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  1. Android app video playback speeds up after ad

    I've noticed the following thing on the Android app: when watching a video, an ad comes up (that's fine), but as soon as the ad's over, it cuts back to the video and the playback speed seems to be sped up slightly. It happened to me like 3 times now in the past week. Always the same issue.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks.

    13 votes
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    • Clear Viewing History in App

      Introduce the ability to clear viewing history in app.

      Twitch, as of writing is roughly 110 MB in size.
      The app data (for me) is 450 MB and steadily growing.

      Youtube, in comparison is 140 MB.
      The data use is only 40 MB.

      What is the difference? Why must the Twitch app be so storage hungry?

      5 votes
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      • Increase Font Size Option

        I don't know if this is an oversight on Twitch's behalf, but you must realise that the text size on your apps is tiny. It's too small to be used comfortably by some users.

        For many people either with bad eyesight or using their phones and tables to keep up with chat whilst streaming they have to put up with this tiny text that gets in the way of the enjoyment of streaming.

        I, amongst others plead with you Twitch, please put larger font sizes in chat for those that need them. Be inclusive to those with less than perfect…

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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.

          19 votes
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          • The iOS App uses 100% CPU on my iPad

            Since one of the latest updates the iOS App has started using 100% CPU which is draining the battery quickly and making my iPad extremely hot. I’ve verified this with a few different monitoring apps.

            1 vote
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            • Please reduce the delay on the iOS mobile app.

              I get almost no delay when watching a stream on my computer browser. Even if I use chromecast to stream to my TV from my iPad there is no delay yet the moment I switch back to watching a stream on my iPad I’m stuck with a delay of at least 15 seconds and sometimes longer. It makes interaction with the streamer extremely frustrating as the topic has moved on by the time I answer back.

              2 votes
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              • Twitch Android Mobile App Playback Speed x2 like on Desktop

                I REALLY miss the option to watch VOD with a playback speed of x2 on my Android Twitch App like on Desktop.

                3 votes
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                • Play stream sound if iOS iPhone app is in background

                  TheiOS iPhone app stops playing sound if app is in background or screen is locked. This interrupts the stream all time if a iMessage/... is received and I need to reply.

                  Twitch app should work like other sound playing apps and stream the sound in background too.

                  2 votes
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                  • Option for disabling "recently watched games"

                    Hi,

                    Please add option to disable "recently watched games".
                    That list takes too much vertical space on my TV.

                    Regards,
                    John

                    9 votes
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                    • Option to disable "same Language" channels.

                      So the latest update for the mobile app introduced channel suggestion based on your language.
                      http://i.imgur.com/OKiAjRl.png
                      Those appear in every game directory and on the channel directory. It would be nice to have an option to disable those. I rarely watch streams in my own language and this takes up a lot of unnecessary space for me. A polish friend also finds those rather annoying so I guess I'm not alone with this.

                      34 votes
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                      • A new design for Twitch Mobile

                        A more easier, responsive, less buggy version of the already existing app with enhancements to chat functions. :D

                        119 votes
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                          under review  ·  Anonymous responded

                          Please elaborate in comments what specifics there are problems with existing interface, and which device the issue occurs on.

                          If you’d like a specific FEATURE to be ADDED, please make a separate request.

                        • Mobile VOD audio-only timestamp synchronization

                          Currently if a VOD is changed to Audio-Only and runs in the background, it will not save its progress when it's reopened.

                          For example if you start a VOD, change it to A/O at 0:00:05, opens another app or locks phone, then reopens Twitch an hour later, the video will start at 0:00:05 again.

                          This feature would help alleviate many users that listen to Twitch in A/O modes and don't want to be left scrubbing through potential hours of video finding their last spot

                          1 vote
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                          • Dont play a 30 second add everytime the stream refreshes or you load a new one.

                            Tone down the frequency of the adds, i cant watch a single stream in peace. And i always miss the good bit because when i reload i get adds.
                            Even youtube mobile dosent waste my time this badly.

                            3 votes
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                            • Fix how you can see chat on mobile!

                              I have downloaded the update for twitch and now whenever I hold my phone sideways I can't see what I'm watching fully because chat is 1/4 in the way of he screen. Making the chat almost transparent and then putting it on the full screen was possibly the worst idea you could have. I'm not asking for rollbacks, just fix this!

                              2 votes
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                              • Restore the pop out window for Android.

                                The pop out window was given some excellent features such as fast forwarding and rewinding and even resizing. Unfortunately an Android update has decided to "do the feature themself" and it isn't user friendly in my opinion. It could be useful if there was an option to use the twitch version instead.

                                1 vote
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                                  • Streams that are live should have links of videos, clips, info, and chat like streams that are not live have.

                                    When streams are not live and you click on them it brings you to a screen that shows past broadcasts, clips, info, and chat for that channel. Once the stream goes live however there is no way to view this same content. If you are looking specifically for these past broadcasts, clips or info and the streamer happens to be live you are out of luck. There is no way to access past broadcasts, clips, or info once the streamer is live.

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                                    • Remove UI for chat only mode for landscape

                                      As the UI currently is for chat only mode in landscape, we can only see three lines of the chat at a time. https://imgur.com/a/3aMza3l

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                                      • 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.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Option to Disable iOS VOD Autoplays (ASMR)

                                          An option to disable autoplay in the iOS application during VOD/highlights would be great. They help me fall asleep, but the autoplay of the next video wakes me up.

                                          4 votes
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