How to Delete Your Steam Account Permanently

How to Delete Steam Account

Strange, why did you want to delete your Steam account?Read this article before you do it.

You need a Steam Account to access the steam software, play games, talk to friends and join communities. To get the Steam account, you have to create one or buy an existing account.

It’s free to open a Steam account, but most of the games in its network come at a fee. Here are tips on how to get rid of a Steam account if you no longer need it.


Careful consideration

Careful Consideration regarding Steam Account

Account deletion is permanent. If you delete your Steam account, game licenses, community profiles, gifts, inventory items, wallet funds, and other related information will be permanently deleted and irretrievable.

Also, note that Steam doesn’t make any refund. Do you still want to delete your account?


Delete games/screenshots

Some people delete their Steam account because they feel that games and screenshots occupy too much space on their computers. In that case, you don’t have to delete your account and lose it forever.

If it’s just to make room, you can delete some of the games you don’t play very often or some of the screenshots you save.

  • Tips for deleting games from the Steam library

Step 1: Double-click the shortcut icon to open the Steam client platform

Step 2: Open the library and right-click the game that you want to delete

Step 3: Select manage, go to the sub-page that appears and click the “Remove from account” option

Select manage

Step 4: Click the “Remove button” on the page that appears

Remove button

  • Tips for deleting screenshots on Steam UI

Step 1: Double-click the shortcut icon to open the Steam client platform

Step 2: Click on the “View” option on the top menus

Step 3: Scroll down and select “Screenshots,” as shown below

Screenshots

Step 4: Select the images that you wanna delete “one by one” or “select all.” Then click the “Delete” option on the bottom left

select all


How do I uninstall Steam from Windows?

uninstall Steam from Windows

 If you don’t want to play Steam games for a while, you can uninstall it from your computer. Here’s a systematic description of how to uninstall Steam.

Step 1: Click the “Start Button”

Step 2: Go to “Control Panel” and click the “Add or Remove Programs” option.

Step 3: Choose “Steam” from “Currently installed programs” and click the “Remove button.”

Step 3: Click yes on the dialog button that appears to uninstall the Steam app


How do I uninstall Steam on a Mac?

Step 1: Start by closing Steam (Click steam and choose “Quit Steam”)

Start by closing Steam

Step 2: Click “Finder” and select “Applications folder”

Applications folder

Step 3: Identify Steam app, right-click on it and choose the “Move to Bin” option

Move to Bin

Step 4: To remove any remaining files, open a new Finder window, open “Go,” and scroll to the “Go to file” option

Go to file

Step 5:  Type “~/Library/Application Support“(without quotes) on the page that appears and click “Go”

clicks Go

Step 6: Locate “Steam,” right-click on it, and select “Move to the bin.”

select Move to bin


Permanently delete the Steam account on pc

Here are methods that you can use to delete your Steam account on PC

Method 1

Avoid logging into your Steam account for one year, and Steam support will automatically delete your account.

Method 2

Step 1: Contact the Steam support team and inform them that you want to delete your account.

Step 2: Verify your account ownership and your account is restricted for 30 days

Step 3: Steam support will delete your account after 30 days. Note that you can cancel account deletion before 30 days are over.

Method 3

Step 1: Login into your Steam account

Step 2: Go to the top right side of the page and click on the “Support” tab.

Support

Step 3: Scroll down and click on the “My Account” option”

My Account option

Step 4: Go to the “Manage account details” option and click it

Manage account details

Step 5: Scroll down and select the “Delete my Steam account” option

Delete my Steam account

Step 6: On the page that appears, click “Proceed to account deletion.” Make sure you don’t log into your account for 30 days.


How do I delete my account on the steam App?

You can also delete your account on the Steam app by performing simple steps, as shown below.

Step 1: Login into your Steam account via the app

Step 2: Click on the “Menu dropdown” button and go to “Account details.”

Step 3: Under “Account details,” scroll down to the “Delete my Steam Account” link and click on it

Delete my Steam account

Step 4: Click “Proceed to Account Deletion”

Step 5: Make sure you don’t log into your account for not less than 30 days


Why not resell it?

If you’ve spent hundreds of dollars on steam games, I recommend reselling your account to get your money back.

You can look for a person willing to buy your account because Steam doesn’t make any refunds. However, please note that Steam doesn’t allow the selling and buying of its accounts.

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