Yep, out of nowhere, when I go to sync today, SG gives me an error message asking me to switch my Steam profile to public. Of course, my Steam profile IS public, and has been for years. Yes, I went to my profile and double-checked to ensure that nothing accidentally changed. It's still public.

So is anyone else experiencing this? What in the world could be causing it?

1 month ago

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ouch, same here

edit: also Synced with Steam Mar 22, 2019, 18:18:37 - 1 hour ago.

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1 month ago*
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at least I'm not alone :)

1 month ago
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Ah, thanks for this. Interestingly, some people had the issue yesterday, and everything is fine for them now. I was fine yesterday, but today I'm @#$!ing borked. Dammit, Steam, stop screwing with stuff, especially in waves. This is almost as annoying as the latest Android update. :D

1 month ago
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I had problems updating yesterday but after 2 or 3 attempts it seems to sync ok so not sure what is causing it but you're not alone with these issues. Its annoying but just keep trying throughout the day and it will sync.

1 month ago
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Yep, same here :(

1 month ago
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I have the same problem

1 month ago
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So Steam as usual, Gaben is just being playful with you.

1 month ago
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i had the same yesterday. Now it works fine

1 month ago
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The sheer weight of all of Steam's asset flips and shovelware is damaging the space-time continuum. Games need to be resynched more often or they'll get sucked into a black hole.

1 month ago
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Lolz, THIS ^^^^ 不不不不不

1 month ago
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Thus creating Chrono.GG's Game Hole. Mystery solved.

1 month ago
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I have encountered this for 3 days straight now, so I just hope the forced synch after 7 days will work.

1 month ago
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Had this happen a few times. I just change my profile from public to private and back to public. Then it'll sync just fine.

1 month ago
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Ok, so magically this morning, my sync works again! Hooray! Anyone else suddenly reinstated?

1 month ago
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It happened to me once but after trying a few times it worked. I've synced several times each day and had no more issues.
I didn't think it was a Steam problem when it happened since ESGST sync worked fine, or at least I saw the check mark and thought it worked lol.

1 month ago
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I had the same issue. Couldn't sync for a few hours. Next day, synced first time

1 month ago
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No problem yesterday, but it seems KO now...

1 month ago
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Lately there were a few games that I activated (not won here), and I sync'd my profile without any errors, but then I can still enter their GAs here. So I've had to add a few games to my hidden list.
Checking sgtools though I get this message:

has a private profile or SteamCommunity is down

Is SteamCommunity something that SG uses, or does sgtools just happen to use this extra tool?
EDIT: Formatting

1 month ago*
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The still-being-able-to-enter issue is likely games that are marked are "learning" and now read "profile features limited" when you're in Steam. It throws off a lot of the checks that come through the Steam API.

As for the private profile thing, it's fixed for me now. It appears to be affecting people in waves. There's probably some administrative change that Steam is making to profile records that causes them to need to come behind and "clean up," as it were. Looks like you're just part of the next phase. For me, it was resolved in about 36 hours.

1 month ago
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Same issue here. It says it updated 50 mins ago, but when I try to update manually, it says it's private (just double-checked, both options are set to public as they have been for months).

1 month ago
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Yeah, mine started doing this again this morning, but as of this afternoon, it's working ok again. So strange.

1 month ago
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Same here today.

1 month ago
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Weird...mine was ok again this morning, but this evening it's jacked up again. WTF is going on with the Steam API?

1 month ago
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Same

1 month ago
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Wont let me sync... :/

1 month ago
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sync? more like stink, amirite?

broken for me, too

1 month ago
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Happy cakeday ;)

1 month ago
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1 month ago
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Yeah, again, it started working (for like the 5th time) again last night, and as of this morning, broken.

(鉦鉦) 酯抉撮鉦鉦鉏賞郃 (鉊 十_十)鉊

(oh, and happy Factory Day)

1 month ago
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Thank you!

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1 month ago
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A day later, still can't sync (hasn't synced automatically in over 24 hours now either) ;>

1 month ago
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Yeah, mine's still broken today

1 month ago
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I have the same problem

1 month ago
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Also getting the same problem now. Thinks my Steam profile is private when it isn't.. Tried modifying the setting and changing it back but it still doesn't work after trying several times.

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Yep, mine was doing OK until I prompted it manually, and then whoops.

1 month ago
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The problem is still here :/

1 month ago
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Had the same problem since yesterday (1 week without sync). So I tried my luck just 2 mins ago, settings guide pops up, waited for the countdown to try again, and suddenly it worked. Weird stuff...

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