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10/2/2020

Steam Backup Codes

Not many folks know, that Steam gives you an opportunity to create Backup Steam Guard Codes, in case you won’t be able to use common authentication code, which is sent to mobile app or email. You can release backup codes like that only when you have Steam Guard mobile authenticator enabled, if you normally receive codes on your email, you won’t be able to create them. These backup codes can be used to log into your account only, you won’t be able to accept trade offers, remove your phone number or change the password. Once the process of generation is completed, you will receive the list of 30 backup codes, you can deactivate released backup codes any time or simply create the list with new backup codes, and the old ones will be automatically deactivated. We kindly ask our clients to provide these codes, since this can significantly optimize the working process and there is no need for us to wait for client’s response to log into their account any more – Booster will proceed to work right away.

How to Generate Steam Backup Codes?

In fact, everything is quite simple. All you need to do is open Steam desktop app or visit Steam website in your browser.

  1. In the right top corner click on account nickname, and then click on Account Details.

Account Details

  1. In Account Security section click on Manage Steam Guard.

Manage Steam Guard

  1. Click on Get Backup Guard Codes button.

Get Backup Codes

  1. Enter the code from SMS sent to the mobile number linked to your Steam account.

Enter SMS Code

  1. Done! You will see the list of 30 backup codes, and you can use them to log into your account.