Access Steam Screenshot Folder: Steam, one of the largest digital distribution software for PC gaming, includes various functionalities developed to allow users to download game cache files (GCF) for free. Along with this, it also allows the users to install and auto-update video games in their devices. One of the functionality is to snap a screenshot of any particular image that appears on the screen while playing the game.
Simply pressing a hotkey, i.e. F12 can capture the screenshot of any on-going game. Moreover, the users also get the liberty to publish the screenshot on Steam community or social media using the software. This amazing technique is existent in the software, but some users are not able to locate the captured screenshot in their computer devices.
How to Access Steam Screenshot Folder
It can get annoying, not being able to access the steam screenshot folder, of some particular game high-score or wallpaper worthy images. Below described are two methods to trace the screenshot image in the device.
Method 1:- Screenshot Manager
Step 1:- In the first place, open the Steam window in your computer.
Step 2:- From the list of tabs, click on “View” and select “screenshots” from the available options.
Step 3:- A new window will pop-up on the screen. Finally, click on ‘Show on Disk’ located on the bottom of the window.
The screenshot folder will pop-up instantly. Moreover, using the screenshot manager, the user can upload the desired picture on social media and also delete the image permanently from their hardware. Screenshot manager is the one-stop solution for managing screenshot.
Method 2:- Accessing The Steam Screenshot Folder Manually
Users can also access the screenshot folder physically present in their hard drive. It must be located in the default download location of steam or where steam software currently present. The default location (if kept unchanged) of computers is mostly Local Disk C.
Perform the following steps to open the steam screenshot on your device.
Step 1:- First of all, open the default hard drive of the computer (for example – Windows (C)). Navigate and open the ‘Program Files (x86)’ folder.
Step 2:- Now, Navigate and Open Steam and Follow the Chronological Path mentioned below:
Steam > Userdata > (yourSteamID) > 760 > remote > (yourappID) > screenshots.
Simply follow the above path, and you will be able to access the Steam screenshot folder.
As observed above, the physical method can be a bit tedious to follow, and the location of the screenshot folder is dug deep inside the folder.
There might be a chance that SteamID mentioned in the above path (third step) is unknown to the user. The section below describes the way to access your SteamID.
How To Find Your SteamID?
There is a chance that the user might be unaware of his / her Steam ID. This hampers the user to attempt certain tasks on Steam smoothly. But every problem comes with manageable solutions. The steam client also provides the facility to view the SteamID.
Perform the following steps for the same.
Step 1:- First of all, open the Steam client on your device.
Step 2:- From the list of tabs visible on the top of the window, open ‘Settings.’
Step 3:- A new window will appear on the screen. Now, from the left panel options, select Interface.
Step 4:- Then, on the right panel, a box will be visible, which reads ‘Display Steam URL address when available’. Simply check the box and press, OK.
Step 5:- Now, again go to the Steam profile and select View profile. Finally, a URL will be visible on the address bar. You will find the SteamID situated at the end of the URL stream.