How to Open Ports for World of Tanks Using Port Forwarding

The multiplayer modes of World of Tanks are great, but can sometimes suffer from connection problems. That can make the game a whole lot less fun.

There are some ways to improve your connection, though. One is to enable port forwarding for World of Tanks. This will give you a more direct connection to the game’s servers, and make your connection more stable. In this guide, we’ll show you how.

Ports Needed To Run World of Tanks

Here are the ports that World of Tanks uses, and which we are going to forward:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 80,443,1080,3128,8080-8081,8088,8888
UDP: 53
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How to Enable World of Tanks Port Forwarding

You can enable port forwarding direct from your router, but in order to do that you’re going to need some extra information.

Before we start, make sure that you have the following close to hand:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for World of Tanks. Those are in the list above

Now we can go ahead and forward the ports. The process for doing that is pretty easy:

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser on your PC or console, and paste your router’s IP address into the bar at the top
  • Now you’ll see your router’s settings. In here, you should see ‘port forwarding’ somewhere. Click on that
  • In the next menu, you’ll have to enter the info you collected earlier
  • First, paste your router’s IP address into the right box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Then your router will need to know which ports to forward, so put copy those over from the list above

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    • It’s also compatible with CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation), if you want to use it
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