How To Replace Or Change Your Steam Email Address | NEW in 2024!

Replacing a Steam email address has not changed over the years. The steps are basically the same even though some things have been moved around in the latest Steam client. 

If you want to know how to change the email address on your Steam account, you can quickly do that by following this guide.

Reasons why you may want to change your Steam email

Like other online gaming platforms, Steam allows users to change the registered email on their accounts. The steps are simple and straightforward. All you need to do is to ensure that you have access to the email address so you can get the verification code (and enter it into Steam client later on). 

Changing a Steam email address may be necessary for some if their registered email address is about to expire, or if they don’t plan on using it anymore in the future. Others may do so if they want to replace their email providers.

How to change Steam email address

Estimate Cost : 0

Time Needed : 6 minutes

Deleting and replacing Steam email address is easy. Follow the steps below on what you need to do.

  1. Open Steam client.

    Just click Start and search for ‘steam’ or you can click it right from the desktop.Right click on the Start button

  2. Log in to your account.

    Steam clientOf course you need to enter your Account name and Password.

  3. Click on Steam at the upper left and select Settings.

    Steam SettingsThis will show you the window where you can customize the settings of all aspects of your account.

  4. Stay on Account tab and click on CHANGE CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS button.

    Steam account tabThis will allow you to change the contact email address.

  5. Click on Email an account verification code to button.

    Email an account verification code button 1If you still have access to the previous email, then it’s gonna be a lot easier, otherwise, use the other methods.

  6. Go to your email inbox and take note of the code sent by Steam.

    Verification email SteamSteam’s code is usually consists of 5 characters.

  7. Enter the verification code and click Continue

    Verification code screenThis should allow you to proceed to the next step.

  8. Enter the new email address you want to use in the empty box.

    Change Steam email address screenMake sure that you have access to the new email.

  9. Click on Change Email button.

    You may be asked to enter your Steam password steam

  • Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Computer

That’s it!

Can’t change Steam email because no longer have access?

If you no longer have access to the registered Steam email address, you can select the I no longer have access to this email address option (instead of Step #5) you can still verify your identity by entering the Credit or Debit card details that you use when you made a purchase using this account. 

Email an account verification code button 2

If you haven’t used a card for your Steam account before, try scrolling down to the bottom of the page and select the I no longer have access to this card anymore

From here on, the steps will become more complicated as Steam will try to ensure that you are the rightful owner of the account. Enter the required details in the boxes and attach the necessary documents that you have to prove that you are the real account holder.

Steam Proof Of Purchase 1

How to change Steam email if you haven’t confirmed your email yet?

When creating a new Steam account for the first time, the system will tell you that you must check your email inbox and get the verification code. You then need to enter that code into Steam to verify the email . If you haven’t done this yet, these are the steps to change your email address:

  1. Open Steam client.
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Click on Settings at the upper left.
  4. Stay on Account tab and Click on CHANGE CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS button.
  5. Enter your new email address and confirm this new address.
  6. Click the Next button .
  7. View the confirmation page and verify that all information is correct.

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