How Do I Recover My Twitch Account?

If you find yourself unable to access your account, these helpful tiops can assist you to recover your account.

Jeff Whelpley is the editor / author responsible for this content.
Nov 7, 2019

Twitch is a great platform to watch some of your favorite video games. Its popularity has grown because of its convenience and ease of use. It is, however, possible to find yourself unable to access your account. The most common reason is when you forget your password. In this article, you will learn about some tips that may help you recover your Twitch account.

Reactivating Your Twitch Account

If you want to recover a disabled account, you can do it by following these steps;

1. Go to the customer support page of Twitch

2. Fill out the relevant fields in the option to reactivate your account

3. Click on the button 'Send Email'

After sending your email, you should receive an email notification in a few days. The email will contain instructions to help you reactivate your account.

I Forgot My Twitch Password

Forgetting your Twitch password can be very frustrating. Fortunately, it is possible to reset it and recover your account in a few simple steps.

1. When trying to log in, you will find a link below the password field. The password field will say 'Trouble logging in?'

2. Click on the link to start the password reset process

3. Enter your Twitch username and email address

4. Fill in the CAPTCHA as proof that you are not a robot

5. Click on the button 'Send Instructions'

6. You will receive an email titled 'Your Twitch password.' Open it and click on the link to reset your password.

7. If you do not find the email, try refreshing your email and checking your spam folder

8. Follow the instructions to reset your password.

If you run into trouble while attempting to reset your password, you should contact the customer support team for help.

Recovering a Disabled Twitch Account

If you have a disabled account, it is possible to enable and keep using it. There is no way to enable a Twitch account manually. You must contact the customer support team for help. They should get back to you within seven days.

There are plenty of reasons why you may choose to disable your Twitch account. Even though it seems like an extreme measure, there are a few reasons why disabling your account may be the best decision. They include the following;

  • When you want to quit Twitch

If you choose to quit Twitch permanently, disabling your account may seem like a good idea. It may be due to loss of interest or finding better alternatives.

  • Too Many Accounts

If you have more than one Twitch channels, it makes sense to cancel a few of them.

When you disable your account, there are a few things that you should consider.

1. If you simply need to change your username, you do not need to disable your account. You can change your username without having to create a new account

2. You can continue using your account to watch streams. You do not need to stream on Twitch to be using your account.

When you contact the customer support team to recover your disabled Twitch account, you should be as polite and detailed as possible. Provide them with all the information that they may need to know about your account.

The best way to get help with your account recovery problems is through the help desk. You will get the most appropriate help for your problem. You may also contact the customer support team for assistance. Twitch customer support is available by phone or live chat. You will be connected to an agent who will guide you through the process.

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