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Use this tag when using Steam's in-home streaming features for playing games on a different PC over the network within your house. Use [steam-broadcasting] for 'streaming' gameplay footage to the public internet.

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Any way to lock the keyboard and mouse on the host computer when streaming a game on Steam? [closed]

I sometimes play games by streaming to my laptop from my PC, however, sometimes my cat is in the room (and I am not) and when he sees things on the monitor, he jumps on the table and press keys or ...
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Where does Steam store the gyro calibration settings?

A bit of background: I have an issue with my DS4 controller connected either wired or wireless. I use the controller's gyro mapped to act as a mouse to make it easier to aim in some games. When I use ...
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How do I send touch input from Android phone to a Windows computer via Steam Link?

I'm not sure if I'm just crazy but I distinctly remember being able to send touch input to a game that I'm playing over the Steam Link app a few years ago. It wasn't simulating a mouse but was ...
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Steam streaming changes my default communication device

I have a Windows 11 PC with speakers as the default audio device and headphones as the default communication device. I sometimes use Steam stream games to other devices. Whenever I finish streaming my ...
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Streaming web based controller games with Steam

I want to be able to stream web based games from my PC. I created a Chrome shortcut in Steam which loads the site I want in kiosk mode (fullscreen with no address bar or browser menus). I tried ...
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Why am I not able to stream games with Steam Link?

I want to use my pc in my bedroom as a host and play games on tv in living room with Steam Link. I'm hoping I can play games smoothly with 4K 100hz. Unfortunately, it is so laggy and lossy. Here is ...
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Is it possible to earn Steam Achievements while using Steam In-Home Streaming/Link?

Can you earn Achievements when playing using Steam In-Home Streaming/Link? While playing remotely achievements aren’t unlocking. If I play normally on the PC they do.
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Steam remote play poor quality on linux as a client

I get very poor video quality (pixelated) when playing games from my laptop via steam remote play on ubuntu 20.10. When I use the same laptop, with the same settings on win10 - the quality is ...
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Steam remote play together no streaming screen from mac host

I am trying to use Steam's remote play together to play Death Squared with a friend remotely. However, when they accept the invite, it shows the "live broadcast" screen and nothing else. It ...
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Fix broken aspect ratio for in-home streaming of "The World Next Door"?

I am trying to play the game, The World Next Door on my iPad using the Steam Link app and Moonlight (inofficial NVidia GameStream client). When I start the game, the PC switches to a 4:3 aspect ratio ...
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Steam Remote Play SLOW / stutters / buffers when In-Home Streaming - it connects via Relay and not Direct (no SteamLink)

I have a direct wired connection between my desktop (host) & my laptop (client) via a single router, and when steam in-home streaming connects it shows "relay" instead of "direct" in the ping ...
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Steam: is it possible to use in-house streaming and record gameplay at the same time?

I am streaming from Windows 10 host to macOS client. What sort of solution are available? I think I should capture on host to avoid unnecessary quality lost. I would like some suggestions ...
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Stream games from PC to TV (no cable) at more than 60 frames per second

Is there any way to stream games from PC to TV wirelessly at 120+ FPS? I couldn't find any on the internet.. I saw moonlight/SteamLink and even Nvidia shield are capped at 60 if I'm not mistaking. ...
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How do I quit a game while streaming to the Steam Link?

I have a Steam Link and I’m streaming a game from a computer across the house. I can’t figure out how to quit the game and return to my library (or the “big picture” view or whatever). I’m using a ...
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Can't use a controller with Steam In-Home Streaming

I'm streaming from my Windows PC to my Linux laptop and trying to use a wireless PS3 controller. The controller works fine when playing games running on the laptop but doesn't get recognized when ...
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Where are the Steam-Link statistic snapshots located?

In Steam, when you go to Settings -> In-Home Streaming -> Advanced client options, you can find the option to display performance information at the client side during streaming If you check it,...
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How to disable steam-link host display during streaming?

When I use my Steam Link, the game is displayed on my host pc too. It takes a lot of resources and I don't see it so it's completely useless. So I would like to know how I can display the game only on ...
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How can I stop Steam In-Home Streaming from muting my audio?

When I start In-Home Streaming from my Steam Link to my PC, the audio in my PC gets muted. This is a problem because I use wireless headphones connected to my PC for the audio. Every time I start ...
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Do Steam or Battle.Net Terms of Service restrict the ability to play games remotely via streaming?

I find myself frequently moving between two locations, and I'm finding I have to move my PC from one location to another. I've thought about simplifying this, and one way to do this might be to stream ...
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Can I play a game and stream it at the same time ? (Steam in-home streaming)

I have a crappy PC and a very powerful one. My girlfriend and I would like to play Overwatch together, I know I can stream non-steam games, but can I stream the game to the crappy computer via steam's ...
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Can I increase the number of threads Steam uses for in-home streaming?

I have a gaming PC with an i7 3820. It has 4 cores and 2 threads per core, making it capable of handling 8 threads When I stream a game (The Witcher 2 for example) using in-home streaming, I notice ...
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Is there any incentive to ordering my Steam Link and Steam Controller through the Steam Store?

I have neither seen or used either of these new toys. However, just the possibility of playing Civ while sprawled on the couch is an enticing $100 experiment. My quandary is that these pieces of ...
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How do I use Steam In-Home Streaming between Fedora (client) and Windows 8 (server)?

My main gaming machine is a Windows 8 box attached to my TV. When my husband wants to watch TV, I like to play games from my laptop. Since switching OS from Ubuntu to Fedora on my laptop, Steam has ...
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How do I turn off a Steam Controller connected to a Steam Link? [duplicate]

Is there a way to turn off the controller without turning off the Steam Link? I use the controller to turn on the Steam Link, but I don't actually like it and would like to play with a PS4 controller....
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Steam Link streaming causes low frame rates

I pre-ordered the Steam link/Steam controller through the steam website and just got it on Friday, but I'm having some issues. Problem: I'm loving the Steam controller but my problem lies with the ...
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Can I stream non-Steam games using Steam's In-Home Streaming?

So Steam can now stream in-home. Does this only work with games tied to the Steam account, or can I play games added via the "Add non-Steam game" feature? Example: If I have Star Wars: The Old ...
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