Steam is one of the most popular game downloaders across the globe, where Steam recently started its Summer Sale on June 24th. A lot of players have to try to download the game from Steam players have reported Steam Download Slow and Connection to Steam Server.

Today, in this article we will be sharing how you can fix Slow Steam Download from Steam Server. Follow the following instructions mentioned down below.

Fix Steam Download Slow

Sometimes slow download speed occurs due to heavy usage, here is the troubleshooting guide to fix the Slow Steam Download.

Clear Steam Download Cache

  • Open Steam and then click on the Steam option from the top navigation bar.
  • Then click on settings and choose Downloads
  • After that, select Clear Download Cache
  • Then Choose OK to confirm your action
  • Quit and then re-launch the Steam Client
  • Now Login with Steam Client
  • That’s it!

Change Steam Bandwidth Limitation

  • Open Steam Client and then click on the Steam option from the top-bar navigation.
  • Click on Settings and then select Downloads from the left-panel
  • Now, from there your Limit Bandwidth choose No Limit
  • Hit ok and resume your download.
  • That’s it!

Change Steam Download Location

Steam does support multiple servers across the globe, therefore here is a guide to changing the content server within your steam.

  • Launch Steam Client and then Click on Steam from the top-navigation.
  • Now, click on Settings and then Click on Downloads from the drop-down menu
  • After that, on the left-panel select Downloads and from the right-panel switch Download Region
  • Also, Select a different download server location and then Click OK
  • That’s it!

Disable your VPN or Proxy

If you are using any VPN Service or Proxy server then you should disable, VPN or Proxy to slow the internet downloading or uploading. Disable your VPN or Proxy and then re-check if the Steam slow download has been rectified.

Disable your Antivirus Program temporarily

Sometimes Steam gets slow because of your Antivirus Program, it is advised to temporarily disable your Antivirus or firewall. After this, check if Steam restores the download speed so far.

End of Service from Task Manager

Due to heavy resources, your disk will most likely be consuming resource-hogging. Here is the guide mentioned down below to end such resource-hogging programs.

  • Right-Click on the home screen and then click on Task Manager
  • Click on Task Manager and then Click on Disk to arrange a heavy-resource hogging program.
  • If an unwanted program consuming a resource, right-click on the program and then click on end task/program,
  • That’s it!

Reset your Network Configuration

  • Open Command Prompt as administrator
  • Enter the following command line

ipconfig /release

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig /flushdns

netsh winsock reset

netsh int ip reset

  • It will restart your network router settings,
  • That’s it!

Update Network Driver

Multiple cases suggested the outdated network driver sometimes slows the steam download. Therefore, you can simply head over to the Manufacture Network support page or you can use automatic Update network drivers such as Driver Booster or Driver Easy updater.

Check your Network Connectivity

If you’re still encountering the same level of slow-internet steam download then check your connectivity.

  • Re-Power your Router: To re-compile, your network, first re-power your device and then after a couple of minutes connect your router to check the network status.
  • Check Internet Cable: If you are utilizing a Wired connection, check for any cuts or damage that appears on the cable.
  • Contact your ISP: If you are getting slow-internet than usual then you should contact your ISP.

Reinstall Steam

If the above guide doesn’t help to resolve the issue then you should try to reinstall Steam, Follow the following instructions mentioned down below.

  • Open Steam Client and then click on the Steam option to appear on the Navigation bar.
  • Then select Backup and Restore Games, Next Choose Next
  • After that, select Next and browse to the location where you want to create the backup.
  • Now Select Next and then tweak the settings accordingly.
  • After this, wait for it to finish the backup, and then Run the Windows dialogue box (Shortcut key: Windows Key + R)
  • Enter appwiz.cpl and then from the App & Uninstall, choose Steam and then uninstall Steam.
  • After completing the uninstallation, download Steam and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
  • Again, click on Steam and then click on Backup and Restore Game.
  • Next Choose Restore a Previous backup and browse the backup from the restoration point,
  • Click Next and then wait for it to finish
  • That’s it!

We believe that the following methods will help you to resolve the Steam Slow Download. If you have any query, please share with us in the comment section down below.