Maybe you do not want to play games on steam anymore, or you want to delete one of the multiple accounts you have or simply you do not want your data anymore with steam.
Whatever may be the reason, we are here to help, you can delete your steam account by following simple steps.
Remember once you delete your Steam Account, all your data including your steam wallet balance, your purchases, personal data will get deleted and you cannot get them. So make sure deleting your steam account is your last and final decision.
Steps to delete Steam Account Permanently
Open Steam Account Settings
To open account settings go to store.steampowered.com/account from your browser. If you are on the steam desktop app go to Help>Steam Support>My Account and click on manage account details.
Scroll Down and Find Delete My Steam Account
On your account settings page, simply move down to the bottom of the page you will see an option Delete My Steam Account. Click on the option.
Click on Proceed To Account Deletion
Now a new page will open, click on Proceed to account deletion. After this, they will verify your account with a code in your email. Just enter the code and the account deletion process will start.
After you are finished with the verification steam will hold your request for 30 days. If you have deleted your account and want it back then you can recover your account within these 30 days.
On the 31st day, Steam will queue your account for the deletion process and your account will be deleted with all its data.
After 30 days there is no way you can recover your Steam Account back even if you wish to do so.
Also Read: How to get a Refund on Steam Games
What After Steam Account Deletion?
Deleting your steam account means they will delete everything associated with your account however some information is not deleted
What Gets Deleted
- Your Personal Information
- Your Payment Informaion
- Your All Purchases
- Your Wallet Balance
After you have started the process. You will not be able to play any games that require a VAC server. Also, you will not be able to play games that require Steam Login.
What is Left
Steam will not delete your posts/comments in its community. Also, you cannot make another account with the same username so your old username is always with them.
You can continue to play games that do not require a Steam login after the purchase. You can also use your payment methods in any other Steam account.
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