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  1. There needs to be an option that lets you resize the Chat. The Chat takes away a good chunk of the screen when it is not minimized and it makes the Stream significantly smaller and since I like reading the chat I would like to have both on my screen without the Stream getting too small. Also, on my iPhone 12 on the right side of the Chat there is some kind of “black bar” with nothing on it which also takes away a little bit of the screen and it would also be nice if that would get removed.

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  2. On the web browser you can clear notifications at the top of the chat (such as a hype train) by clicking the 3 buttons. On mobile, there is no option to clear notifications. And it is a huge pain because when a notification such as a hype train shows up in the chat, it makes the chat bigger (half the screen) for the entire duration. So every time a hype train starts (which happens a lot in bigger channels), chat takes up half the screen and you are forced to watch without chat if you want to be able to…

    10 votes

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  3. On mobile there should be an option to change chat position from the right side being default to the left side while in landscape mode. This would be ideal for streams that have webcams on the right side of the stream for a better watching experience.

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  4. See title. Seems like the mobile app on Android doesn't have closed captioning. I would like to use the app if you can implement closed captioning capability to it. I am deaf and I wanted to watch Bob Ross paintings his happy little trees.

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  5. 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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  6. While watching a previously viewed stream under “Continue Watching” when the advertisements finish. The VOD resets back to the beginning at 0:00. You manually need to reset it back to the last known watched time signature. Please take note of this. Thanks

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  7. On iOS 15 when watching streams vertically, remove the “Chat” text above the chat. It is pointless and taking up space that could be used to see more of chat, especially on my iPhone 12 mini’s smaller screen.

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  8. Hi,
    A streamer I watch frequently recently got the best opportunity to get a better handle on his stream and emotes.

    But the frequently used emotes hasn't updated the prefix.
    I tested all his emotes to see what happened.

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  9. 8 votes

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  10. Until the most recent update to the Android app, notifications were in the following format:

    Title: <Streamer> is streaming <Category>!
    Text: <Streamer's 'Go Live Notification' message>

    This was mostly fine, though with longer usernames or certain categories, it could be unclear which game was being played - but depending on what the streamer wrote for their Go Live Notification (GLN), it could be clarified just by pulling the notification down and reading the text section.

    But now with the latest version of the app, the notification comes in two flavours, seemingly at random. Either:

    Title: <Streamer> is live: <GLN>
    Text:…

    7 votes

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  11. Allow Expert Overlay to work on Mobile devices and tablets

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  12. Allow us to sub on mobile for the same price as on the desktop. There should be no reason this wasn't how it was on release.

    6 votes

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  13. Hi,

    Twitch has pushed a new interface that gives a video preview of "FOLLOWED CHANNELS" streams. But I now have to scroll down alot to see all my followed channels and decide which to watch. I'd like an option for a "list view", which basically shows the old twitch mobile interface of followed channels. The video previews imo adds no upside and only bloats the interface.

    6 votes

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  14. When i chromecast a twitch vod (assuming it happens on live streams too) to my tv and pause the vod, the cast will close after only a few mins. My other apps like Hulu, YouTube, and Netflix don't do this and can be paused for much longer. From what i understand this timeout is set by the app developer.

    6 votes

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  15. I recently upgraded my phone to the Pixel 5 with a hole punch camera in the front.

    Netflix and Youtube support this via a pinch out zoom and fills the width of the screen, it appears that the Twitch app is almost there as it seems to support a pinch out zoom but it won't go all the way over and stops with a black bar over the camera and status bar area.

    I would like the pinch out to zoom to fill the whole screen! Thank you

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  17. I'd love to use the Stream-Manager on my Android tablet (with a magnetic keyboard attached), but the feature is portrait only for some reason. It would be great to be able to respont to comments on the tablet's physical keyboard.

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  18. Hi,

    There should be a brightness option in mobile app just like Netflix's.

    Best regards,

    5 votes

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  19. Currently the iOS 14 widget shows both live streams and re-runs the same way – with a red circle icon. It would be nice if re-runs had their own visual presentation, so it'd be possible to tell them apart.

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  20. The YouTube app has background code that synchronizes the Bluetooth audio and video, it would be great if the twitch app did this, seen as how manufacturers are moving away from the 3.5mm jack.

    Everyone is starting to use Bluetooth earbuds, and there is a good 0.5 sec delay.

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