How to Open Ports for Apex Legends using Port Forwarding

Ports Needed To Run Apex Legends

To play the game, you need to forward some ports in your router as routers are not configured to Apex Legends game’s requirements. When it comes to gaming, forwarding ports is a helpful trick as it can bolster your network connection, making it more stable and faster.

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 1024-1124, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
UDP: 1024-1124, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Ports to Forward on Playstation 4

TCP: 1024-1124,1935,3216,3478-3480,9960-9969,18000,18060,18120,27900,28910,29900
UDP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3478-3479, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000

Ports to Forward on Xbox One

TCP: 1024-1124, 3074, 3216, 9960-9969, 18000, 18060, 18120, 27900, 28910, 29900
UDP: 88, 500, 1024-1124, 3074, 3544, 4500, 18000, 29900, 37000-40000
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How to Forward Ports

Port forwarding is easy and you’ll be done in just a few minutes.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser and navigate to your router’s IP address.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • On occasion, you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

Here are some other benefits of using the PureVPN’s Port Forwarding Add-on:

    • Opens or forwards any UDP/TCP ports from any device
    • Ability to access your PC or laptop from anywhere
    • Speed up your P2P downloads
    • Use Port Forwarding to configure CGNAT (Carrier Grade Natting)
    • Use Port Forwarding to open specific ports for online gaming
    • Use Port Forwarding while connected to a VPN
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Frequently Asked Questions

Many carriers in the United States keep some ports blocked and it varies from city to city and state to state. This may also occur in different countries as well, while being faced with these blocked port issues you will need to look at our detailed article on What is Port Forwarding? This may help you gain a better understanding of how ports work and what you can do to unblock those ports in order to play the games you want.

When it comes to Windows PC, there are two very simple methods for finding the IP address:

  • Click Start, type CMD in the search box, and then select Command Prompt
  • When a new window opens, type ipconfig and hit enter
  • You will see the IP address next to Default Gateway, that’s your IP address
  • Click the Settings option on the PS4 Dashboard
  • Then choose Network from the list of options
  • Finally, select the View Connection Status option
  • On this View Connection Status page, you should see the IP Address
  • Go to the home screen and push the menu button on the controller
  • Select Settings
  • Select Network
  • Select Advanced settings, there you’ll find the IP address