When you try to launch a trò chơi in your Steam library, you may receive the error “Unable khổng lồ Initialize Steam API”. What does this mean? How to fix the error? This post from MiniTool will show you more detailed information và effective solutions.Bạn đang xem: Lỗi unable lớn initialize steam api

The error “Unable khổng lồ Initialize Steam API” can occur after you launch any trò chơi in the Steam library, which prevents the user from starting the game and cause inconvenience.Bạn đã xem: Lỗi could not initialize steam

The reasons for “Unable to lớn Initialize Steam API” Steam error can be various, such as Firewall blocking the game’s executable from connecting to lớn the Internet, Comodo mạng internet Security putting the game on the Auto-Containment list & so on.

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How khổng lồ fix the error? Don"t worry. This article has summarized some effective fixes to lớn the Steam error. If don"t know how khổng lồ fix “Unable khổng lồ Initialize Steam API” error on your PC, you can try the fixes mentioned in this post. The following will show you detailed steps.

Fix 1. Allow the Game"s Executable in the Firewall

Firewall may block the game’s executable from connecting lớn the internet properly và give rise to “Unable lớn Initialize Steam API” error. You can follow the steps below to make an exception for the game’s executable.

Step 1. Type Control in the Windows 10 Cortana tìm kiếm box and click the best match Control Panel to mở cửa it.

Step 2. set View by Large icons on the upper right corner. Then locate khổng lồ Windows Defender Firewall & click on it.


Step 3. Click on the Allow an tiện ích or feature through Windows Firewall option from the left of the pane.


Step 4. Find the problematic game’s entry size the list and then check the boxes for Private and Public networks.


Step 5. At last, click OK & restart your computer. After that, you can check if the error “Unable lớn Initialize Steam API” gets fixed.


Fix 2. Opt out of All Beta Programs in Steam

Launch your Steam client.

Step 2. Click the Steam option at the top và then choose Settings.

Step 3. Locate khổng lồ the Account tab. Then click Change under the Beta participation section.


Step 4. Choose the NONE – Opt out of all beta programs option from the drop-down menu and click OK.

Step 5. Click the Steam option at the đứng đầu of the main interface. Then click Exit lớn exit Steam completely.

Step 6. Right click the Windows taskbar to open Task Manager. Then choose lớn kill all Steam-related processes in Task Manager.

Step 7. Right click the Steam-related processes such as Steam.exe, GameOverlayUI.exe or Steam Client Bootstrapper và then choose End task from right-click menu.

Step 8. Click Yes to lớn confirm the operation.

Step 9.

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Reopen the Steam client and launch the trò chơi from the Steam Library tab again.