Questions tagged [steam-in-home-streaming]

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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Is it possible to earn Steam Achievements when playing Remotely?

Can you still earn Achievements when playing (single player) using Steam Remote Play? When hosting in my pc and playing remotely achievements aren’t unlocking. If I play locally on the pc they do.
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Steam Streaming + RDP - No Sound

I have a Windows VM that I connect to using RDP. Gaming over RDP mostly works, but there are some limitations - games have to run windowed, and in some FPS-es (e.g. Halo Reach) that means mouse ...
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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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