Steam - How to switch to Offline Mode

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Steam - How to switch to Offline Mode

If you don't intent to play games online or download new updates, here's how to enable the Offline Mode of Steam.
The Offline mode is quite convenient if you focus on single player games. Once enabled you can seamlessly launch your games without having to connect to the Steam network each time.
To enable the offline mode:
  • Open the Steam client.
  • Click on the Steam menu > Go Offline.
  • Confirm by click on RESTART IN OFFLINE MODE.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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