Now you can directly contribute to a friend or family member's Steam wallet online. Simply log into Steam, select a Steam Friend and a gift amount, and we'll do all the rest.
How do I gift a gift code on Steam?
You and your friend must both have Steam accounts and you'll need to be friends on Steam. You can purchase Steam digital gift cards for any user that you have had on your friends list for at least 3 days. Please note that you cannot use existing wallet funds to purchase a digital gift card.
Can I gift a Steam gift to myself?
Yes, if you buy a game as a gift and have it added to your inventory, you can redeem it yourself.
Can I gift Steam shop items?
No, all items from the Points Shop are associated with your account and cannot be transferred to others. How is this different from Steam Trading Cards ? Now you can redeem your Steam Points for emoticons and profile backgrounds associated with the games you own.
Why is a Steam friend not eligible to receive gift?
Your friend may show as ineligible if: you haven't been in-game friends with them for at least two weeks - platform friendships don't count, your friend's account isn't in good standing, there are regional requirements that prevent you from sending the gift to your friend.
Why can't I gift a game on Steam?
Now, you can only gift new games to people who already have a Steam account and are on your friend list. Step 1: Make sure your friend has a Steam account. Step 2: If you want to buy someone a game who does not have a Steam account, they'll have to set up a new account and download the Steam client.