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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.

    7 votes
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    • 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

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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.

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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.

          2 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.

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              • 1 vote
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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.

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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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                    • 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.

                      13 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.

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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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                              • PiP (Picture-in-Picture) stops randomly

                                iPad Pro with iOS 11.3.1,
                                Twitch v 6.3.1

                                PiP stops randomly. I used to be able to watch Twitch in PiP all the time but now it's useless because PiP stops and disappears as if a stream stopped. The streams do not stop though.

                                This happens all the time during a stream meaning that I basically can't watch anything except if I am in the Twitch app itself.

                                This might happen because of lost packets or some other interruption I think. I notice that sometimes while in the Twitch app watching stream, occasionally there is a short pause before the…

                                1 vote
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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.

                                  4 votes
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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.

                                    6 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.

                                      4 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.

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