How to sign up for a Twitch account

Updated: 12/31/2017 by Computer Hope

The Twitch logo.Whether you're seeking entertainment or looking to improve your game play, Twitch is a great place to watch the best of the best stream your favorite video games. The following sections contain information on how to sign up for a Twitch account.

Standard sign up

This option is for those who either don't have a Facebook account or aren't interested in associating with their Facebook account with their Twitch profile.

  1. Navigate to the Twitch website.
  2. On the homepage, click the Sign Up button in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.

The twitch bar with the Sign Up button highlighted.

  1. In the window that appears, fill out the form, click the button next to I'm not a robot, and then Sign Up at the bottom.

The form used to sign up for a Twitch account.

Sign in with your Facebook account

This option allows users to create a Twitch profile using their Facebook account. The benefits for signing up for Twitch using Facebook are that it's faster and you don't have to remember another password.

  1. Navigate to the Twitch website.
  2. On the homepage, click the Sign Up button in the upper right-hand corner of the browser window.

The twitch top bar with the Sign Up button highlighted.

  1. In the window that appears, under the Sign Up tab, click Connect with Facebook button.

The button to connect your Facebook account with Twitch.

  1. Once you've entered your Facebook sign in information, click the Continue as *your name here*.

The button to continue signing into Twitch using Facebook.