How to find your Steam ID, the unique 17-digit code that identifies your gaming account, and what to do if it won't appear
- You can find your Steam ID from the profile tab of the Steam application by locating its URL.
- Your Steam ID is a 17-digit number unique to you, which you can use to link other people to your profile, or use for third-party applications.
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Steam allows multiple people to have the same username at once. This makes getting the display name you want easier, but often causes a problem when trying to look up a specific account.
Fortunately, Steam tracks every account with a unique string of numbers, known as your Steam ID. You can use this 17-digit number ID to either link other people to your account, or to use in third-party tools like SteamDB.
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How to find your Steam ID1. Open the Steam application on your Mac or PC and log in.
2. Open your profile by clicking the button at the top of the screen - it's your profile name in big letters.3. You should see a URL appear below the button. Your Steam ID is the long string of numbers in that URL.
6. Check the box labeled "Display Steam URL address bar when available."
8. The long number at the end of the URL - which should now appear - is your Steam ID.
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