Stardew Valley Saves Location: All You Want to Know

Updated by Jean on Dec 30, 2022
  | Computer Instruction

Stardew Valley is a game that perfectly combines farm simulation elements with RPG mode. Players can find comfort and leisure that are hard to obtain in real life from Stardew Valley, and relieve the pressure from the real world. Whether you want to fish, farm, fight monsters, mine, or seek friendship and love, Stardew Valley can provide a rich game fexperience.

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This game will save the game progress at the end of a game day, which will cause the game progress to be lost if the player exits the game before that time. 

To prevent data corruption of your character and quickly repair the saves, it is very important to know how to find Stardew Valley saves location. This article will provide you with methods to find Stardew Valley saves on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android.

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Where to Find Stardew Valley Saves Location

Since Stardew Valley supports multiple platforms, we introduced Stardew Valley Saves Location on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android. Please click the link below and navigate to the corresponding content to read according to the platform you use.

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It is worth noting that Stardew Valley saves will be stored on your device in XML format, and the path is different from the game file. Because of this, when you uninstall and reinstall the game, your game progress will not be lost.
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Stardew Valley Saves Location on Windows PC

Here is the right location of Stardew Valley saves file on Windows: %appdata%\StardewValley\Saves.

You can open the saves folder in 2 ways.

Method 1. Open Windows File Explorer and search the address.

search in file explorer

Method 2. Press the Win+R buttons to open the Run window and put the address in the bar to open the folder.

search in run window

Stardew Valley Saves Location on Mac

Here is the right location of the Stardew Valley saves file on Mac: /.config/StardewValley/Saves

Open Finder or press Command+Shift+G and put the address in the search box, now you can navigate to the saves folder.

stardew vally saves location on mac

Stardew Valley Saves Location on Linux

Here is the right location of the Stardew Valley saves file on Linux: /.config/StardewValley/Saves

Open Files and put the address on the search box, now you can navigate to the saves folder.

Stardew Valley Saves Location on iOS

Here are the ways to find Stardew Valley Saves Location on iPhone/iPad

For versions above iOS13:

Step 1. Open the Files app on your iPhone/iPad

Step 2. Select Browse in the lower-right corner and hit On My iPhone/iPad

select browse and on my iphone

Step 3. Choose the Stardew Valley folder and now you can see your saves

For iOS12 and previous versions:

For iOS12 and previous versions, you can't find Stardew Valley Saves Location directly on the device. You must connect your iPhone/iPad to your computer to find the specific files.

Step 1. Attach your iPhone/iPad via USB and open Finder/iTunes

Step 2. Hit File Sharing in the menu on the left and choose Stardew Valley

hit file sharing

Step 3. Now you can see the saves files on your device

Stardew Valley Saves Location on Android

Here is the way to find Stardew Valley Saves Location on Android.

Step 1. Open the File Explorer app on your Android device

Step 2. Choose the Stardew Valley folder

Step 3. Now you can see the saves files on your device

How to Backup Stardew Valley Saves

Whether it is to protect your game data or to realize the saves transfer between different devices, it is very necessary to back up the Stardew Valley. We recommend that you use EaseUS Todo Backup Home as your backup helper.

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The saving function of Stardew Valley is special. It updates data at the end of each game day. If you back up the saves file manually at the end of playing game, this may be a big burden. 

EaseUS Todo Backup Home is considered one of the best PC game saves backup software at present. It can help you automatically back up the game files, and constantly update your game backup data through differential backup and incremental backup modes, reducing your burden and further avoiding data risks caused by players forgetting to manually backup.

Let’s follow the simple steps below and back up your Stardew Valley saves right now.

Step 1. To initiate a backup, click the Select backup contents option.

create file backup step1

Step 2. There are four data backup categories, File, Disk, OS, and Mail, click File.

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Step 3. On the left, both local and network files will be shown. You may extend the directory to pick the backup files.

File backup

Step 4. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose a location to store the backup.

File backup step4

Click Options to encrypt the backup with a password in Backup Options, then click Backup Scheme to specify the backup schedule and start the backup at a certain event. There are also other additional choices you may choose to tailor the backup process to your requirements.

Backup options

Step 5. The backup may be stored on a local disk, EaseUS' online service, or NAS.

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Step 6. EaseUS Todo Backup enables customers to back up data to a third-party cloud drive as well as its own cloud drive.

If you want to back up data to a cloud drive provided by a third party, choose Local Drive, scroll down to add Cloud Device, and then add and log in to your account.

Backup to cloud
You can also choose the EaseUS cloud drive. Sign up for an EaseUS Account, then click EaseUS Cloud and log in.

backup to easeus cloud

Step 7. Click Backup Now to begin the backup process. The backup job will be presented as a card on the left side of the panel after it has been finished. Right-click the backup job to handle it further.

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Conclusion

Whether using Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android, you can check out how to find Stardew Valley saves location in this article. However, to facilitate you to repair the game progress and transfer the saved files at any time, you need to back up the Starnew Valley Saves, and EaseUS Todo Backup Home will be a helping hand.

  Free Download

Support Windows 11/10/8/7

FAQs

1. Can I transfer Stardew Valley saves?

Yes, you can transfer Stardew Valley saves. If you want to transfer saves files between two PCs, you need to back up your Stardew Valley saves file and paste it into the folder of another PC. If you want to realize the saves transfer between the mobile device and the computer, you need to connect the device and the computer, find the original location of the files, and copy them to the new device.

2. How many Stardew Valley save files can you have?

You can only have one save files in one game ID. Every time you create an archive for the same game ID, the old save will be replaced by the new one. Therefore, if you want to restore Stardew Valley data at any time, it is very important to do a good job of saves backup.

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