Network Utilities

How To Open Ports in Your Router for Heave Ho

Heave Ho is Devolver Digital's Party/Minigame and Puzzle game released in 2019.

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Heave Ho has the following genres of gameplay.

  • Party games, or minigames, are usually a collection of small, simple to learn games with intuitive controls that are intended to be played in a party situation with people who may not be familiar with the games controls. They are fun and simple and generally not very deep or challenging. The most common example is Mario Party, but there are many that are based on game shows as well.
  • 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.

Port Forward Heave Ho

When you are playing Heave Ho 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 sometimes 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.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

  • Login to your router.
  • Find 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 corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Heave Ho

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Heave Ho are as follows:

Heave Ho - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Heave Ho yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

Heave Ho - Steam

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

Heave Ho - Switch

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Heave Ho 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.

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.