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Goozumuzza Mar 9, 2013 @ 11:07pm
How do I activate Steam Guard
I'm having lot's of trouble activating me Steam Guard, I have seen various Youtube videos and it's says to Manage Steam Guard Account Security but I can't find that tab in Preferences. Can someone please help me cause I can't trade otherwise
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PuddleSkipper Mar 9, 2013 @ 11:40pm 
Settings to enable it.
Goozumuzza Mar 9, 2013 @ 11:43pm 
I have but the tab that says Manage Steam Guard Account Security is not there and I don't know how to bring it back.
Enabling Steam Guard is simple. First open the Steam Client and click on the Steam button located on the menu at the top left of the client. Once you have the menu open click on Settings. This will bring up your Steam account settings.

On this menu look at the Contact Email field. If your email is tagged with (Unverified) at the end of the address it means you need to verify your e-mail before you can enable Steam Guard. Click the Validate E-mail button next to it and follow the prompts. Steam will send you an e-mail which will ask you to verify the address to ensure that it's working and valid.

When you're done verifying your e-mail you will be ready to enable Steam Guard. Go back to the same menu under Steam and then Settings and click on the Manage Steam Guard Account Security button.

Once you click on the button you'll get a pop-up window which which will briefly describe Steam Guard. Once you've read what it says check the box and then click Next.

You've now successfully enabled Steam Guard. From now on every time a new device or browser attempts to log in to your account you will be required to type in the randomly generated code sent to your e-mail.

At any point you can go back to the Manage Steam Guard Account Security option under Settings to Deauthorize access to all devices and browsers which were previously authenticated. This means you will need to re-enter your Steam Guard code next time you log in. This is useful if you were visiting a public internet cafe, or using somebody else's computer.
ZFryguy Jul 6, 2013 @ 8:30pm 
whats the steam client i cant find steam guard and rly annoyed

el patron Jul 25, 2013 @ 4:48pm 
i have vertified my email but the tab is not there
OleStanky Aug 4, 2013 @ 6:57pm 
You ever figure it out? I'm having the same issue
Goozumuzza Aug 5, 2013 @ 2:29am 
I just wanna let all you people now I got Steam Guard fixed a long time ago
L.A.J Aug 16, 2013 @ 5:21am 
I cant find it even though I have already verified my e-mail

2,000 Man Nov 11, 2013 @ 11:39am 
after verified email exist steam and restart it. your steam will be already protected form steamguard
Kagamiin Dec 30, 2013 @ 2:07am 
Well, after verifying my email and rebooting for the night, my Steam Client still says "Steam Guard is not activated" on the account tab of the settings/preferences window.

The only buttons shown are for changing my password or secret question, or for changing my email address. There's no button about account security, itself.

(Note: Steam on Mac.)
Sora Dec 30, 2013 @ 10:41pm 
my friend is having the same problem hoodedfiend848 someone plz find the answer
to this problem
Originally posted by O!O ҉҈҉҈҈҉҈:
after verified email exist steam and restart it. your steam will be already protected form steamguard

Thank you, helped me :)
Man, stop necroing this.
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Date Posted: Mar 9, 2013 @ 11:07pm
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