Connect Direct to Servers

If you are not able to find the ARK Survival Evolved servers in the unofficial list you can connect direct by using a desktop shortcut. Make sure your steam is running before you click on the shortcut.

The shortcut link will start with steam://connect……… use the text after the : in the info below.

1.Right click on your windows desktop
2. Select New > Shortcut
3. When it asks where the link will point to, enter the text (for the Island Map): steam://connect/
(For the SE Map): steam://connect/
4. Launch it.

If your steam is running, the “steam://connect/” shortcut you created should launch you right into the server.