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Account Management: e.g., Login, Connections, Password Reset

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    187 comments  ·  Usernames  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    We’re reviewing this. Curious how long you think would be ok.

  2. Reduce the amount of cooldown after a name change, I have had to wait for 6+ months to get my name changed after I accidentally changed my name. I didn't get a reply from support after 6 months either, so I had to wait it out.
    Even when you change your name you might not even be able to get the name back, which is ridiculous in my opinion. Having to wait 6+ months to get your name back and yet not be able to get it is something that needs to be changed when I accidentally changed my name…

    43 votes

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  3. The recycle program needs a massive overhaul.

    There are far to many people waiting on unused usernames that are not released in a timely fashion.

    I have been watching two names for years now. One is simply completely inactive with zero information on the profile and has never followed anyone, for years. That account also has never responded to private messages to even suggest someone logged in. **** I'd buy their account name from them if there was anyway I could contact them.

    The other has the "Unless you have a time machine." message and may be an old twitch…

    21 votes

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  4. Please release deleted channels/names and old Justin.TV accounts, please and make them available for re-use!

    21 votes

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  5. Freeing inactive usernames every 365 days would be insanely helpful to people who want to create on your platform. There are forums all over the internet filled with people asking if there's a way to communicate with twitch about an old account that has the username they want. I'm a streamer struggling with this as well. The username "moony" has been taken for years and inactive, but I can't get it, and I actually use Twitch Daily.

    20 votes

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  6. There are tens of thousands of accounts are inactive never stream just preventing someone else from using the UserID. This is not fair and especially on a platform where users create and build their identity. The user name is a big thing for a streamer.

    I am requesting Twitch to delete any account that not used for over 90+ days and release their User ID to the public.

    19 votes

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  7. I've seen this requested feature a lot, option to add a display name? (just like with Twitter, there's a display name, and an @username)

    Good way to deal with username snipers, generic words & common names such as "Jake" or "Jacob" are already being used of course, but if someone named "Jacob" creates a username such as /Jacob_535455 then it just looks messy for a channel name, so yeah, a display name should be an option too (it's already on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Reddit, Steam, you name it, so it'd be a good idea for here too)

    For LIVE…

    18 votes

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  8. Just an option to make spaces avaliable in usernames :D

    12 votes

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  9. I don't have much to say, besides half a year is an obscenely long wait to reclaim your original username. As is 2 months to try a new one.

    11 votes

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  10. I am in agreement with people requesting a reduction on the time before you're able to change your username. Even if i have to wait 2 months before i can change it to something else, I've tested out my current username, as of posting this, and have discovered i hate it. If you could revert a user name change in the first 24 hours at least, even if i had to wait 2 months until i try again, it would solve a lot of people's problems with it. I also hate how there's no way of testing out a username…

    11 votes

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  11. It's 2021 New Era.
    Time for Twitch to get out of its thick skin.
    All Technical Twitch issues, some 99% of which arise from BOTS accounts.
    This is a FAQ last days BOT attacks. and suspect Ddoss.

    Twitch management Its Thick headlines Don't leave any suggestion through their thick skin. and deny well-meant security to streamers and viewers. to build in.

    now talking takless
    Foreword bots.
    - Spam bots.
    - FOllow bots.
    - Hostbots.
    - Scam bots.
    Started last weeks before Christmas. attacks from bots.
    and server problems worldwide on Twitch. and DDos attacks.
    (ddoss I suspect also comes with…

    10 votes

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  12. There should be something such as a page where people can search a username they want in order to check when it will be available.

    This is especially necessary because previously used parter usernames are never available again, but as far as anyone is aware, there is no archive or list of those “never available” usernames.

    Wanting a username that isn’t being used and trying to change to that username every day without knowing how long you will have to keep trying for it is absolutely exhausting and shouldn’t be something creators have to go through. Make it easier to…

    8 votes

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  13. Guys please read all of this and vote if you want this to happen. Much Appreciated.

    There is a problem for years with any other TWITCH STREAMER especially who are AFFILIATES that they want a USERNAME of their choice but its been taken and used already by any other viewer who is not a streamer or anything. So, to solve this problem here is an idea and I know we all want this. So the idea is that when somebody SIGNUP on TWITCH they will get a RANDOM USERNAME including of random numbers and random alphabets generated by TWITCH. They…

    7 votes

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  14. Separate User name from channel names i don't like go on friend stream with NewsInside channel name, much people create secondary account only for this and is terrible.

    5 votes

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  15. I want to change my username from "Sym_Point" to "Point" and it says it's not available but no one has the username. What is that for?

    4 votes

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  16. Is there a plan for username names that are inactive? For example, I want to put a specific username, but it is already chosen and it seems that the person using the account is inactive. Will you have a system that after so long the name will be available and if chosen by someone else the inactive person has to enter another username when entering the account due to inactivity? It would be great

    4 votes

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  17. you should then change this naming system, we want to have the nick one way and you interfere by putting it in another way several platforms already have this new system per tag so you stick the nick that the streamer wants I've been trying for months to change my nick to nahtanoj, I know the account is inactive and I can't Please pay attention to this request, I know it will improve a lot.

    3 votes

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  18. Well, my real name is Coën, but i cant put a dubble dot on the e. I want to call myself CaptainCoën, but i cant do it. Can you help me with it please? I really want it, and i dont know why you guys blocked it.

    3 votes

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  19. I have wanted to change my twitch username multiple times, but I have decided against it because I do not want to have to go through the process of reintroducing myself to everyone that I have met previously in chats and talk them through me changing username. I am a moderator in multiple channels, and it would create a cluster if I completely changed my username. I think there should be an option when you change your username to TEMPORARILY put your old username in parenthesis next to your new username to avoid this issue. (An example of what I…

    3 votes

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  20. My username could not be selected with an underscore between the two words in my username. It accepted just fine if I removed the underscore. It also seemed to imply that I was doing something wrong by adding an underscore.

    3 votes

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