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  1. The loss of functionality of V10 when compared to V9 is baffling. The redesigned UI is nigh incapable of assisting the user with finding non-live content, since the home, bowse, and category pages now only present live channels to the user.

    In the prior app version, all followed channels were listed in a dedicated row about 2 rows below the top/live followed channels row. By removing this and all other non-live content, V10 of the FireTV app delivers an experience that is order of magnitudes more cumbersome to navigate compared to the prior version.

    In the updated version users are…

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  2. I don't know if this was purposeful part of the update, or merely a bug, but a few weeks ago an update got pushed to all of my FireTV devices, logging me out of each. When I logged back in, only 2 or 3 of my 20+ live followed channels would display. If I login on a PC, everything seems to be fine. I use my FireTV devices to watch Twitch more than anything else, but having to manually search for my favorite streams is a major turn-off... please please please prioritize a fix for this

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  3. 21 votes

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  4. You recently updated the TV application (I personally use the Amazon Firestick) and it is unusable. You can no longer access many previous broadcasts as it only loads recent ones. The fast forward and rewind feature glitches and is difficult to control, especially compared to the previous version. On the home screen, it does not show broadcasts you haven't finished anymore so you have to go to the subscriber and hope it is still available. The old version had some issues but at least it was easy to navigate

    15 votes

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  5. this watch party feature already exists on web and on iphone, but the apple tv app doesn’t support it

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  6. The upgraded Fire TV app debuted this week and while there are some improvements there was one giant step backwards. At the end of streams it no longer stays with the channel when the creator does a raid and the stream just ends. Please bring following the raid back on the Fire Twitch app.

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  7. 3 votes

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  8. The chat closes after a period of time if there is no remote movement, which is frustrating when sitting and watching. Maybe leave the chat open permanently or give a setting to make it disappear over a period of time

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  9. On the WebOS app for LG TV, the back button on my TV remote should make the overlay disappear rather than bringing me back to the previous screen.

    It should only bring me back to the previous screen if the overlay is not being displayed.

    Disappointed to not see this UI function not implemented in v11 pushed out 9/05/2022.

    3 votes

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  10. As of 7/18/2022 the twitch app on FireTV cannot follow raids into other channels. When a stream enters a raid the app gives a Stream Ended notification with options to either go to the previous streamer's profile or return to the home page. If nothing is selected the FireTV goes into sleep mode.

    Additionally, the preview image/video displayed for each stream in the home menu is now a static image from when I first logged in with the new version of the app. All the channel previews have been the same images for the last 3 days, which means that…

    4 votes

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  11. With the latest app update (on or around 3/30/22), when a channel loads on the FireTV app, the UI loads in front of it.

    The screen is obscured by a somewhat opaque black layer, which covers or hides the content. The channel name and information about the channel as well as action buttons (settings, show chat window, report) appear as part of this interruption.

    BUT YOU CAN’T CLOSE THE UI IMMEDIATELY, to get to the content faster. This is incredibly frustrating.

    In the previous version it was awkward, but at least doable, either by pressing up or down while on…

    7 votes

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  12. I been thinking about the tv experience and how not many user really use it to much but I think some small improvements and innovations can change people perspective, maybe we would use it like direct tv, but instead of movies you will have content from streamers, also you should implement that when put your twitch account on the tv your twitch phone app would synchronize and be the controller of the site, you should also include something to change the tv channels, maybe two options one to change between channels you follow and the other option to do a…

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  13. Please fix whatever is wrong with the Twitch Samsung TV app available on their hub. The Twitch app works fine on our Sony and LG tvs, but on the Samsung (my main tv) it can't stream over 480p without buffering. I've went through every trouble shooting thing under the sun, including with their techs. Reinstall, uninstall, reset, one foot in, one foot out, did the hookie pookie and turned it all about. Nothing helped. I'm also a Twitch streamer and like to watch parts of my streams with my family on that tv. Think of the children...

    I've tested every…

    2 votes

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  14. Why is there no webOS section for feedback on this User Voice site?
    Please add a section for the multiple issues that regards the (LG) webOS app.

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  15. The recent update (2022-09-05?) to the LG webOS app moved the (Un)Follow button from the bar to a separate, in-stream, button.
    This also made it so that you no longer (on reflex) can press Right button x4 + Enter to activate chat, (which you want to see, ref: https://twitch.uservoice.com/forums/310225-twitch-applications-tv-apps/suggestions/41734411-on-the-lg-webos-app-make-it-so-the-twitch-chat-do)

    because the movement of the indicator STOPS (bug/badUI!) at the Unfollow button, which instead causes you to accidentally unfollow your favorite streamer and lose your YEARS LONG followage!

    PLEASE revert the UI change and put the (Un)Follow button back to the bar where it was placed perfectly fine before.

    2 votes

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  16. I have several suggestions for the app:

    1. They should show more followed users who are online broadcasting, since only 10 or 15 appear and the other online users with fewer viewers are not shown, only those with the most appear, the rest have to be searched manually.

    2. Allow replays and clips to be viewed from channels and save progress.

    3. That the order in which the lists appear down can be modified or that after showing those followed online, the next one shows the categories.

    4. That the framerate for streams that have 60fps be fixed, at least to fix the image…

    8 votes

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  17. Hello how are you? My name is Eduardo, I was wondering if there is any interest in developing the Twitch app for TVs with Tyzen OS?

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  18. Better integration of Twitch and easier/more reliable use of Twitch via Alexa/Echo devices and Fire TV... I should be able to easily change channels and watch twitch streams via Echo Show 8/10/5 as well as stream Twitch audio to an Echo Studio Stereo Pair... the Echo skill is unreliable at best, and makes it difficult to change between streamers... and the Fire TV skill does not support raids and just ends the channel...

    2 votes

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  19. Would appreciate to have an additional option to choose to the latency / lag on the LG TV app. I noticed that on the Twitch app on my mobile, I get a twitch stream around 4-5 seconds ahead than on the LG TV.

    I appreciate that it is possible to select video quality like 360p, 420p, 720p, 1080p, etc. But currently, I do not see an option to get a faster latency from the streamers stream. The value here is getting to discuss with chat as real-time as possible. Since topics jump quickly the bigger the viewer count, sometimes the…

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  20. Nowadays it is undoubted that Twitch is not present on Roku Express devices. We have to forcefully resort to other unconventional means, submitting ourselves to flawed applications that do not meet our expectations.
    We urge Twitch's developers and senior leaders to put pride aside and competently grant their customers the right to watch lives through our Roku.

    Please!

    Sincerely,
    a lover of games and lives. Twitch's number one fan.

    2 votes

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