Twitch: How to Change Your Online Status on Mobile

Users can make themselves invisible to friends

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By default, Twitch users will appear online in their friends’ lists whenever they’re active on the platform. However, users have the option to change their online status and even make themselves invisible to other users.

Our guide will show you how to change your online status from within the Twitch mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Twitch app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen.

Screenshot of Twitch's "Following" screen with a red arrow pointing at the user's profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen

Step 2: Tap “Set Presence.”

Screenshot of Twitch's "Account" menu with a red arrow pointing at "Set Presence"

Step 3: Tap “Invisible” or “Busy,” depending on your preference.

Screenshot of Twitch's "Presence" menu showing the three online statuses users can choose from: "Online," "Invisible" and "Busy." A red arrow points at "Invisible."


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