How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!

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

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! is Nintendo, The Pokémon Company's Role-Playing and Adventure game released in 2018.


Ports Required for Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!

The necessary ports for Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! are as follows:

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! simply follow one of these links:

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! has the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!

When you are playing Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! 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 on occasion 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 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'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 process for forwarding a port is usually:

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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