A desktop implementation of Steam's mobile authenticator app.
REMEMBER: Always make backups of your
maFiles directory! If you lose your encryption key or delete
maFiles by accident AND you didn't save your revocation code, you are screwed.
IF you lost your
maFiles OR lost your encryption key, go here and click "Remove Authenticator" then enter your revocation code that you wrote down when you first added your account to SDA.
- Download and install [.NET Framework 4.5.2]( Setting up SDA http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=397707) if you are running Windows 7 or below. - Visit [the releases page](https://github.com/watsuprico/SteamDesktopAuthenticator/releases) and download the [latest release](https://github.com/watsuprico/SteamDesktopAuthenticator/releases/latest). (Should be named SDA_X_X_X_X.zip) - Extract the files inside the zip anywhere on your computer, (the desktop is a good example). Please remember to keep the files save, as these allow you to login to your account. - Run 'Steam Desktop Authenticator.exe', allow 'vcredist_x86.exe' to run and install, (needed for the trade confirmations browser), and click next to setup your account. Google Voice offers this for free. - After setting your account up, you'll be asked to enable encryption. While not necessary, it is recommended you both enable encryption and use a different password then the one for Steam. https://store.steampowered.com/twofactor/manage) and make a backup of SDA!
- Download & Install the free [Visual Studio Community]( Compiling SDA for yourself https://www.visualstudio.com/post-download-vs?sku=community&clcid=0x409). - Download & Install [GitHub Desktop](https://desktop.github.com/). - Open GitHub Desktop & sign in with your GitHub account. - Clone the repository by clicking: [GitHub Desktop](github-windows://openRepo/https://github.com/Watsuprico/SteamDesktopAuthenticator) - Open the .sln file with Visual Studio - Build it (`CTRL + Shift + B`)
- Download SDA's master branch and download Steam Auth
- Extract SDA's master brach anywhere. (Like
- Extract Steam Auth into