Yes. You may authorize Family Library Sharing on up to 10 devices at a given time, and for up to 5 accounts that may then use your game library on any of your authorized computers.
Share your Steam game library
- In the top left corner, click Steam.
- Select Settings (on Windows) or Preferences (on Mac) from the drop-down menu.
- Select Family in the side menu.
- Click the box that says Authorize Library Sharing on this computer.
If they don’t live near you, you just need to use a remote desktop tool like TeamViewer, Windows Remote Assistance, or Chrome Remote Desktop. Connect to their PC through the remote desktop, log in to your Steam account, authorize them, and then log back out.
From the Steam Settings panel select the Family tab (or in Big Picture mode, Settings > Family Library Sharing). Here you can select users who have also logged into this computer to share your library with. Click the “Authorize Library Sharing on this Computer” box.
Can two people play on the same Steam account?
Steam won’t allow shared accounts to play the same game library at the same time — even if you’re playing different games, two people can’t play from a single library at the same time. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Is Steam Family Sharing local only?
The feature is called Steam Family Library Sharing, and when it’s set up it allows you to share games from your account library with family members and vice versa. … If there are any other local Steam accounts on that computer, you’ll be able to authorize those users to play the games in your library.
This error message represents that someone else is using or accessing a Steam library at the same time. Since the Steam library can only be used or accessed by one person at a time, that is why, if two people try to access the library simultaneously, they will face this error message.
To do this, log into Steam on a friend or family member’s PC, click the Steam menu and select Settings. In this window, click Family, and then tick the authorise Library sharing on this computer option. Finally, log out of your Steam account and let your friend or family member log into their own Steam account.