How To Delete Twitch Account

We show you how to delete a Twitch account or temporarily disable it

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If you’re looking to part ways with Twitch, you may want to know how to delete Twitch account. Obviously this decision won’t come lightly if you have a lot of content on your channel – deleting your Twitch account will permanently erase all of your content, including clips, highlights, and any saved VODs, so be sure you want to do this before proceeding.

In the case that you want to preserve your content for a later date, there is also the alternative to disable your Twitch account if you wish. This ensures that all your saved content and user information remains in place (albeit hidden from public view) – so you always have the option to go back, which is handy.

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So, let’s get into all the details regarding how to delete your Twitch account. We’ll also go over how to disable your Twitch account too, both of which are a simple process.

Why Delete Your Twitch Account?

Twitch is the most popular streaming platform for gaming but that doesn’t mean it is for everyone. You could have trialed Twitch for a while and maybe fancy moving to YouTube or Facebook, so naturally, you may need to delete your account.

For those that are unaware, deleting your Twitch account will delete your uploaded content too, so you can say goodbye to your VODs, highlights, and clips. Of course, there is an alternative for those that are on the fence, you can always just disable your Twitch account. This means you can keep your content and return to it at a later date.


How to delete Twitch account


Log into Twitch

Head to Twitch and sign in to your account


Delete Twitch account

Navigate to – ”” enter the reason for deletion and click “Delete Accountdelete twitch

How to disable your Twitch account

If you would prefer to disable your account rather than going full nuclear, here’s how.

1. Head to Twitch
2. Click on your profile icon in the top right corner so it takes you to your profile
3. Scroll down to the bottom and click the link to “Disable Account
4. Enter a reason for disabling and then click “Disable Account



How to delete a Twitch account is incredibly easy but just make sure you 100% want to do this before going ahead, as we mentioned, this will delete your account’s content. Alternatively, you can always disable your Twitch account, saving your precious VODs, clips, and highlights until you return.