Create a Port Forward for Xbox One in your Router

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for Xbox One:

Xbox One - Xbox One

  • TCP: 53, 80, 3074
  • UDP: 53, 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Forward Ports for Xbox One

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Xbox One logo

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

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Find Your Router's IP Address

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

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Forwarding a Port for Xbox One

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.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. 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 Xbox One:

List of Routers - Customized for Xbox One

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for Xbox One.

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