Having an up-to-date email address associated with your Twitch account is crucial for several reasons. It ensures you receive important notifications and updates from Twitch related to your account, streams, and interactions on the platform. Without access to the email on file, you could miss out on vital information.
Your email acts as the primary method for resetting your password if you ever forget it or get locked out of your account. If the email is outdated and you can’t access it, you have no way to recover or reset your password, putting your entire account at risk.
Keeping your email current makes it easy for viewers and potential business partners to contact you securely. An outdated or incorrect email presents a poor image and means lost opportunities.
How to Change Your Email Address on Twitch
To get started changing your email on desktop Twitch,
- Open Twitch.tv in your web browser of choice.
- Click on the small profile icon that appears in the top right corner of the screen.
- Select the “Settings” option.
- Click on the “Security and Privacy.”
- Go to the “Email” section.
- Click on the small pencil icon to open the email change page.
- Enter the new email address.
- Click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page.
Now, Twitch will send a verification email to your new address. Open up your email inbox and look for the verification message from Twitch.
How to Change Your Email Address on Twitch on Smartphone
If you want to change your Twitch email address through the mobile app.
- Open your Android or iOS app on your phone.
- Tap the profile icon that appears in the top left corner of the screen.
- From your profile menu, choose “Account Settings.”
- On the next page tap “Security and Privacy” to access email and security options.
- Under the Email section, tap the “Email” option, followed by “Change Email.”
- Enter your new address and tap the submit button to save it.
As on the desktop, you’ll need to check the inbox of your new email address for a confirmation email from Twitch after changing it in the app.
Changing your email address on Twitch is a quick and simple process either on desktop or mobile. Just access your account settings, security, and privacy, and change your email, then confirm the new address. Optionally, if you can’t log in at all, you can reset your password via Twitch’s recovery options.
Keeping your email up-to-date is crucial for maintaining access to your account and not missing any important notifications. So whether you’ve gotten a new email address or just want to update your existing one, be sure to go through these steps regularly.