Forwarding Ports in Your Router for PlayNow

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for PlayNow are listed here:

PlayNow - PC

  • TCP: 60260
  • UDP:

Setting Up a Port Forward for PlayNow

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use PlayNow. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to PlayNow.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Setting Up a Port Forward for PlayNow

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and 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 PlayNow:

List of Routers - Customized for PlayNow

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for PlayNow.

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