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How to connect to a 7 Days to Die server

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Are you ready to embark on your 7 Days to Die adventure with friends or other survivors? Connecting to a game server is a straightforward process, and here’s a concise guide to help you get started.

In this article you will find:

  • How to get Server IP Address and Port of your server
  • How to get Hostname of your server
  • How to search for your server in server browser and connect to it
  • How to connect by direct IP address and port

How to get hostname, IP and port from server panel:

1. Login to server panel

Launch a control panel website in your favorite browser and login with your credentials.

2. Locate your server in panel

Follow to your server list in homepage or follow directly to “Servers” tab from sidebar. Select your 7 days to die server from server list. This should follow you to “Console” view, where you can find information about your server.

3. Get hostname from control Panel

Hostname of your server should be visible above the console of the server at “Console” view. It’s visible in same place as name and description of the server.

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4. Get Server IP Address and Port from control panel

Locate “Address” panel in “Console” view. You found a hostname/IP address and port of your server.

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How to direct connect 7 Days to Die server:

Follow steps in this section to connect to your 7 Days to Die server using IP and port:

1. Launch the game

Begin by launching 7 Days to Die game on your computer. Ensure that your game is updated to the latest version or version that is supported by game client. Server and game version should be the same. Game version can be found in right upper corner of game window.

2. Select “JOIN A GAME” from main menu

Once you’re in the game, locate and click on the “Join a game” option. This is the way to connect to a multiplayer server.

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3. Select “Connect to IP…”

As the search commences, you don’t need to wait for a list of available servers will populate your screen. Go directly and click on “Connect to IP” to continue typing IP and Port.

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4. Enter IP and port

Upon clicking “Connect to IP,” a new window will appear, prompting you to input the server’s IP address and port number. You should found this information based on previous section of this tutorial. Enter the IP and port found in game panel into their respective fields. Approve your choice by clicking on “CONNECT” button.

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Connect by search in server browser:

1. Follow point 1 and 2 from previous method

2. Enter Your hostname and search for the server

Within the “Join a Game” menu, you’ll be prompted to enter a hostname which you can define in game panel. Type hostname that you found in previous point of this tutorial. After entering your hostname, click on “START SEARCH”. The game will then search for available servers matching your criteria.

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3. Locate and connect to your server

Once the search is complete, you’ll be presented with a list of available servers that meet your search criteria. Browse through the list to identify the specific server you want to join. Once you’ve found it, select the server from the list. Upon selecting your chosen server, you’ll see additional server details and options. Among these, you’ll find the “CONNECT” option. Click on it to initiate the connection process.

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4. Enjoy the game

If you’ve followed these steps correctly and the server is online, you will successfully connect to the chosen 7 Days to Die game server. You will see a screen to load game resources and finally connect to your server.


If you need any assistance with your 7 Days to Die server, please contact our support team by Livechat, Support tickets or email.

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