Port Forwarding for Kodi

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April 30, 2022 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Kodi are:

Kodi - Default

  • TCP: 1084, 1131, 1308, 8080, 9090
  • UDP: 1900, 9777, 12374

Setting Up a Port Forward for Kodi

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You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Kodi. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to Kodi.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Forward Ports for Kodi

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Kodi:

List of Routers - Customized for Kodi

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for Kodi.

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