How to Forward Ports in Your Router for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

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February 23, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is an Action and Adventure game published by Nintendo released in 2021.

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD includes the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

When you are playing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD 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 find 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

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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD

The necessary ports for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD are as follows:

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD - Switch

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD simply follow one of these links:

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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