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
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:
- The IP address of your router.
- The internal IP address of your computer.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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:
- Log in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Put the IP address of your computer in the proper box in your router.
- It is now time to type the TCP and UDP ports that you are forwarding for Xbox One in the correct boxes in your router.
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.