How to Port Forward The Secret World

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

The Secret World is Electronic Arts's MMO and Role-Playing game released in 2012.

The Secret World offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for The Secret World

When you are playing The Secret World 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 click the links to get 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does The Secret World Require

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for The Secret World are as follows:

The Secret World - PC

  • TCP: 6881-6889, 7000-7999
  • UDP: 6881-6889, 7000-7999

We have guides that are custom tailored for The Secret World that will show you the ports.

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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