Twitch is a live streaming video game which enables users to play any kind of games they want. It also has the ability to watch other competitors who are playing games. Some features of this video game have made parents worried. players can chat with others during the play and make video calls and phone calls, too. As most of the users are adults, the content of chat rooms may be rude and inappropriate for kids and young people. These features made Twitch very addictive which is not something good to parents when they see their children spend a lot of times in this website. In this case, many decides to delete Twitch account to keep their children safe from this website. The process of deletion can be a little complicated. So read this article to be informed of the deletion process.
Reasons to delete Twitch account
There are many reasons for deletion the Twitch account. Some users decide to stop using Twitch. This can be because of the loss of interest in streaming altogether or even the motivation of using he replacement apps like YouTube or Mixer. Another reason can be due to some of the users who create different channels for different audiences and now they want to focus on one of them. In addition to having more than one channel, many users feel that they are using too many social networks in general and may want to cut back.
What to do before deletion Twitch account
There are some tips it is better to know before the deletion of your Twitch account. First of all it is a good idea to inform your viewers in a broadcast. Mention when your last broadcast will be and also refer your followers to your other social accounts such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook messenger, so they can stay in touch with you. If you are going to switch to another streaming site like Mixer or YouTube, ask your viewers to follow those new accounts.
One of the good feature of Twitch is that it can connect to other social networks. So it is better to break the connection to all of these third party services in order to be able to connect them anytime you want in the future. Because Twitch cannot delete your account completely, it is important to go through the setting and remove any important information that you want to protect such as your real name and bio information.
How to delete Twitch account
When you delete Twitch account, you will remove it from online public Twitch service. So anyone can find you on the network. But it depends on yourself if you want to delete all your personal details or want to keep them for future needs.
In order to start the deletion process, you have to log in to the Twitch website with your Twitch account. Go to the top corner and click on the available drop down menu and choose setting.
At the next step, go to the bottom of the setting page and click on the “Disable your Twitch account”.
Then, a page named “Disable Account” will be open and it needs your account password and you have to provide some reasons why you are going to leave the Twitch platform.
Once you have completed the previous steps, it is time to hit the “Disable Account” button which is available in purple color on the screen. Right after these processes, your account will be disabled from Twitch platform.
How to enable a disabled account
After disabling your Twitch account, if you feel that you have to switch to your account again, you can enable it again. This is one of the best thing about Twitch which has attracted many users. In order to enable your Twitch account, go t the customer support page of Twitch, fill the essential fields in the form and then hit the “Send Email” button available by the end of the form. At the last, within a few business days, you will receive an email containing details about how you can reactivate or enable your account.