How to Port Forward Sonic Mania

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

Sonic Mania is a 2D, Action, and Platformer game published by Sega released in 2017.

Sonic Mania has the following styles of play.

Port Forward Sonic Mania

When you are playing Sonic Mania 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 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

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 usually:

Ports To Forward for Sonic Mania

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for Sonic Mania are as follows:

Sonic Mania - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Sonic Mania - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Sonic Mania - PC

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

Sonic Mania - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Sonic Mania that will show you the required 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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