How to Port Forward SWAT3

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

SWAT3 is a Shooter and Tactical game published by Sierra Entertainment released in 1999.

When you play SWAT3 you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for SWAT3

When you are playing SWAT3 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 click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for SWAT3

The specific ports that need to be forwarded for SWAT3 are as follows:

SWAT3 - PC

  • TCP: 16639
  • UDP: 16638

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and SWAT3 simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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