How to delete Twitch accounts

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Preliminary information



Before you enter the dettaglio della procedura su how to delete Twitch account, I think it might interest you to know more about this possibility.


In fact, users often get confused between account Twitch and Twitch Prime (now also known as Prime gaming): it is good, therefore, to clarify. Well, the profile is the same, but in the first case you have a free account which allows you to see live broadcasts with some advertisements, while in the second case it is a profile to which the Amazon Prime subscription has been linked.

Put simply, given that Twitch is a platform owned by Amazon, the latter allows you to get various benefits, from in-game items to a free monthly subscription to a Twitch channel, to everyone who is subscribers to the Prime subscription, which would typically be meant for fast shipping and discounts.

To better underste the matter, I invite you to conont my guide on how Twitch Prime works. For the rest, in the course of the tutorial I will explain both how to deactivate your account and how to permanently delete it and how to deactivate only the Prime subscription. Find everything illustrated below.


How to deactivate Twitch accounts

After the necessary premises, I would say that it is time to take action. I will initially explain to you how to deactivate Twitch account, as more than permanently deleting it, you may be interested in deactivating it for a certain period of time. This is the solution that is used by many users, since it then allows you to rethink and return to the platform finding all your subscriptions.

How to deactivate Twitch accounts from PC


Twitch is used a lot by PC via web browser. For this reason, you may be interested in knowing how to deactivate your account from this platform.

To proceed, connected to the official Twitch site, click on the button Log in present at the top right and log in with your account by typing username and Password and clicking the button Log in. You may be asked to enter a security code sent via email address, depending on your account settings.


At this point, press onaccount icon located at the top right and click on the item Settings present in the menu that is proposed to you. Then, scroll down the page you just opened and click on the link Deactivate account present in the card Twitch Account Deactivation.

Then if you want, type the reason you want to deactivate your account in the box Reasons for account deactivation and click on pulsating Deactivate account, following the indications provided by the portal.

I remind you that the deactivation of the account does not involve the deletion of your data, so in the future you can recover your account simply by logging in again.

How to deactivate mobile Twitch accounts


In case you want deactivate your Twitch mobile account, you will need to go through the platform's website. In fact, the official Twitch application for Android and iOS / iPadOS allows you to change some aspects of your profile, but we are talking mainly about aesthetic options and not about deactivating the account.


To proceed, therefore, open the browser you usually use on your smartphone or tablet (eg. Chrome on Android or Safari on iOS / iPadOS), connected to the official Twitch portal, type username and Password of your account and tap the button Log in, to login.

Now, you just have to follow the same procedure that I illustrated in the chapter for PC, or click on the link Deactivate account, if necessary insert the motivations that prompted you to take this choice and tap the button Deactivate account, taking a look at the directions provided by the Twitch website.

How to cancel Twitch accounts

How do you say? Are you sure you want to delete your Twitch account definitively? Then the instructions you need to follow are the ones you find below.

How to delete Twitch accounts from PC

To permanently delete the Twitch account, it is necessary to go through the official portal of the service, through any browser for web browsing.

More precisely, you need to connect to this page, click on the button Log in present at the top right, type username and Password of your profile and press the button Log in.

At this point, all you have to do is type in le motivations for which you have chosen to remove the profile and press the button Delete account, following the indications of the portal.

I remind you that in this case you are deleting your profile e, as the Twitch website pointed out to you, later on You will no longer be able to use the ID that you had chosen. In short, think carefully before confirming your decision.

If, on the other he, you want to delete your account in the sense of simply disconnecting it from the browser, all you have to do is click on yours profile pictureat the top right, and select the item Disconnect give the menu check if you press.

How to delete Twitch accounts from mobile

If you want to permanently delete your Twitch account from smartphone (Oh yes tablet), the procedure you need to follow is essentially identical to the one I explained to you in the previous chapter for PC, since you have to go through the Twitch website.

To proceed, simply connect to this page from your browser, log in to your account, by entering username and Password in the appropriate fields, type the reasons which prompted you to want to remove the profile and press the button Delete account.

If, on the other he, you simply want dissociate your account from the official Twitch application for Android e iOS / iPadOS, you have to press on yours profile picture (top left), then onicona dell'ingranaggio, you have to go up Settings and you have to press the button Disconnect.

How to delete Twitch account from console

Twitch is a platform designed especially for gamers, since inside there are mainly live streams dedicated to this medium. For this reason, you can use the service directly from the console.

If you are planning to permanently delete your Twitch account from the console, you should know that it is possible to do so using the integrated browser. For example, on PS4 it is simply called Browser per Internet and you can find it in the main PlayStation menu.

Once the browser is open, just connect to the page to delete the account and follow the same procedure that I explained in the chapter for PC.

If, on the other he, you just want disassociate the Twitch account you linked to the console to do the live, you have to proceed in another way. In the case of PS4go to the menu Settings> Sharing and Broadcasting> Link to Other Services> Twitch, award-winning Logout and confirm. More info here.

How to delete Twitch Prime account

If you are going to delete the Twitch Prime account (also known as Prime Gaming), perhaps because you no longer intend to pay the subscription for Amazon Prime, you have to dissociate your Amazon account from Twitch. Now I'll explain how.

How to delete Twitch Prime account from PC

To remove the link between your Twitch and Amazon accounts from PC, just connect to this Twitch page, do the login with your profile and press the button Disconnect present next to the box dedicated to Amazon. Of course, from here you can also disconnect any other profiles you previously associated.

for deactivation of the subscription, which allows you to no longer pay a cent but also involves the loss of all the benefits of Amazon Prime, you have to connect to your Amazon account, press the button Hello [your name] (top right), then on the box Premium, finally you have to expe the box Manage subscription present in the new page opened and you have to press the button End your subscription then follow the instructions on the screen.

How to delete Twitch Prime accounts from mobile

How do you say? Are you planning to remove your Twitch Prime account from the cellular or from tablet? No problem, I'll tell you how to do it right away.

Well, to disconnect the Amazon account from the Twitch one, you have to act as a browser following the instructions I gave you in the previous chapter. To deactivate the Prime subscription, however, you must open the Amazon app for Android or iOS / iPadOS, log in, press the ☰ button and go to My Account> Prime Membership then press the buttons Manage subscription, Registration and End your subscription. More info here.



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