February 24, 2017

Twitch Implements Username Change Feature

Twitch Username Change Feature

One of the most hotly requested features has made it’s way to Twitch: username changes. Starting today, everyone on Twitch will be able to change your username once every 60 days. To do this, go to your Settings and it’s on the first page. Twitch Change Username

Quick Facts About Username Changes on Twitch

  • Twitch Partner revenue will not be impacted
  • Your username will be held for a minimum of six months after which it may return to the pool of available usernames
  • Partners: Your old username will not be made available again to anyone else (expect in special circumstances)
  • You WILL lose access to broadcaster stats from your old username. You can export your stats by going to your Dashboard -> Stats.
  • Your channel URL will not redirect to your new username

For the full post, check out the Twitch Blog and the Twitch Help Center.


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