Port Forwarding for PlayStation 4 Broadcast

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use PlayStation 4 Broadcast. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to PlayStation 4 Broadcast.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Setting Up a Port Forward for PlayStation 4 Broadcast

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for PlayStation 4 Broadcast:

List of Routers - Customized for PlayStation 4 Broadcast

Setting Up a Port Forward for PlayStation 4 Broadcast

The ports that need to be forwarded for PlayStation 4 Broadcast are listed here:

PlayStation 4 Broadcast - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 2805-2899, 6667
  • UDP:

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for PlayStation 4 Broadcast.

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