Forward Ports on Your Router for The Forest

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December 24, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Forest is an Open-World, Survival, Action, Simulation, Adventure, and First-Person game published by Endnight Games released in 2018.


The Forest includes the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward The Forest

When you are playing The Forest 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

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

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for The Forest

The required ports that need to be forwarded for The Forest are as follows:

The Forest - Steam

  • TCP: 8766, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 8766, 27000-27031, 27036

The Forest - Playstation 4

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Forest 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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