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How to Hide, Unhide or Remove a Game From Your Steam Library

Trying to hide that Barbie dress-up game you got in a Humble Bundle?

Or perhaps you’re trying to permanently delete Dota 2 because you can’t stop playing it?

No? Just me?

Well, whatever the reason, this quick guide will show you how to hide a game in Steam, re-add or remove it permanently.

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How to Remove a Game From Steam Library

Note: if you remove a game from your Steam account, you will no longer own that game (if you ever wanted to play it again, you’d have to buy it again!).

To completely remove a Steam game, start by visiting Steam Support and logging in with your account.

You’ll be presented with the below page, click “Games, Software, etc.”

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On the next page find the game either in “recent products” or by searching – here we’re using Super Meat Boy.

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Click on the game and you’ll be taken to its support page, select the “I want to permanently remove the