How To Port Forward The Elder Scrolls Online

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July 18, 2017 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The Elder Scrolls Online is a MMO, Role-Playing, Open-World, Action, and Adventure game published by Bethesda Softworks released in 2014.

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Which Ports Does The Elder Scrolls Online Require

The specific incoming ports for The Elder Scrolls Online are as follows:

The Elder Scrolls Online - PC

  • TCP: 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507

The Elder Scrolls Online - Steam

  • TCP: 4380, 27000-27037, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 4380, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507, 27000-27037

The Elder Scrolls Online - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3478-3479, 3544, 4500, 5060, 5062, 6250, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507

The Elder Scrolls Online - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 10040-10060, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 5060, 5062, 6250, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507

The Elder Scrolls Online - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3478-3479, 3544, 4500, 5060, 5062, 6250, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507

The Elder Scrolls Online - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 10040-10060, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 5060, 5062, 6250, 24100-24131, 24300-24331, 24500-24507

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The Elder Scrolls Online includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward The Elder Scrolls Online

When you are playing The Elder Scrolls 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 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

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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