How to Unfollow Someone on Twitch

In essence, it is one of the most frequently raised queries by gamers who seek to get a way out; How to unfollow someone on Twitch? As an answer to this question, the post will help you understand the detailed procedure to unfollow on Twitch using your mobile as well as desktop.

At the present time, Twitch has become a preferred place for people who are crazy about gaming. They always look forward to follow channels on this platform to keep a watch about when their favorite content creators are coming live and thereby learn the best of tricks from pro gamers.

However, there comes a time when people feel as if they must clean up their Twitch account. There may be different reasons be like they don’t find the channel relevant anymore or they aren’t watching a few channels due lack of time or interest. Thus this call for them to unfollow channels which they’ve followed on the Twitch app.

Having said that, if you are among such users who would like to unfollow someone on Twitch, this blog post is a must read for you. So let’s get going……

Why People Unfollow on Twitch?

Each user has one or the other purpose to follow a channel depending upon his interest as well as likings. Likewise there is an assortment of reasons due to which a user wants to unfollow a Twitch channel. A few of the most common reasons are listed as under:

  • The first reason is a timing issue. If the Channel creator reschedules content streaming to a time which is not suitable for the viewer to watch it, then they may think of unfollowing the channel.
  • In case the streamers mention some controversial comment and the viewer isn’t willing to get in any unpleasant situation by being a part of such controversy, the best they could opt for is to unfollow the channel.
  • When the user no longer finds the content relevant (may be because of difference of opinions, or some other reasons) and fails to enjoy it, they choose to unfollow the content creator.
  • Having an expanded channel size limits the chances to directly communicate with the streamer and as most of the people prefer direct dialogue with the streamer, lack of opportunity for the same may result in user unfollowing the channel and move ahead to some similar channel.
  • When users fall prey to a few following trends and then they no longer want to follow it, then they opt to unfollow someone’s channel.

These were a few reasons that make you to unfollow someone on Twitch. Now let’s discuss forth about the process by which you can go on to unfollow a streamer.

Unfollowing Someone on Twitch:

Usually there are two methods to unfollow someone on Twitch. A detailed step by step process pertaining to each of these methods is given below in the next section of the article.

Method 1: Unfollow someone on Twitch via Desktop

In order to unfollow someone on Twitch through desktop you are required to follow the steps given below:

  • Navigate to the Twitch
  • Log in to your Twitch account with valid credentials.
  • Search for the channel which you want to unfollow by scrolling down through the list of followed channels.
  • Once identified, move the cursor on the channel and then make a click on the green heart provided at the left-bottom side.
  • Soon after that you will notice that the green heart has turned into a red broken heart signifying that you have successfully unfollowed the said channel.

Note: Alternatively, you can also unfollow the channel by just going to the channel and pressing the heart button beside the subscribe button.

Method 2: Unfollow someone on Twitch via Mobile or Phone?

In order to unfollow someone on Twitch through Mobile or a cell phone you are required to follow the steps given below:

  • Launch the Twitch mobile app on your device
  • Log in to your Twitch account with valid credentials.
  • Select the “following” tab at the bottom left corner of the screen
  • Scroll down to search the channel that you want to unfollow from among the “Live channels” or “Offline channels”. (If you remember the channel name, you can even find it by entering it in the search bar provided at the top right of the screen).
  • Now check for the status of the channel and proceed accordingly.  
    1. If the particular channel is not live then just scroll towards left and press the heart. This will ask whether you want to unfollow, select yes to unfollow the channel.
    2. In case when the channel is streaming live you won’t be seeing heart on the screen. You are required to touch on the screen to see the heart button (as it will only be visible temporarily during live streaming). Once visible tap the heart button and select the yes option just as above. 
  • In either case, tapping yes will eventually result in unfollowing the channel.

Summing Up:

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