for Heal using Your Router

Heal is a 2D, Puzzle, and Adventure game published by Jesse Makkonen, Ratalaika Games released in 2021.

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Heal has the following styles of gameplay.

  • In a 2D style game the graphics are usually more flat and do not have a 3D appearance. Some 2D games will have flat graphics with a 3D appearance to them but they are still considered 2D games.
  • Puzzle games require players to solve a variety of puzzles ranging from logic to patterns to words and numbers. They are sometimes timed and sometimes do not have a time limit. Some puzzle games have a level progression built in to them and others are more in the arcade style.
  • In an adventure game you generally play through a story, usually as the protagonist. They rely heavily on story telling and can be inspired from books or movies.

How to Port Forward Heal

When you are playing Heal 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 on occasion 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:

  • The IP address of your network router.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does Heal Require

The specific ports for Heal are as follows:

Heal - Steam

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

Heal - Playstation 4

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

Heal - Playstation 5

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

Heal - Switch

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

Heal - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,500,3074,3544,4500

Heal - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,500,3074,3544,4500

We have guides that are custom tailored for Heal that will show you the connection ports.

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

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.