Twitch provides you with live stream gaming services easily although you may want to delete your Twitch account. You can watch streaming videos by just opening the twitch website but creating an account on Twitch will provide additional features to the users.
Before deleting the account you must do some steps. If you are a streamer then you must tell your followers about disabling your account and when possibly you are doing it. You may inform them about your other social media apps accounts so they can contact you easily.
Twitch enables you to connect other accounts with your twitch accounts such as Facebook or additional gaming services. You must disconnect all your other linked accounts so in the future if you want to create a new account your other accounts can get linked with that.
Reasons to delete a twitch account
There are a lot of reasons due to which a user may decide to delete a twitch account. Users may want to delete their twitch account if they have decided to quit Twitch or they may have more than one twitch account.
If you are deleting your twitch account so you can create a new one with a new username then you don’t need to do it. Twitch is providing you options to change your username easily to avoid deleting or disabling your current twitch account. Go to the settings of your twitch account and click on the edit option present adjacent to your username and you can edit it easily whatever you want.
Steps to delete a twitch account
Follow the given steps to delete a twitch account or disable it completely:
- Move towards the official website of Twitch “www.twitch.tv” and sign in to the Twitch account. On the top right corner of your twitch window, you will find a menu icon. Click on it and from the drop-down menu select the settings option.
- Settings page will appear, scroll down until you find the “Disable your Twitch account” section. Under the heading of Disabling your twitch account select the disable your Twitch account option.
- A new page of a disabled account will open. Add your account password and click the Disable account purple button present under the option. You can add your feedback explaining why you are disabling your account but you can skip it as it is optional. Now your twitch account is disabled.
- You can also get the deleting or disabling account option by typing or pasting “https://www.twitch.tv/user/delete-accout” in the address bar of your PC internet browser.
After following the above steps your Twitch account will no longer be available to the public. You can not log in to it. Before disabling your Twitch account you must delete your important personal information manually so if your account is not deleted from the database of Twitch then your information will not be present on it.
Getting back deleted twitch account
If you change your mind after some time and want to enable your disabled account then you have to email twitch support. But there is no direct manual way to do it, twitch support reply to your email mostly within a week.
Deleting or disabling twitch accounts is very easy as you can do it easily on your mobile phone or PC. But before deleting the account you must do some steps to ensure your safety and for future concerns. Twitch has built-in safety features for users who may change their minds about disabling accounts. Your twitch account will be held by Twitch for up to 3 months then it will be deleted permanently.