Steam Screenshot Folder: Find it On Windows

Do you want to know how to access the steam screenshot folder?. Okay, don’t worry, we are going to clear up your confusion. Go through our article and learn how to access your steam screenshot folder. Before moving to the title straight away, let’s have a look at the definition of the steam screenshot folder.

Steam games are very popular among the young generation. Players could press a hotkey in order to snap a screenshot of the current screen visual. They can even publish those screenshots in their Steam profile and also upload them to other social media platforms. Anyway, you may find it hard to locate the pictures you have snapped. If you are already in a confusion about the place or folder where you can take or see the screenshots you have taken don’t worry. There are two simple methods for you to get this job done.

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Methods of Accessing Steam Screenshot Folder

  1. Accessing the screenshots through the steam screenshot manager.
  2. Accessing them through hard drive storage.

Method 1: Accessing The Screenshots Through The Steam Screenshot Manager

By using steam client you will be able to view or open the screenshots you have taken in a game. Here are the steps to view screenshots through the Screen Manager.

Step 1: Initially, you have to open your steam window. Once you have opened it, you would see a drop-down list on the top of the left side of your screen. Click on the option “VIEW“.

Step 2: After clicking it you would see a drop-down menu. Scroll down and click on the option “SCREENSHOTS“.

steam screenshot folder

Anyone could easily upload the pictures they prefer or even delete them. Apart from that, you can also access these Screenshots straightaway via the hard drive by pressing the “SHOW ON DISK” button. Further, you are also able to delete any screenshot permanently.

Method 2: Accessing Screenshot Folder Through Hard Drive Storage

Whoever you are, if you have snapped screenshots while playing the game, your screenshots are saved in your own screenshot folder physically. This folder could be seen in the place where your screenshot folder is installed. This can be generally found in “LOCAL DISK C“.


  1. Go to your drive C.
  2. Go to program files 86.
  3. Steam.
  4. Userdata.
  5. <YourSteamID>
  6. 760
  7. Remote.
  8. <app – ID>
  9. Screenshots.
steam screenshot folder

Now we are trying to focus our attention on another important area. That is how to change the steam screenshot folder.

How to Change Steam Screenshot Folder

If you want to change the location where Steam stores your screenshots you must install Steam somewhere else or use some symlink trickery:

1. Deleting or renaming the default folder that exists (make sure that (remote) folder doesn’t include in your [user data/id/760] folder.)

2. Launching CMD as admin  (Press Win+X and you would see an option to launch Command-Line with the privileges of admin and write the following command)

  • mklink /D [Steampath]\userdata\[id]\760\remote “N:\ew\path\to\Screenshots\”

We are done now and you can see the screenshots inside that folder.

Steam Screen Folder on Windows 10

This is one of the most searched titles on google. Yet, what you have to do here is not complicated. In Windows 10, you have the ability to find your screenshots if you are using the Photos app, by going to “Folders -> Pictures -> Screenshots” Besides making the file with the screenshot, Windows is also keeping and holding a copy of the screenshot in the clipboard.

Final Word

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Sajith Herath is a Software quality analyst for Mobile and Computer applications. He is the founder of Bigfact-Review. He has written about technology for nearly a decade and He has lots of experience in tech field.