Ark: Survival Evolved is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard, in collaboration with three other developers. The game can be played in third-person or first-person mode, with the open world being explored on foot or by riding a prehistoric animal. Though it is available on various platforms, its mobile version has become more famous among gamers. Despite which it is enclosed with several errors and glitches. One of the glitches is that ARK mobile freezes when loading a single player. If you have faced this issue and want to now resolve it, we have a detailed guide in this blog for you!
About ARK Survival Evolved: Mobile
Players defend themselves against hostile humans and creatures with firearms and improvised weapons and the ability to build bases on the ground and some creatures. There are single-player and multiplayer modes in the game. Multiplayer allows players to form tribes within a server.
Each server has a different maximum number of tribemates. All tamed dinosaurs and building structures are usually shared among the members in this mode. There is a PvE mode in which players are unable to fight one another.
Why does ARK mobile freeze when loading single player?
The mobile version has been facing many errors lately. When the user tries to click on single-player and load the game, the screen freezes but music can be heard. The user has no controls other than shutting down the entire game. It happens when the single-player file is corrupt or your mobile OS simply does not support the game.
The developers have not yet made any statement on this glitch in the mobile version of the game.
ARK mobile freezes when loading single player: How to fix it in 2021?
If your device isn’t compatible with the game, there isn’t much that you can do. Although, if the error persists even after a compatibility check, there are some basic methods that you could try.
Method 1 Force Stop the App
Go to your mobile’s settings.
Navigate to ‘Apps’ and select ‘ARK’.
There will be 2 options visible, ‘force stop’ and ‘uninstall’.
Click on ‘force stop’ and clear your devices’ RAM.
Then restart the game and try opening a single player.
Method 2 Hard Reset your Phone
Turn off all the applications running on the mobile and clear its RAM.
Then hold down the power button for a few seconds until the mobile shuts off.
Wait for a few minutes and then switch on your mobile again.
Load all applications and then open ARK.
Select single-player mode and check whether the issue has been fixed.
These methods should have helped you fix the freezing error in ARK Mobile.
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