How to make Steam download game updates immediately?

My Steam client always waits for an hour+ to start downloading a game update: “Scheduled for 19:35”. There is a button to force update though. Auto-updates are turned on for all games.

How can I make Steam download updates immediately without additional interactions?

Steam settings:

Steam settings


This isn’t something that can be turned off (unless you manually do it per-game), and happens for two (main) reasons:

  • The game had some form of error occur while downloading, so it’s been scheduled for a few minutes time to try again.
  • The game’s update has just gone live – and steam cannot handle thousands of people all downloading it at the same time, so it staggers the various updates to ensure that everyone is able to get a fast and reliable download.

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