How to Set Download Restrictions on Steam

Learn how to set download restrictions (for updates, downloads of new apps/games,...) in Steam. This article will explain the two possible options of Limit Download Schedule and </bold>Limit the Bandwidth</bold>.

To limit the Bandwidth and the Download Schedule follow these steps:

  • Click on Steam Menu > Preferences
  • Go to the Downloads section > Download restrictions.

  • Tick the Limit auto-updating schedule checkbox.
  • Set the time of the day to perform downloads
  • Click on Limit bandwidth to and select a value.

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