Hugely popular among PC gamers, Steam is one of the biggest video game digital stores in the world. Owned by Valve, Steam is considered to be the one-stop destination for PC video games. Steam also offers features like updating games, cloud backup, messaging, and more. Like many other distribution platforms, Steam offers gift cards of its own that can be used to make purchases on the website. In this article, we show you how to buy and redeem a Steam Gift Card or Wallet Code.
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Here’s how you can redeem a Steam Gift Card or Wallet Code
Step 1: Log in to your Steam account and click on the Profile icon.
Step 2: Select ‘Account details’.
Step 3: Click on ‘Add funds to your Steam Wallet’ under Store and Purchase History.
Step 4: Select ‘Redeem a Steam Gift Card or Wallet Code’ on the left side of the screen.
Step 5: Enter the Steam Wallet Code in the relevant field and click on continue.
Step 6: Enter your address.
Your Steam Gift Card will be redeemed and the balance will be added to your Account.
You can use the gift card balance on checkout. Simply select Steam Wallet as your Payment Method. After you’ve made the purchase, the order amount will be deducted from your Steam Wallet.
How to buy a Steam Gift Card
You can purchase a digital Steam Gift Card directly from the Steam website. Simply click on ‘Now available on Steam’ under the Gift Card section on the left menu. You can send a digital gift card of any amount to a Steam friend. Your friend will receive the code which can be redeemed following the steps mentioned above.
You can also buy a physical Gift Card from various outlets in your location. The most reliable way of ordering a physical Steam Gift Card is by ordering it from Amazon. You can order a Steam Gift Card on Amazon here. If you do not wish to order from Amazon, you can also purchase a Gift Card from Digistore and Gamers Gift. Make sure that you order the gift card from an authorised store in your country. Adding a gift card from another country may cause some issues in availing the card balance, as Steam is trying to limit scams on its platform.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I view my Steam Wallet balance?
To view your Steam Wallet balance all you need to do is log in to your Steam account and look at the top right corner of the screen. Your Steam Wallet balance will be listed next to your Profile name.
Can I send my Steam balance to another Steam account?
No, your Steam balance cannot be transferred to another Steam account. Once a Steam wallet code or gift card has been redeemed, the amount cannot be transferred anywhere else. To send funds to another account, you will have to send them a Steam gift card.
Can I add a Steam Wallet Code from another country to my account?
No. Steam restricts adding Wallet Codes from other countries to reduce the scams on the platform.
What should I do if the funds did not appear on my Steam balance after redeeming the gift card?
Log out and log in to your Steam account again. Oftentimes, the gift card balance can take some time to get added to your account. If it still does not appear after a considerable amount of time, contact Steam Support.
This is how you can buy and redeem a Steam Gift Card or Wallet Code. You can use your account balance to purchase new games on Steam. You can also gift a digital or physical Steam Gift Card to a loved one. If you purchased some games on Steam recently, let us know in the comments!