How to Port Forward Settlers 3

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

Settlers 3 is Blue Byte's Real-Time and Strategy game with a release date in 1998.

Settlers 3 has the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Settlers 3

When you are playing Settlers 3 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 frequently 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 navigate to 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Settlers 3 Require

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Settlers 3 are as follows:

Settlers 3 - PC

  • TCP: 47624
  • UDP: 3343-3350, 2300-2400

We have guides that are custom tailored for Settlers 3 that will show you the incoming ports that need to be forwarded.

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