Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Wii

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August 04, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for Wii:

Wii - Wii

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for Wii

Wii logo
Wii logo

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Wii. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to Wii.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Setting Up a Port Forward for Wii

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Wii:

List of Routers - Customized for Wii

That's all it takes to forward your ports for Wii.

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