How to Quickly Find Steam ID Numbers
Last modified on Aug 10, 2023 in general
By Nathan Young
Hosting game servers can sometimes involve configuration and command setups, used to add or customize features. However, for specific Steam games, setting up the server may require your profile’s ID. For example, making yourself admin in Rust needs this identification number to assign permissions on the account. Alternatively, some configurations require a workshop ID from a mod, such as custom maps, weapons, or other modded content. These are widely used on games like CS:GO, ARK: Survival Evolved, Valheim, and more to add extra features to your server. This makes it important information to understand since it’s common and allows for personalized gameplay. With this in mind, let’s learn how to quickly find Steam ID numbers in this Apex Hosting tutorial.
Steam Profile ID
Finding a Steam profile’s ID is an easy task, but requires a third-party service. Using one will return all available information about the account, including multiple IDs to use on your server. Depending on the game you choose, it determines what numbers to copy. Most of the time, you’ll only want to focus on the SteamID64 value, as this is commonly used. Every Steam profile has these numbers, making it universal for server setups.
- Head towards SteamID I/O and enter the desired username in the
Alternative: Visit Steam ID Finder instead for a similar process.
- Afterward, press
Lookupto the right and it’ll return that profile’s information.
- Copy the SteamID64 value, as this is what most game servers require.
Otherwise, copy the normal
SteamIDvalue for your setup.
- Use the respective ID(s) for your commands, config files, among other setups.
Steam Workshop ID
Similarly to profile IDs, every mod on Steam’s Workshop has its own identification number. However, some games don’t allow for this feature and may have another method for installing modifications. Typically, these IDs are found in the mod’s description and URL on the page. Due to this, there are two methods for collecting them and are relatively simple to do. There is only one set of values per workshop item to copy and use on your server, making it easier to do.
- Navigate to the desired Workshop page, then scroll down to its
- Locate and copy the Mod ID values, which might be at the top or bottom of this section.
Alternative: Head towards the Workshop page and locate its
URL, then copy the values after ?id=
- Use these workshop IDs in your server’s configuration file or other setups.
Whether you’re customizing server settings, making yourself admin, or installing custom maps, finding workshop and profile IDs are essential for any Steam game server. This is due to the unique possibilities for your gameplay, as adding mods and using owner privileges allows for more features. These enhance and introduce personalized aspects to your gaming experience, which all players will enjoy. Considering this, start customizing your server by searching and implementing desired mods or profile IDs. We hope this tutorial helped you understand where these important values are, so you can personalize your game server.