To remain safe, you MUST follow this guide.
You can win a free old Steam account by leaving feedback, click on the link below the guide.
What to do:
Change the password for your email address (But not for the steam account, yet)
Set up your steam profile and go to “clear previous aliases” at your profile
Set your steam profile friends only or private for the first 3 months
Make sure you don’t give the impression you have just bought this account
What to avoid:
Never add a phone number that was already attached to another steam account
Do not change the email address of the Steam account (before 6 months)
Avoid any kind of violation of Steam service (e.g. using stolen credit cards, etc.)
When buying games or funding Steam wallet, you should not add more than $10 during the first month (highly recommended)
Avoid changing your steam password for the first 1 month
If you change the email, make sure it’s not attached to other accounts
Do not log in from multiple IPs, especially not from different countries
If you want to use VPN, make sure to use it through only one country
Frequently Asked Questions
I have a question after purchasing:
The Years of Service badge is not showing the correct account age, what to do?
I can’t log in to the email address / Steam account, what to do?
I want to use this account as my main, any advice?
How can I change the password for the email?
If you have bought a web.de, gmx.de or gmx.net account, please follow these instructions:
When you log in, you will see Mein Account on the left menu, go to:
Mein Account > Login and Sicherheit > Passwort (Passwort ändern) then enter the old password first, then the new one twice.
I bought an account with the original CD key, how can I use it?
If you ever need to prove ownership to Steam support, follow this guide.
If you are unsure, please contact us and we will assist you with the recovery process.