Opening Ports for Raft using Your Router

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January 24, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Raft is Axolot Games's Action, Adventure, and Survival game released in 2018.

Raft offers the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Raft

When you are playing Raft 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 sometimes 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Raft

The necessary ports for Raft are as follows:

Raft - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

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

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want more? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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