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Questions tagged [steam-link]

a device by Valve for streaming games from a PC to a TV over a local network. It allows players to connect and play games from their Steam account from the comfort of their living room. Use this tag for questions regarding the features, settings, or setup of the Steam Link.

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Rocket League local multiplayer via steam link + DS4 controllers

I would like to play a Rocket League local co-op game on my TV via a Steam Link with 2 players DS4 controllers. When I launch the game, the keyboard and mouse work, and one of the controllers works, ...
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How can I fix my Steam Link's network issue?

Trying to run steam-link via a Raspberry Pi and encountering a slight problem with the network connection. When the software first loads up it shows "Good Connection" with the little green check that ...
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Steam Link for iOS - mouse region with touch controls?

I've been playing Okami HD, and it would be wonderful to paint by directly painting on the screen (maybe even with a stylus, e.g. the Apple Pencil, as a brush!). I think I could do this by setting up ...
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Can steamOS and steam Link run simultaneously using one PC?

I have converted a Dell Optiplex 760 to a SteamOS machine. Can I run both SteamOS and Steam Link simultaneously using one PC?
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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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Steam Link not sending sound to TV

When I start Steam Link I don't receive any sound from the TV. I checked sound settings and they were enabled. How can I fix this?
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Can you stream to steam link via different networks?

I recently got a steam link (thanks Black Friday), and I was wondering if you could run it on different networks. I thought at first you could port forward the router, but all of my research shows ...
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Does the resolution of my PC monitor affect performance on Steam Link?

I have a Steam Link connected to my TV which is 1080p. The Steam Link is connected via ethernet cables to my PC, and my PC has two monitors, one with 1920x1200 resolution and one with 2560x1440. As ...
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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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Cannot get Steam Controller to work with FIFA16 (Origin)

I recently bought a Steam Controller and it works very well with all the Steam games and features. Some days ago I bought FIFA16 and, as you probably know, it is an EA game accessible only by Origin. ...
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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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Would powerline networking be suitable for Steam link?

Some weeks ago I was interested in purchasing a steam-link module, I was curious how they planed to transfer the pre-calculated data to my living room without notable performance loss (delay). After ...
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How do I turn on the Steam Link without a Steam Controller?

I have a PS4 controller connected to my Steam Link. If I choose "turn off" from the Steam Link menu options, how do I, uh, turn it back on? Is unplugging it and plugging it back in seriously the ...
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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 ...