How to Port Forward Team Fortress 2

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

Team Fortress 2 is Valve's First-Person, Tactical, Action, and Shooter game with a release date in 2007.

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Ports Required for Team Fortress 2

The necessary ports for Team Fortress 2 are as follows:

Team Fortress 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27020, 27031-27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Team Fortress 2 that will show you the specific ports.

Team Fortress 2 offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Team Fortress 2

When you are playing Team Fortress 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 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 locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

After that you're done - your ports should be open. Wait, there's more... Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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