League Of Legends port Forward

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Port Forward League of Legends

League of legends the MOBA where hundreds, if not thousands, test their skill on summoner rift. MOBA stands for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, which means it is an online-only game. Most MOAB does not have any single player or online component. Own by Riot Game a massive video game company to this day, running from it successes that started back in October 27, 2009

Before playing League of Legends, you might need to have already forward some port in your router. Port forwarding is a tremendous help for those who wish to have a stable millisecond ping or needs to connect to the game in general. League of Legends will perform tremendously better if forward through the router to the game.

Before You Port Forward

Before you can forward a port, you need to know the following things. First, you’ll need to know what is your IP address. After that, you will need to know how to open your command prompt window. Down below I’m going to be showing you step by step on how to do each step, by the end of this guide your League of Legends will perform better.

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How to find your IP address

click start type CMD when you press enter the command prompt window will open

Windows Start CMD

type “IPconfig” without “” and press enter

CMD Ipconfig

Next to default gateway is your router IP address

How to Forward Ports

If you made it this far you are now 2/3 of the way there, port forwarding is not that difficult and does not require that much knowledge. By the end of this guide you’ll be professional on this.

Google Browser

Open your preferred web browser, then type in the URL your router’s IP address

Router Login

You will be redirected to your routers log in, You may be asked for a password and username. This will be different for each router. Try hitting Ok, but if this does not work, the username is usually admin and the password is usually password.

Router Port Foward section

Find your routers port forwarding section,Locate a page with one of these names: Port Forwarding, Virtual Servers, NAT or Applications. This will allow for a incoming connection to pass through your router and then to you internet connection without a check. Which will save some delay between the game and the router. 

Ports required for League of Legends

The ports that need to be forwarded for League of Legends are as follows:

  1. 5000 – 5500 UDP (League of Legends Game Client)
  2. 8393 – 8400 TCP (Patcher and Maestro) 
  3. 2099 TCP (PVP.Net)
  4. 5223 TCP (PVP.Net) 
  5. 5222 TCP (PVP.Net)
  6. 5222 TCP (PVP.Net)
  7. 443 TCP (HTTPS Connections)  
  8. 8088 UDP and TCP (Spectator Mode)

These are the ports that are required to be forward in order to play League of Legends and to improve the connections response time After performing the Ports forward you might need to restart your router for changes to take effect.

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