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How to Delete Your Steam Account

To delete your Steam account, you need to complete a request process. After this, your account should be permanently closed after a waiting period.

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Walkthrough to Delete Your Steam Account

Delete your Steam account in seven easy steps.

1. Access the Steam website

Go to the Steam website by clicking the following URL: https://store.steampowered.com/.

Steam homepage

2. Log into your account

Click the “login” button located in the top right corner of your screen to access the Steam login page.

Steam log in button

Enter your credentials to proceed to the next step.

Steam sign in page

You can also access the login page by clicking the following URL: https://store.steampowered.com/login/

3. Hover over your profile’s username and click “Account details”

Hover over your profile’s username located in the top right corner.

A pop-up menu will appear. Click “Account details.”

Steam account details

You can also access your account by clicking the following URL: https://store.steampowered.com/account/

4. Click “Account details” and “Delete my Steam account”

Navigate to the left side panel and select “Account details.”

Steam account and "Account details" button

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click “Delete my Steam account.”

"Delete my Steam account" button

You can also access this option by clicking the following URL: https://help.steampowered.com/en/wizard/HelpDeleteAccount.

5. Click “Proceed to account deletion”

You will be redirected to an informational page. Carefully read through it.

Then, scroll down and click “Proceed to account deletion.”

Steam informational page about how Steam account deletion works

6. Fill out the Steam Account Deletion Request form and click “Send”

Fill out the Steam Account Deletion Request form.

Click “Send.”

Steam account deletion request form

7. Save Steam’s reference code

Steam will provide you with a reference code – save it in case you need to contact Steam about your request.

Steam reference code

Congratulations! Your steampowered.com account is in the process of being deleted! 

Additional information

Even though you have successfully requested to delete your account on steampowered.com, steampowered.com might still retain some of your personal information.

To request a deletion of all the data associated with your steampowered.com account, submit a request through the following URL: https://help.steampowered.com/en/wizard/HelpAccountDataQuestion

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