Port Forwarding on Your Router for Portal

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Portal is a First-Person, Puzzle, Platformer, and Adventure game published by Valve Corporation, Microsoft Game Studios released in 2007.

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Ports To Forward for Portal

The exact ports for Portal are as follows:

Portal - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Portal - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Portal that will show you the necessary ports.

Portal has the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Portal

When you are playing Portal 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 find 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:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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