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Disable or Remove Authy 2FA from Twitch

Twitch mandates streamers to configure Authy 2FA before they can begin broadcasting. However, non-streaming Twitch viewers don't have this requirement, and are allowed to turn 2FA off. This guide is intended to help Twitch users disable Authy 2FA from their accounts.

Warning: We recommend temporarily disabling 2FA only long enough to accomplish the task at hand, and then re-enabling 2FA with Twitch as soon as possible. Stollen, reused, or weak passwords continue to be a leading cause of security breaches, so taking additional steps to secure your online accounts is a necessity. Authy suggests users implement 2FA security on all supported accounts.

Prerequisite: Login to Twitch

Disabling Authy 2FA from your Twitch account requires you to be logged in. If you are unable to login, please see the following resources:

Disable 2FA

  1. From, or the Twitch desktop app, click on your profile picture.

  2. Click Settings from the drop-down menu.

  3. Click Security and Privacy.

  4. Scroll to the "Security" section, and then click Disable two-factor authentication.

  5. A confirmation request will be displayed. Click Confirm to continue.

  6. The page will update once more when the request is completed. Click Done to continue.

  7. Once 2FA is disabled from your Twitch account, the Twitch 2FA token will be automatically removed from Authy.
    Note: If your Twitch 2FA token remains after disabling 2FA, please contact Twitch Support.
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