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How to change Twitch password

How to reset Twitch password: we show you how to change your Twitch password following the Twitch password leak

Updated: Mar 24, 2023 9:23 am
How to change Twitch password

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Given that breaches such as the Twitch password leak have proven to be possible, now may be a superb time to change your Twitch password. Especially if you haven’t done so in a while.

Read below for the step-by-step guide on how to reset your Twitch password, as well as a way to check to see if you yourself have been a victim of the big Twitch hack!

How to reset & change your Twitch password

The below steps should be your first port of call in the event that any kind of suspected hack, security breach, or massive worldwide Twitch password leak for instance! Or if you just feel like changing your password right now.

It’s all relatively straightforward – just follow the below steps in order and you will have your Twitch password reset in a jiffy!



Click your profile icon

Log into Twitch and click your profile icon in the top right-hand corner of the homepage.



Click Settings

From the dropdown menu which appears, click on Settings (with the cog wheel icon).



Change Twitch password

Within Settings, click on the Security and Privacy tab, and then underneath this click Change password.



Enter your old Twitch password and new Twitch password

The final step will require you to enter your old Twitch password for security before you can create a new one.

Once this is done, simply click the bottom button to confirm and et voilà ! Your Twitch password has now been reset.

Have I Been Pwned? Check if your Twitch password has been leaked

As discussed, the Twitch data leak not only affects the big-name streamers, it can potentially impact anyone who was on Twitch in 2019 or prior.

If you want to see if your email, phone number or Twitch password has been leaked, have a look on the very useful web resource, with a catchy title, Have I Been Pwned?

Final word

For more information on the Twitch password leak, check out our Twitch hack leaked on 4chan page. You can also read about how Amazon has responded to the Twitch data leak. We will be releasing information on how the hack will impact all the biggest streamers in news pieces throughout the day, so keep your eyes locked on the WePC homepage.

If you’re thinking of getting into streaming and this event hasn’t managed to put you off (maybe the full knowledge of how much money can be made has enticed you) have a look on our How to stream on Twitch page for all the info you need to get started.

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