How to follow or subscribe to a Twitch streamer's channel

Updated: 12/31/2017 by Computer Hope

The Twitch logo.Twitch is a great place to watch the some of the world's best players stream your favorite video games. If you find a particular gamer that you enjoy viewing, you can follow their channel to see when they go live. If you'd like to support them financially, you can subscribe to their channel. To learn how to follow or subscribe to a Twitch streamer, follow the instructions below.

How to follow

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

The twitch bar with the Log In button.

  1. Once you've signed in, locate the Twitch streamer you'd like to follow.
  2. On their channel page, click the Follow button that's near the upper-right corner of the screen.

The follow button on Twitch.

  1. If you've followed correctly, a green heart An icon indicating that a Twitch stream is being followed. will replace the Follow button.

Tip: If you click the down arrow next to the green heart, you can toggle notifications for a particular stream.

A menu that allows you to toggle streamer notifications on Twitch.

How to subscribe

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

The twitch bar with the Log In button highlighted.

  1. Once you've signed in, locate the Twitch streamer you'd like to follow.
  2. On their channel page, click the Subscribe button that's near the upper-right corner of the screen.

The subscribe button on Twitch.

  1. From the drop-down menu that appears, choose your subscription option.

The menu from which you may subscribe to a streamer on Twitch.

Tip: You can subscribe for longer than one month at a time by clicking the See More Sub Options button.