Opening Ports for Kismet using Your Router

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Kismet is Psyop's Trivia/Board Game game with a release date in 2016.

Kismet is considered a trivia / board game. Trivia games are based on testing the players knowledge of trivia, many times within a time limit. Most are single player but there are many that are also multiplayer. Board games usually mimic their real world counterparts like chess, checkers, and Monopoly.

How to Port Forward Kismet

When you are playing Kismet 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

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:

Which Ports Does Kismet Require

The incoming ports for Kismet are as follows:

Kismet - PC

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

Kismet - Playstation 4

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Kismet 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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