Steam ID Finder

Enter a Steam profile URL to find the Steam ID.

About this ID finder

Once you have set yourself a Steam vanity profile URL (for example: it's hard to work out what your unique Steam identifier (aka Steam64 ID) is. It's possible to look your ID up in the console of some Steam games but this is awkward and cumbersome.

We thought that gamers could benefit from a simple way of getting their ID's so we created this utility. Using it you can quickly get your Steam ID and copy it for use on other systems such as voice chat, Twitch and so on. Just enter your profile URL above and our tool will return your identification number. It's that easy!

What is my Steam ID?

Your Steam ID is a unique number assigned to you by the Steam gaming system. When you first create a Steam game account, your Steam ID is part of your profile URL e.g. However, most experienced gamers like to take the opportunity to create a custom Steam profile URL such as This is great, and makes it easy to remember your profile URL but it's not so great if you later need to get your Steam ID.

What format does a Steam ID take?

A typical Steam ID looks like this: STEAM_0:1:12345678.

Shouldn't I keep my SteamID secret?

No. There's no harm at all in letting everyone know what your Steam ID is. Friends and other players can use it to add you to online gaming leagues, games competitions and so on.

Why would I need to know my Steam ID?

Gaming forums

A lot of games forums ask for your Steam ID when you sign up, to verify you and to match you with your Steam account. So, it's a good idea to keep bookmarked so that you can quickly find your ID when needed.

Contacting Steam Support

Sometimes Steam Support will ask you for your Steam ID when you make a support request to them.

3rd party software

If you're using Twitch or a live chat system you'll often need to know your Steam ID for handing out to fellow teammates. Our Steam ID finder is really handy for these uses too.

Searching for Steam users

If you're looking for information about another Steam player it's really handy to know their Steam ID as well as their Steam handle. Simply Googling them using their ID works well.


A lot of leagues will ask you to enter your Steam ID when you register as a player.

It's not working. Help!

If you're not seeing your Steam ID returned by this tool, make sure that you are entering your complete profile URL. It should look something like If your URL has numbers in it (example:

What is Steam?

Steam is an online gaming and distribution platform from the folks at Valve Corporation. It's a great platform for the distribution of leading titles such as CounterStrike, DOTA2 and Half-Life but it's also a really good way for smaller indy game makers to get noticed and distribute their games. As of Feb 2016 there are over 7500 titles on Steam and there are over 125,000,000 active players.

Screenshot of the Steam gaming platform

Is there any other way to get my unique Steam identifier while I am in-game?

Yes, in most Valve games you can:

  1. Make sure your developer console is enabled (go to Keyboard->Advanced and check 'Enable Developer Console')
  2. Join a server or game
  3. Open the dev console by pressing tilde (~)
  4. Type 'status' and press Return
  5. Your SteamID will now be displayed alongside your handle in the console


Please note: This Steam ID Finder is not in any way affiliated with Valve Corporation or any of their games - this is just a handy little tool to help people find their SteamID's.

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