Port Forward Minecraft on LINKSYS EA7500v1

Port forwarding is a very useful technique used in almost every large scale network, by reading this guide you'll get a good idea of what Port forwarding is, and how to easily set it up in your local network!

How to Port Forward Minecraft

These are the ports that you'll need to forward to port forward Minecraft. Please note that all of these ports are TCP ports, and not UDP: You can find UDP ports at the bottom of the guide, TCP is much safer, especially for a multiplayer game like Minecraft.

  • PC: 25565
  • Xbox 360: 3074
  • PlayStation 4: 3478 - 3480
  • PlayStation 3: 3478 - 3480, 5223, 8080
  • Xbox One: 3074
  • Switch: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29901, 29920

There are a few things you need to take note of before you can port forward Minecraft on LINKSYS EA7500v1:

  • Your router's IP address,
  • The IP address of the machine you'll be gaming on,

How to Forward Ports

The whole process is straightforward:

  • Login in to your router,
  • Go to your router's port forwarding section,
  • Enter your machine's IP address into the right input,
  • Now, simply put in the correct TCP ports in the fields,
  • Save the changes and reboot your rooter for changes to take place

UDP Ports:

  • PC: 19132-19133, 25565
  • Xbox 360: 88, 3074
  • PlayStation 4: 3074, 3478, 3479, 19132, 19133
  • PlayStation 3: 3074, 3478, 3479, 3658
  • Xbox One: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500, 19132, 19133
  • Switch: 1 - 65535

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