How to use steam

How to use steam

Steam is popular service for acquisition of license copies of games. By means of this means the users can also carry out game interaction, make record of the game achievements and get different game additions. All these functions of service are implemented in one computer application.

Registration and installation of the client

Before shopping you will need to undergo registration procedure of the account in which all information, necessary for games, will register. For registration you will need to pass to the official site of service and to create own profile through the corresponding menu item.

Pass to the official site of Steam and click on the Create the Account button. For completion of registration you will need to think up a user name, to specify the valid e-mail and to create the password. After input of all required information accept conditions of the license agreement and click on the Create the Account button. Registration is complete, and you can pass to loading of the client program.


Press the Install Steam button located in the page upper right corner. Make downloading of the client, having pressed the Install Now button. Select the place for saving the file of the installer then start the received file on the computer. Following instructions on the screen, complete installation.

Application launch and purchase of games


Before purchase of a game it is desirable to study its system requirements.

Double-click on the label which appeared after installation on a desktop with the logo image of Steam. You will need to enter yours a user name and the password. Enter data which you specified at registration of the account, and then click "Enter". If all information was correct, there will be a loading of the interface of shop. If it did not occur, check the entered data and try to enter once again.

In a main window of the program the interface of shop and the list of the new offers available for Steam will appear. You can select the necessary sections of the program, using the tabs located in the top part of a window. To go to shop of games click "Shop" a tab. If you want to view the list of already bought applications, pass into point "Library". In the section "Community" you will see the added friends. It is possible to add other users, having specified their identifier steam.

The last updates of service are provided to the sections "News".

To make a purchase, come into section "Shop" and select the pleasant game. Having studied system requirements, press the In a Basket button to postpone the pleasant goods. The same way you can add several games at the same time.

After the end of shopping pass into the section "Basket", select the purchases selected by you and click "Buy for itself". Select the most convenient payment methods and specify payment details for transaction commission. As soon as purchase is made, loading of a distribution kit of a game which after unpacking will become available in the section "Library" will begin. To begin to use a game, to you will be to double-click enough on the name of the installed game.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team