How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Watching people play video games might have been a casual pastime before Twitch launched. But after Twitch TV was created, streaming truly turned into an art and a science, even a profession for some. Twitch now hosts all kinds of shows and lets stream content for a passionate fanbase.

Twitch is a great platform to sit back, relax, and watch your favourite streamers play games and chat with their communities. If you’re bored of Twitch, however, you might want to disable or delete your account.

If you prefer to go with the disabling option, here’s how to do it:

Step 1 :- Login to your Twitch account on the main Twitch website.

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Step 2 :- Click on the drop-down menu in the top-right corner and select Settings.

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Step 3 :- Scroll down to the bottom of the settings page and you should see a section called, Disable Your Twitch Account. Click on Disable Account.

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Step 4 :- Click the purple Disable Account button. Your account will now be disabled.

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Before You Disable Your Twitch Account

Disabling a Twitch account can be done very quickly but before you do so, there are some things you should do first.

  • Inform your followers or anyone you are hosting.
  • Disconnect your other accounts.
  • Delete personal information.

It is already clear that Twitch doesn’t provide a way to delete your account permanently; you can only disable it. But now you might be worried about your account information.

Well! After disabling your account, you can follow these steps to keep everything safe and secure:

Step 1 :- Go to and sign into your account, if needed.

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Step 2 :- Head to "" by clicking this link, or by pasting it into your address bar.

Enter the reason for deleting your account, and then select "Delete account"

How To Disable or Delete a Twitch Account

Reasons to Disable/Delete Your Twitch Account

While completely disabling a Twitch account can appear a little extreme, there are several legitimate reasons why some users choose to do so instead of just not logging in anymore. Here are three of the more common ones.

  • Quitting Twitch.
  • Multiple Twitch accounts.
  • Too many social accounts.

Thank you for reading this article. Do let me know for any queries in comment section below.

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