Connection Timeout when connecting to a modded ARK:Survival Evolved server

When connecting to yours or any ARK server with mods, you might experience issues with connecting to the server in the way of a connection timeout. This is related to the way Steam downloads mods in the game.

To assist with allievating the issues please do the following.

In steam, do the following:

- "View" then click "Settings".

The settings window will open, there click the tab "Downloads".

At the bottom you should have a checkbox named "Allow downloads during gameplay" which needs to be checked for ark to be able to download mods while the game is running. Press "Ok".

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