How to Move Steam Games To Another Drive Without Redownloading Them in 5 Easy Steps: All of us wishing to try to install the Steam game and good luck with that dreaded pop-up window saying that we are running out of space.
This usually leads to a “Sophie’s Choice” type decision, in which games get to stay and which need to be uninstalled, but there is another option. You can move your Steam library and installed game to another drive without redirecting anything. We show you how to achieve this in this guide.
How to Move Steam Games To Another Drive Without Redownloading Them
Step 1: Access Settings
You must create a new Steam Library folder before transferring any of your games. For this, click Steam at the top of the screen and then choose Settings.
Step 2: Open Steam Library Folders
Now select Download from the menu on the left, and then click on the Steam Library Folders button.
Step 3: Add a new folder
Click the Add Library folder button, browse to the drive and location where you want to insert the new Steam folder, click the New Folder button and name your folder.
Step 4: Open Properties
You have now created a new Steam folder, so close all the settings windows. Select the game you want to transfer from your library, right-click on it and choose Properties.
Step 5: Select the move install folder
Click Local Files on the left, then choose the Move Install folder. Browse to the new Steam folder, select it, and your game will be moved.
No download, no reinstallation!
Steam has been praised from time to time for its incredible functionality and exceptional quality of life settings, and this solution demonstrates the validity of these reviews.
In earlier times, we would have to reinstall the entire game from a disc and risk losing our saved game or re-downloading the game from scratch, which would take hours and damage to your saved game. There will also be risk. Fortunately, Steam has addressed this effortlessly and reliably so that you can purchase and install the game in a relaxed manner that is enjoyable.