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Achievements not updating

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TommyBoy
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TommyBoy
Posted on 15 April 18 at 19:14
For the past week my achievements haven't been updating. I click the little green request update button and it does it's thing but when I load my profile, none of the new achievements I've earned for my games have shown up and my numbers are the exact same as they were before the update request. I know the problem isn't on my end so can this be fixed? On my Steam profile I have 31,319 achievements, on this site it says 31,221. So the update isn't working.
KuWanTum
83,136
KuWanTum
Posted on 15 April 18 at 23:40
Probably new steam privacy settings. You’ll need to update them to make your account publicly visible again.
KuWanTum
83,136
KuWanTum
Posted on 15 April 18 at 23:41
Yep, 100% that. I just checked your steam page and it shows no game information :-)
Reborn
29,763
Reborn
Posted on 16 April 18 at 19:38
As of April 10th, 2018 Steam has changed their Privacy Policy which may be affecting our ability to scan you. The details of this change and instructions on how to change your settings accordingly can be found here: Valve's Changes to Privacy Policy Affect Our Ability To Scan Your Games

Navigate to the Privacy Settings page on Steam and change the “Game details” option to “Public”. By default, this will have been set to “Friends Only”. Make sure the tickbox for “Always keep my total playtime private even if users can see my game details” remains unchecked.
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TommyBoy
74,700
TommyBoy
Posted on 17 April 18 at 04:12
Thanks. Yea I knew about the new privacy settings on Steam but they never mentioned that you had to manually change your settings. I thought it did it automatically or kept my settings like they were.
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