How do I open ports for cod Vanguard?

Answered by Jeremy Urbaniak

To open ports for Call of Duty: Vanguard, you will need to access your router’s settings page. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you through the process:

1. Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device that is connected to the same network as your router.

2. In the address bar of the browser, type in the IP address of your router. This IP address is typically printed on the router itself or can be found in the documentation provided by your internet service provider. Common router IP addresses include or

3. Press Enter or click Go to access the settings page of your router.

4. You will be prompted to enter a username and password. If you haven’t changed these credentials before, check the router’s manual or contact your internet service provider for the default login information. Enter the required details to log in.

5. Once logged in, navigate through the router’s settings until you find the “Port Forwarding” or “Port Triggering” option. This may be located under different menus depending on your router’s make and model.

6. Click on the Port Forwarding or Port Triggering option to proceed.

7. In the port forwarding settings, you will need to create a new port forwarding rule for Call of Duty: Vanguard. This typically involves specifying the required ports and the IP address of the gaming console or PC running the game.

8. Find the option to add a new port forwarding rule and enter the following details:
– Service Name: Give a descriptive name for the rule, such as “COD Vanguard.”
– Start Port and End Port: Specify the range of ports required for Call of Duty: Vanguard. The recommended ports for Vanguard are 3074 (UDP and TCP).
– Protocol: Choose the appropriate protocol, which is usually both TCP and UDP.
– IP Address: Enter the IP address of your gaming console or PC. To find the IP address, you can go to the network settings on your console or PC.

9. After entering the necessary information, save the settings. This will apply the port forwarding rule to your router.

10. Restart your gaming console or PC to ensure the changes take effect.

It’s worth noting that the steps provided above are general guidelines, and the exact process may vary depending on your router’s make and model. If you encounter any difficulties or are unsure about any specific settings, it is recommended to consult your router’s manual or contact your internet service provider for further assistance.

Personally, I have gone through the process of opening ports for Call of Duty games on my own router. It can be a bit confusing at first, especially if you are not familiar with router settings. However, once you locate the port forwarding option and understand the required information, it becomes relatively straightforward. Just make sure to double-check the accuracy of the ports and IP address to avoid any issues.