How to change steam password

 

Steam is one of the best online stores for games available in the market. Steam offers a large variety of PC games. Gamers buy games from Steam as it's very easy and steam also provides other features.

Steam also provides a community feature for gamers.

We are here to teach you how to change steam password or reset it. 

Your reason for changing your Steam password can be any like you may have forgotten your steam password, you are worried about getting hacked or you just want to change it for any other reason.

It's advised by the experts that you should always keep changing your passwords after an interval of time to keep your account safe from hackers.



    How to reset your Steam password?

    If you have forgotten your Steam account password and want to reset it then follow the below-given steps to do so:
    1. First of all, you need to go to the official Steam website.
    2.  Click on Login there.
    3. Once you reach the login page, hit on Forgot Your Password?
    4. When you will click on 'Forgot Your Password' you will be shown multiple options.
    5. Just click on the 'I Forgot My Steam Account Name Or Password'.
    6. After that enter your E-mail address or phone number that is linked to your Steam account.
    7. Click on Search.
    8. Click on the Email Verification Code to receive the verification code. If you don't have that e-mail anymore then just click on I no longer have access to this email and fill the form.
    9. Now check your E-mail for the verification code and copy it.
    10. Go back to Steam and paste the code into the input filed.
    11. After that click on Continue and Change My Password.
    12. Now you will be asked to enter a new password.
    13. Just enter a new password, confirm it, and click on Change Password.
    That's all, now your Steam password is rest.

    How to change your Steam password?

    Well to be frank I am one of those who use identical or almost the same passwords on multiple platforms. I have to keep changing my password on regular basis to be safe from hacks.


    If you too are one of those and do the same and you don't change your passwords on regular basis then please change your password on regular basis, otherwise, your account is not safe.

    Follow the below-given to know how to change your Steam password:
    1. First of all, open your Steam account and click on Settings.
    2. On Mac click on Preferences.
    3. Then click on Change Password.
    4. Now enter your current password.
    5. After that, you will receive mail at your registered e-mail address.
    6. Open the email and copy the code given inside it.
    7. Go back to Steam and paste the code that you just copied into the input box.
    8. Now you will be asked to enter a new password.
    9. Just enter a new password in the space provided.
    10. After the process is complete, you will receive a confirmation mail.
    That's all you have successfully changed your password of Steam account.

    How to set up Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator?

    To add an extra layer of security to your Steam account, you can use Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator. For every login to your steam account, you have to enter a security code from the Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator. 

    Follow to below-given steps to set up Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator:
    1. First of all, you need to download Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator app with respect to your device, whether you use AndroidiPhone, or windows.
    2. After successfully downloading and installing, open the app.
    3. Now login into your account.
    4. Click on the icon present at the top-left corner to open the menu.
    5. Choose Steam Guard.
    6. After that click on Add Authenticator.
    7. Enter your mobile number.
    8. Enter the code that is just sent to you via SMS.
    9. Click on Submit.
    10. Write down the recovery mode.
    11. Once the two-factor authentication is active, you will receive a code. There will be a unique code every time.
    12. Now next time you will try to login into your account, you will have to enter a code from the authenticator.

    Precautions you should take to protect your account from being hacked

    There are certain precautions or measures that you should take in order to protect your account from being hacked.

    1) Don't share your password with anyone

    This is one of the most common mistakes that we make in our day-to-day life. We sometimes intentionally or unintentionally share our passwords with others. Usually, we do so with our friends, co-workers, and family members. 

    We don't know who may backstab us in the future. So to be future proof, never share your password with anyone.

    2) Don't access your personal and sensitive data with public wifi

    Accessing personal and sensitive data using public wifi can give hackers a green signal and can be dangerous for you.

    Always access your personal and sensitive data using a secure connection only.

    3) Keep changing your password on a regular basis

    Keep Changing passwords is a good method of protecting your account from getting hacked. More frequently you change the password, lesser are the chances of getting hacked.

    4) Be aware of harmful links and attachments

    Sending spammy links is one of the most used methods that hackers use to hack others. So don't click on links and attachments blindly.

    Conclusion

    This article has shown you how you can reset your Steam password if you have forgotten your password. 

    You also have an option to change your Steam password even if you haven't forgotten your password and you want to change it for any other reason.

    You can also use Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator to add an extra layer of security to your Steam account.

    And there are certain precautions and measures that you should take in order to protect your account from getting hacked.

    Frequently Asked Questions


    1) How do I change my Steam password without email?

    1. Visit the Steam Support page.
    2. Enter your phone number, email, or steam account name, and hit search.
    3. Now click on I no longer have access to this email address.
    Detailed steps are given in the above article.

    2) How can I recover my Steam password?

    To recover your Steam password follow the below-given steps:

    1. First of all, go to Steam's official website and click Login.
    2. Once you reach the login page, click Forgot Your Password?
    3. On the list, click I Forgot My Steam Account Name Or Password.
    4. Enter your account name or the associated email address.
    5. Click on Search.
    Detailed steps are given in the above article.

    3) How do I permanently delete Steam?

    1. First of all, open the Add or Remove Programs dialog.
    2. Now select Steam from the list and click the Change/Remove button.
    3. After that select the Automatic option and click Next.
    4. Click on Finish to uninstall Steam.
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