Port Forwarding for Sheltered 2

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April 24, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Sheltered 2 is a Role-Playing, Survival, Management, and Simulation game published by Team17 released in 2021.

Sheltered 2 game art showing characters holding weapons.
Sheltered 2 game art showing characters holding weapons.

When you play Sheltered 2 you will experience the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Sheltered 2

When you are playing Sheltered 2 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 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Sheltered 2

The ports that need to be forwarded for Sheltered 2 are as follows:

Sheltered 2 - Steam

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Sheltered 2 that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded.

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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