Enabling Cheats on your Unturned Server
Last modified on Sep 2, 2022 in unturned
By Dalton Whalen
When playing Unturned, you may eventually grow bored of normal survival gameplay and wish to have more freedom. Luckily, Unturned comes with several commands to adjust the gameplay through adjusting the settings and giving items. Whether you spawn in vehicles for yourself, give yourself new items to try out, and more, all of this is possible through cheat commands. Enabling Unturned cheats can be confusing if you are unfamiliar with the instructions, so we have created this Apex Hosting guide to ease you through the configuration process.
Changing the Config File
- Navigate to your Apex Server Panel, then stop the server.
- Proceed to
Config Fileson the left.
- Locate and open the
- On a blank line, add the following:
- Once complete, save the file, then restart when prompted.
Your server should now boot up with cheats enabled!
I can’t use any commands in-game:
If this occurs, it usually means that your account is not set to admin within the game. To solve this, navigate to SteamID I/O and search for your Steam account. Once found, copy the SteamID64 number, then return to the Commands.dat file. On a blank line, add “owner ###” and replace the
### with your ID number. Once complete, save, and restart once more.
I can use some commands, but the cheats aren’t working:
Oftentimes, if this occurs it means the Commands.dat is not set properly. Return to the Commands.dat file once more and check if the
Cheats Enabled line is present. If not, add it back, case sensitive, then save and restart once more. After you confirm it is there and restart the server, the cheats should now be working.