How To Fix ‘DZSA Launcher Unable To Connect To Steam’ Issue?

Here are all the solutions to fix 'DZSA launcher unable to connect to Steam' issue!

There are many people who have recently been facing the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to Steam’  or ‘SteamApi_Init returned false’ or ‘Steam isn’t running, ‘couldn’t find steam’ issue while launching DayZ Standalone. If you are also coming across the same issue or error on your device then here are all the possible reasons and solutions for the same! So without wasting any time let’s dive into the steps to fix the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to Steam’ issue on your Steam.

DZSA Launcher Unable To Connect To Steam Issue Fix:

DZSA launcher unable to connect to steam

There can be two reasons for your steam to pop up with the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to Steam’ issue. It can be either because you have installed the steam and the DZSA launcher in different drivers or it can be because of some bug or glitch in the Steam. Read further to look into the details for the same and fix the error!

1. Make Sure You Install the DZSA Launcher And Steam in The Same Driver

To check the storage location of the launcher and the Steam head to the ‘This PC’ on your PC and check the location of both the files going through the search option. If the launcher and Steam are located in two different locations then simply cut-paste it into the same driver on your PC.

2. Try Using Official Launchers

DZSA Launcher is an unofficial launcher and may show some errors and bugs, hence it’s always best to stick to the official launchers than go for others. Here are steps for you to use the official launcher and fix the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to Steam’ issue on your Steam.

  • Head to your Steam and search for DayZ Standalone and hit the Play button.
  • A new window will pop up, click on the Servers option from the left side menu.
  • Click on the Community tab from the servers window and search for any other reliable launcher. Eg. DayZ, RunDayZ
  • And click on the Join button next to it to download it and launch DayZ Standalone on your Steam.

3. Fix The Steam Using Flush Config

Follow the steps written below to alter the Flush Congig on your Steam account and set all the settings to default.

  • Click on the ‘X’ button from the top right corner of your screen and close the Steam client.
  • Open the Run Command Box by pressing the Windows logo key + R Key on your keyboard.
  • Type steam://flushconfig and Hit the Enter key. A new dialog box will pop up to ask for confirmation. Click on the Ok Or Allow option from your screen.
  • Now restart your computer and launch Steam from the installation folder. Make sure you don’t do it from pre-existing shortcuts.
  • Launch DayZ Standalone by following the regular steps and hopefully will not show you the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to steam’ error again.

This is all you need to know about how to fix the ‘DZSA launcher unable to connect to steam’ issue. Check out another article on how to fix the ‘DZSA Launcher not working’ issue on your PC.