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  1. PIP on iPad pauses after switching to another app

    For some reason picture-in-picture stream pauses after pressing home or switching to another app. I don’t think this is intended behaviour, because in other apps video in pip doesn’t pause after switching. It’s not that big of a deal, but it gets annoying really quickly.

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    • Reduce the delay on live streams

      On iOS, there is a delay of about 10 seconds compared to desktop and even Android on live streams. This happens even when the source quality is selected. The delay makes it difficult to use the chat on busy streams, as the chat is always way ahead while the stream lags behind.

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      • Display which sections of a vod are muted.

        Currently, there is no way to determine which parts of a vod are muted while looking at it on a mobile app.
        The desktop site already has this feature, and it can help determine whether a vod is worth watching or if it is all muted.
        Plus it would make it easier to know where to start and where to skip to next if you are watching a muted vod.

        2 votes
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        • iOS app lost zooming and swiping functions.

          Title says it all.It‘s also difficult to reload the channel after temporarily leaving the app.
          Please rollback to the previous version.

          3 votes
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          • Allow to sort games by actual viewer count, not by "# in the US". I'm not from US!

            When browsing most popular games on the Android app, the list is sorted by "# in the US" instead of total viewer count.

            Please make it at least an option to sort by actual viewer count - I find popular content such as European esports tournaments using this.

            1 vote
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            • Prevent ads from playing when playing in background

              Currently ads will play even if you have twitch turbo or twitch prime enabled.

              1 vote
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              • watching non-affiliates on phone app sucks

                give non-affiliates the ability to stream in multiple resolutions

                we cant watch these streamers because they can only stream to those on wifi and pc.

                1 vote
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                • Allow markdown text to be displayed properly in the Twitch mobile app

                  Mobile lost it's markdown formatting support. Panels look like a mess. Fix this please.

                  2 votes
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                  • AndroidTV Improvements

                    While the default android app has been improved I feel like the android tv version has not gotten any love. Can we get dark chat background option for the Android TV app which blends in with the black bars and rest of the picture. Also VOD chat is badly needed, it's already on the default android app can't this be also added to the TV app.

                    1 vote
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                    • (iPhones w 3D-Touch) Activating the 3D-Touch outside will show top live channels

                      For latest iPhones, 3D touch provides one tap process to the app’s most used feature. Currently for Twitch, when holding down the Twitch App while in the iPhone home screen, it will only show the number one top live channel (most viewers) from your following list. This prevents users from seeing other live channels who they are following.

                      My suggestion is that when using 3D touch to check live channels, it should show atleast the top 3 or 5 online channels that they follow. Or better yet just find a better usage of 3D touch because it is such a…

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                      • Last ios update sucks af

                        Why did you remove zoom and battery indicator? It was most usefull things in this app...

                        1 vote
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                        • Twitch app on iOS Chrashes on viewing profile page of a channel that is currently hosting another channel

                          I typically am unable to view channels live because of my work schedule so I typically watch vods of streams when they are offline but if they are hosting a channel when I open the profile page the twitch app on iOS locks up. I then have to force close the twitch app to even start watching another channel.

                          1 vote
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                          • Rollback to the old mobile app

                            The new app is difficult to use, hard to navigate and removes some of the best functionality of the old version (chat accessibility, PIP, airplay compatibility) while adding unnecessary functions, some of which are even detrimental to the viewing experience (e.g. swipe between streams). Roll back to the old version until you're able to release a well-tested, polished new version.

                            24 votes
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                            • Watch ads and earn bits for mobile

                              On pic they have it so they can earn bits by watching ads but mobile user like me cannot do that and I don't want to pay so I can donate bits so I feel like it would be more fair if you would add that feature to the app

                              12 votes
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                              • Video-Audio desync

                                When the stream is buffering the audio starts playing before the video quite often and stays desynced. Only resyncs by reloading the stream.

                                2 votes
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                                • Profile picture change

                                  My friend and I think the twitch mobile app should have to ability to change your twitch channel profile picture.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Adaptive launcher icons

                                    Android adaptive launcher icons would be nice

                                    1 vote
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                                    • View who or what you have followed.

                                      It isn't possible to view your followed Communities and Games at the moment.

                                      Games only shows a short list on Browse but it isn't the complete list. Please add like the old app a way see your followed games.

                                      Communities isn't available at all in the app.

                                      i am on iOS on iPhone and iPad.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Show us what game a streamer went live with again!

                                        For the longest time the Twitch iOS app let me know what game a streamer was playing when it sent the push notification.
                                        No longer does it do that, and it sucks.
                                        I'm not interested in every game and having to actually go out and check for myself has meant I've missed streams that I'd rather have watched.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Fix when you're watching a stream and an ad plays it greys out the viewing options and removes the ability to use those options (pop out, ch

                                          Fix when you're watching a stream and an ad plays it greys out the viewing options and removes the ability to use those options (pop out, chat only mode, audio only mode)

                                          1 vote
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