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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What exactly does DeckFilter do?

DeckFilter is an app I made just for Steam Deck gamers, like myself. It helps you sort through your Steam library so you can easily find games that match how you like to play and the time you have. I aimed to take the hassle out of picking what game to play next.

On which devices can I use DeckFilter?

You can get DeckFilter on both Android and iOS devices. This way, you can look through your game library no matter where you are, at home or on the move.

How exactly does DeckFilter improve my gaming?

DeckFilter organizes your Steam games, allowing you to filter them by things like how long to beat (HLTB), ProtonDB ratings, and Steam Deck compatibility. It’s all about helping you spend less time scrolling and more time playing.

How much does it cost to use DeckFilter?

The latest pricing for DeckFilter is $5. I strive to make it affordable for every gamer.

Can I get a refund if I don’t like the app?

Yes, you can request a refund for apps from both the App Store and Google Play Store:

  • App Store (Apple): You can request a refund via by logging in with your Apple ID, choosing the app, and explaining your reason for a refund. More details can be found on Apple’s support page.
  • Google Play Store (Google): Request a refund directly from the Google Play Store app within 2 hours of purchase or via your browser if within 48 hours. For older purchases, contact the app developer directly through Google Play. Detailed guidelines are available on Google’s help page.

Refunds are processed back to your original payment method and may take a few days depending on your provider. Approval is based on the specifics of your request and compliance with refund policies.

Is it possible to organize my Steam wishlist using DeckFilter?

This feature is on its way! Soon, you’ll be able to sort your Steam wishlist within DeckFilter, making it easier to keep track of the games you’re interested in.

What kind of information does DeckFilter use from me?

Actually, DeckFilter doesn’t use your data. Everything is stored locally on your device. So, when you’re filtering your games, it’s just using the information already on your phone without sending anything elsewhere.

What updates are coming to DeckFilter?

I’m constantly working on adding new features and making DeckFilter even better. This includes new ways to filter and sort your games, as well as enhancements that make the app more engaging and useful for gamers. Take a look at the Roadmap to find out more.

Where can I find detailed info about DeckFilter’s latest features?

You can find all the latest on what’s new and how I ensure your privacy is respected on the DeckFilter website. Check out the Changelog for all the details.

What options are there to customize DeckFilter’s appearance?

In a coming update, you’ll have the option to switch between a light and dark theme. Plus, I’m adding color themes that are inspired by the Steam Deck’s brand colors for a bit of extra flair.

What if I need help or have questions about DeckFilter?

If you need any help or have questions, just reach out to me through the apps help section, Reddit, Twitter or by Email. I’m always here and happy to assist.

In what ways does DeckFilter assist me in tackling my game backlog?

DeckFilter lets you see all your games in one place and filter them by different criteria like completion time, tags or compatibility, making it much easier to decide which game to play next from your backlog.

Who benefits the most from using DeckFilter?

If you’ve got a lot of games or find it hard to choose what to play, you’ll find DeckFilter really useful. It’s perfect for gamers looking to make the most of their limited playtime.

Can DeckFilter uncover any hidden gems in my Steam library?

Yes, by filtering your games in different ways, DeckFilter can help highlight games you might not have noticed before, helping you find new favorites among the games you already own.

How does DeckFilter help me manage my gaming time?

DeckFilter gives you insights into how long games might take to beat, letting you plan your gaming sessions more effectively and pick games that fit your available time.

Will using DeckFilter make gaming more enjoyable for me?

By making it easier to find and organize your games, DeckFilter can help reduce the overwhelm of choice, letting you get straight to the fun part.

Why didn’t you make DeckFilter free with ads or a freemium version?

I wanted DeckFilter to be a straightforward, user-friendly experience without ads getting in the way, believing that a one-time purchase offers the best value and focus for users.

Is there a way to use DeckFilter without paying?

The app itself isn’t free, but there are some free tools on the DeckFilter website you can try out. These give you a taste of what the app can do.

How does DeckFilter figure out which games I’ll like?

DeckFilter doesn’t actually recommend games based on what you like. Instead, it gives you the tools to filter and sort your own library based on criteria you choose.

Why does DeckFilter stand out for Steam Deck users?

It’s specifically designed with Steam Deck compatibility in mind, letting you filter games by how well they’ll run on the device, among other things.

Will DeckFilter be useful for gamers using platforms other than Steam?

Right now, DeckFilter is focused on Steam, but I’m always considering ways it could be useful for gamers across other platforms in the future.

How will DeckFilter guide me to the best settings for each game on my Steam Deck?

Looking ahead, DeckFilter will soon work with SDHQ and ShareDeck, giving you advice on the best settings for your games on the Steam Deck. This means you’ll get the most out of each game by optimizing for the best performance.

DoesDeckFilter support Steam family sharing?

Currently, DeckFilter doesn’t support Steam family sharing because the Steam API doesn’t offer this functionality. However, I’m always looking for ways to expand the app’s features and might include this in the future if it becomes possible.