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  1. It's stated that Partner Support is allowed to help with ONE name change, and nothing else after that. As well as previous partner names not being re-released into the cycle of usernames for people to have. What I don't understand is, if these names are not being re-released into the public, why can't I have my old name back or have support help me change my name back? It just seems very silly to have to jump through 100 loops to have a name I used for nearly 2 years back if they're not going to release it anyway. Even…

    96 votes

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  2. A large number of bot accounts have been following me to an account of a friend of mine and then deactivating the account.
    They only activate accounts when they are harassing me.
    When I try to report them, I can't even report them because they are already disabled.
    Blocking and banning cannot be done from the screen because they are disabled as well.
    Account deactivation is being abused.
    In addition, accounts that have been followed and deactivated cannot be retrieved in the Twitch API's "Channels/Followers", so it is not easy to take action against the account in question.
    We would…

    94 votes

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  3. 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…

    93 votes

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  4. Per the twitch policy, inactive usernames are recycled every 6 months. With that said, I have been vigilant for 3 years, attempting to acquire a username that has been inactive since its existence. This username is not someone that all ppl would want. its actually very similar to my twitch username minus 2 letters.

    I would like the team to follow through on the policy and actually release the inactive usernames so that the streamers that actually put in work can utilize them for their own benefit, in turn for the benefit of the company

    79 votes

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  5. Many usernames are banned on Twitch for no known reason. After a while, those suspended accounts should be released so that content creators can get a chance to use them for their branding. For example, the username "fairy" was made partner before it was banned. It would be very nice if a content creator could have that name.

    70 votes

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  6. As a viewer, I would like to be able to receive a push notification when any streamer goes live in a certain category, or with certain tags, or both! I love finding new streamers to watch, and this would help me discover more of them.

    Oftentimes, there are less popular games or categories which will have low numbers of viewers, who are very dedicated to that category. If I'm a viewer who loves an older game, I would have no idea that someone new has decided to try that game unless I already followed them (or happened to be browsing…

    65 votes

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  7. If a user has passed away, and this can be verified with an obituary or a death certificate, it would be nice if Twitch could auto-cancel any subscriptions coming from that channel, and give the channel a special badge that indicates that this user has passed away, or change the bio to say "Legacy Account" in front of whatever has been written in the bio (if anything), or above the username.

    It may even be nice to add a comment section so people can leave a nice memory, sign a guest book, so to speak (this could be moderated by…

    63 votes

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  8. If a broadcaster does not stream often or regularly, it can be tough to keep up with their channel. If they switch their Twitch username and you don't recognise it on your follower list, there should be a way to view their past user names to clarify who the streamer is. Quick and easy, Steam has a similar feature that has helped me not remove friends after a username switch.

    57 votes

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  9. Hello Twitch team, There are many Romanian streamers who complain about the servers, we cannot have a very nice stream because the drop frame increases, the bitrate decreases or fluctuates. Specifically, in Romania we have a speed of 1000MB/s upload and download.
    I come up with the idea and the proposal to make 1-2-3 Twitch servers for Romania, there are so many servers all over the world, but not in Romania. Please help us too.

    All my esteem and respect.

    47 votes

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  10. I still want to see when my friends’ channels go live but I don’t want notifications for reruns. I’d like a separate option to disable that.

    46 votes

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  11. I'M SORRY FOR WRITING IN CAPS ON PURPOSE! WHY DO I HAVE TO CONFIRM THAT IT'S ME WHEN I LOG IN EVERY ******* DAY?! I LOGIN EVERY TIME FROM THE SAME PLACE, FROM THE SAME DEVICE AND EVERY ******* TIME I HAVE TO GO TO THE ******* EMAIL, GET A ******* VERIFICATION CODE AND CONFIRM THAT IT'S ME. I'M ******* SICK OF IT!!!! FIX THIS **** ALREADY!!! HOW ABOUT THIS IDEA?!

    45 votes

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  12. In https://help.twitch.tv/s/article/two-factor-authentication?language=en_US#Emotes?tt_content=two_factor_emote_rewards&tt_medium=notification_center it says that "When you set up Two-Factor Authentication on your account, an Authy account is automatically created for you even if you choose to actively use an alternative authentication app. This means you can fill out Authy’s Phone Change Form and recover access to your account." I don't need you creating an Authy account behind my back. You have to give us the option to undo this.

    39 votes

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  13. 2 months ago, I changed all of my usernames for privacy reasons. Now, I’ve changed every username back with the exception of twitch. Twitch is apparently only allowing you to change to new usernames, and if you want your old one back, you have to wait for SIX MONTHS. This is absolutely insane. This is completely awful for my branding, and I’m sure is for others. Having a unified brand everywhere is so important for establishing an online identity, and requiring half of a year if you want a previous username back is an absolutely ludicrous policy, especially when this…

    37 votes

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  14. 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…

    33 votes

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  15. Get rid of the 4 letter policy and allow 3 letter names again!

    33 votes

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  16. When linking your twitch to your discord, it auto gives subs to subs that have linked their account, now what would be good is that if this also could happen with VIP's!

    31 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Connections  ·  Admin →
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  17. The authentication page for viewers, should have a dark mode.

    Either set by ?queryString or autodetect the users Twitch theme selection (or both)

    31 votes

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  18. Please consider adding a new feature called PassKey for an even more secure way to log In to your account on the Twitch Mobile App on iOS. PassKey allows you to login to your account without a password instead you receive a text with a code on your mobile device that you use to log In. Please consider adding this additional more secure login feature In a near future update. Please!!! Thank You

    30 votes

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  19. As is possible for Chinese, Japanese and Korean users who can set display names in their own languages, it would be great if you could also do this in Arabic! This also sets the stage for other languages that use the Arabic script in future (Farsi, Urdu, etc)

    28 votes

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  20. It would be nice if twitch loosened restrictions on usernames since so many are taken and they don't seem to get freed up.

    For example allowing usernames starting with symbols (_username), as well as adding more symbols for use, such as '-', '/', '.', '|', '~', and other characters.

    27 votes

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