How do I change my auto host on Twitch?

Answered by Phillip Nicastro

To change your auto host on Twitch, you will need to access the settings of your channel. Here are the steps to do it:

1. Log in to your Twitch account and navigate to your channel page.
2. Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner of the screen to open the drop-down menu, and then select “Settings” from the list of options.

3. In the settings menu, you will see several tabs. Click on the “Channels and Videos” tab to proceed.

4. Within the “Channels and Videos” tab, you will find the “Featured Content” section. Click on the “Channel settings” option located under this section.

5. Once you’re on the “Channel settings” page, you will see a range of options related to your channel’s features and settings. Look for the “Auto hosting” section and click on the “Autohost list” option within it.

6. The “Autohost list” is where you can manage the channels you want to automatically host when you are offline or not streaming. Here, you can add or remove channels from your auto host list.

7. To add a channel to your auto host list, simply type the channel’s username in the provided box and click the “Add” button. You can add multiple channels by repeating this process.

8. If you want to remove a channel from your auto host list, find the channel in the list and click on the “x” button next to it.

9. Remember to click the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page to apply your modifications.

Auto hosting on Twitch allows you to support and showcase other streamers by automatically hosting their channels when you’re not live. It’s a great way to engage with your community and promote other creators.

By following these steps, you should be able to change your auto host list on Twitch and update the channels that are automatically hosted on your channel.

Personal Experience:
As a Twitch streamer myself, I often use the auto host feature to support and promote other streamers within my community. Changing the auto host list is fairly straightforward and can be done quickly through the channel settings. I have found this feature to be beneficial in maintaining engagement with my viewers even when I’m not streaming. It helps create a sense of community by showcasing other streamers and encouraging cross-promotion.