Let’s say there’s a trò chơi in your Steam library that you’d like to lend out khổng lồ a friend. Or perhaps you’d lượt thích to merge your whole library of games with that of another account. Whatever the reason, we’ll walk you through each of the options that are currently available for sharing your Steam games across multiple accounts.

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Can You Transfer Steam Games khổng lồ Another Account?

Unfortunately, no. There is no way to directly transfer a trò chơi from one Steam tài khoản to another. Once a trò chơi has been purchased & added to lớn one’s Steam library, that license is permanently bound to lớn that account và is unable khổng lồ be transferred.So what can you vày if you simply made a purchase on the wrong account?

If a purchase was made within the last two weeks and the software has less than two hours of total playtime, Steam will usually honor a refund. This is a good option to consider if you believe it will resolve your issue.

For those of you who are looking to cốt truyện your games with a family thành viên or close friend, however, there may be a more enticing option available.

How to Set Up Family Library Sharing on Steam


This method will have each non-primary Steam user request access from the primary owner of the library.

In order to lớn request access to lớn the primary Steam account’s library, you’ll need lớn head over to lớn the Library tab. If you are logged into the same computer, you should see a list of games that are owned by the primary Steam account. Find a game that you’d like to borrow và select Play. You will then be prompted to request access to the game & an email will be sent lớn the primary Steam user’s inbox. From there they can click the liên kết and authorize your request.

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Each method requires you khổng lồ have been logged into both accounts on the same computer, but it is entirely possible to enable Family Sharing with a second computer that’s a thousand miles away. Simply log into the primary Steam user’s account on the second computer và follow either method once again. You can then manage both the accounts and computers authorized for Family Sharing in the Family tab in Steam settings.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I mô tả a Specific trò chơi Through Steam Family Library?

Nope. Steam Family Library Sharing is the only method of sharing games between different accounts & doing so will chia sẻ your entire library without exclusion.

Why Can’t One of My Games Be Shared Through Steam Family Library?

Some games, such as GTA V, can’t be shared using Steam Family Library Sharing. This is due khổng lồ third-party clients or logins that are required khổng lồ access certain games. These are usually locked to the primary Steam account & are therefore not included in the shared Family Library.

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Can Family Library Games Be Shared With Anyone?

Although we recommend you only authorize trusted Steam accounts under Family Library Sharing, you are able khổng lồ authorize up to lớn 5 accounts on up to lớn 10 devices within a 90 day period. It’s important khổng lồ be aware that your account may be banned if a borrower is caught cheating, so bởi be wary of who you allow access.