How do I set up broadcast messages on my ARK Server?

A broadcast message is sent automatically when the server, for example, is restarted or stopped.

To enable broadcast messages:

  1. Navigate to your server’s basic settings. You can find them in the web interface on the left side of the menu.
  2. Within the basic settings, click the “Activate” button under “Broadcast Message”.
  3. Add the broadcast message with “+Add”.
  4. Use the “Time” option to define when the message will be displayed before the server is stopped/restarted.
  5. When you add new broadcast messages, you must restart the server to enable the messages.

You can define multiple broadcast messages. These are played in the timetabled sequence.

ImportantIf you stop your server and the broadcast message is set to 10 minutes, you will not be able to change settings on the server for 10 minutes.

To deactivate broadcast messages:

  1. Navigate to your server’s basic settings. You can find them in the web interface on the left side of the menu
  2. Within the basic settings, unclick the “Activate” button under “Broadcast Message
  3. Save the setting
  4. Restart the server

To delete a broadcast message:

Click on the “DELETE button” of your broadcast message to be deleted.

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