How to Cancel Steam and Get a Refund the Easy Way

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How to Cancel Steam and Get a Refund

Created by Valve in 2003, Steam has become a pioneer in online game retail, providing an easy way for game developers to sell new, classic, and indie games to consumers with a PC or Mac computer. If you have a subscription on Steam that you’re having problems canceling, DoNotPay can lend a hand! Let us show you how to access Steam, cancel your subscription, and save money right now.

How To Access Steam And Cancel Your Subscription

Steam has a simple process to cancel subscriptions which they outline on this page. Here’s the basic rundown for how to manage your subscriptions:

  1. Log into your Steam account using a web browser or the Steam client app on your computer.
  2. Go to “Store & Purchase History” and click “Manage Subscriptions”.
  3. Click “Cancel” on the subscription you want to end and confirm.

From there, you won’t be making any more payments towards the subscription, and you are free to continue enjoying the subscription until it expires at the end of the current billing cycle.

Can DoNotPay Help Cancel My Steam Subscriptions?

Without a doubt! offers an additional way to cancel your Steam subscriptions if you can’t access your account for any reason. Simply create a DoNotPay account and run through the details with our “Manage Subscriptions” product to get started.

Here’s how to send an email to Steam to cancel your subscription:

  1. Log in to DoNotPay and search for the Manage Subscriptions product.
  2. Provide the name of the subscription service you want to cancel.
  3. Provide your account details such as email address and username.

And there you go! You should get a confirmation email stating that your subscription plan has been canceled. DoNotPay can also help you drop other subscriptions like Massage Envy, Epoch Payments, Xbox Live, Planet Fitness, CVS CarePass, and SiriusXM.

What Are Some Notable Subscriptions You Can Find On Steam?

Steam offers various plans from AAA and indie publishers that give consumers free and discounted games on and off Steam. Here are some of the most prominent plans you can find:

NameGame(s)PriceBenefitsOn Steam?
EA PlayAll EA GamesStarting at $4.99 per month
  • Free trials on new games for up to 10 hours
  • Over 10% discounts on games, DLC, and premium currency
ESO PlusThe Elder Scrolls OnlineStarting at $14.99 per month
  • 1650 crowns each month
  • Increased item storage, rewards, and progression
  • Free access to DLC packs
EVE Online OmegaEVE OnlineStarting at $15.99 per month
  • Faster progression
  • Access to more ships
  • Lower taxes on research and manufacturing jobs
Ubisoft PlusAll Ubisoft GamesStarting at $14.99 per month
  • Free access to games and DLC
  • Exclusive in-game content
Humble BundleSelect AAA and Indie GamesStarting at $11.99 per month
  • Choose an available bundle and download each game at no extra charge
Amazon Prime GamingSelect AAA and Indie GamesStarting at $8.99 per month
  • Free access to games and DLC
  • Exclusive in-game content

Can You Get A Refund For A Steam Subscription Plan?

Steam is known to be lenient when it comes to granting refunds on games, and this is also true with subscription plans.

According to Steam’s official website, a monthly charge from a subscription plan can be refunded up to 48 hours after the renewal begins and if the game has never been played since that time. You can get started on your refund by visiting this link.

Did Somebody Hack Your Steam Account?

If you can’t log into your Steam account because you have the impression that somebody stole your account details, that’s a cause for concern. can certainly help with accounts that have been hacked and transactions are being made without your consent.

Here’s how to take your Steam account back:

  • Look for the “Recover Hacked Gaming Account” product.
  • Answer the questions about your account.
  • Decide whether to have us contact Steam or send your letter by yourself.

We have an extensive page that provides more details about hacked Steam accounts. Alternatively, you can also contact just Steam to start an account recovery.

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