Forward Ports on Your Router for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

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June 11, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is an Action and Adventure game published by Nintendo released in 2019.

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The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening has the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

When you are playing The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 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 on occasion 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 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

The network ports for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening are as follows:

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - Switch

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

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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