The ports that need to be forwarded for Yahoo Fantasy Sports are listed here:
Yahoo Fantasy Sports - PC
- TCP: 843, 1843, 11999
- UDP: 843, 1843, 11999
Forward Ports for Yahoo Fantasy Sports
You may need to forward ports in your router when you use Yahoo Fantasy Sports. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to Yahoo Fantasy Sports.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your computer's IP address.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for Yahoo Fantasy Sports
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
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 your computer's IP address in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for Yahoo Fantasy Sports in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have 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 Yahoo Fantasy Sports:
List of Routers - Customized for Yahoo Fantasy Sports
That's all it takes to forward your ports for Yahoo Fantasy Sports.