How to Port Forward League of Legends

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

League of Legends is an Action, Real-Time, and Strategy game published by Riot Games released in 2009.

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League of Legends offers the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward League of Legends

When you are playing League of Legends 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 intermittently 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 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does League of Legends Require

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for League of Legends are as follows:

League of Legends - PC

  • TCP: 2099, 5222-5223, 8088, 8393-8400
  • UDP: 5000-5500, 8088

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and League of Legends simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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