Open Ports on Your Router for SingStar: Mecano

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

SingStar: Mecano is a Music game published by Sony Computer Entertainment released in 2009.

SingStar: Mecano is a music style video game. In a music style of video game the gameplay focuses on playing musical instruments. Some music games like Rockband use instruments and microphones, while others like Rocksmith teach you how to play your own instrument with a special adapter cable. Other music style games employ trivia, memory, or focus on the experience of listening to the music.

Forward Ports for SingStar: Mecano

When you are playing SingStar: Mecano 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for SingStar: Mecano

The required incoming ports for SingStar: Mecano are as follows:

SingStar: Mecano - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

We have guides that are custom tailored for SingStar: Mecano that will show you the ports.

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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