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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Steam Remote Play estimated bandwidth 299Mbps (300 Mbps) connection on 1Gbps connection

The connection to my router is 1Gbps on both host & client (as reported by Windows), but Steam remote play bandwidth is reported as 299Mbps (direct). What could cause this throttling? It's just ...
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Steam Remote Play (In-Home Streaming) 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

(Also happens on Laptop, so not just steam link) Hello! 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 ...
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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 ...