In this article, we’ll show you how to alert your audience about your channel’s or stream’s mature nature. The option to enable mature content on Twitch is only available on the desktop client.
Stream with caution. If your broadcast contains mature content; let your audience know before they start watching. We can find mature stuff both on and off the internet, it’s ingrained in our culture. Hostility, obscene language, violence, sexual content, swearing, etc are all common features of mature content, sometimes known as 18+ content.
Many Twitch games, too, demand an older audience. Some streamers may use ‘cuss words,’ or the entire nature of a stream/channel may be appropriate exclusively for audiences over the age of 18. In such cases, it is critical to inform your audience, a trigger warning is required.
Steps To Enable Mature Content On Twitch
- In order to enable mature content on Twitch; launch the Twitch desktop program and go to the upper right corner of the screen to your user profile. Now, in the drop-down menu, select Creator Dashboard.
- Under the Creator Dashboard option on the left, select the Settings drop-down box. Under the Settings drop-down menu, select Stream. From here, turn on the Mature Content option by clicking the toggle button next to it.
Note that, despite the fact that you have to enable mature content on Twitch; Twitch has a zero-tolerance policy for nudity, extreme violence, threats, hate messages, and sexual activity. Your channel will be instantly canceled if you are detected transmitting such content.
On your Twitch channel, mature content is now enabled. A trigger warning and an age prompt will appear every time a spectator opens your stream.
How To Disable Mature Content On Twitch?
Now that you already know how to enable mature content on Twitch; let’s find out how you can disable it.
- Return to the Stream setting on your Creator Dashboard as stated above to disable mature content. A reminder: Creator Dashboard > Settings > Stream > Toggle Off the Mature Content option by clicking it.
On your Twitch channel, mature content will now be turned off. The age-appropriate prompt will not be required for viewers or visitors. Your stream is now open to the public.
Yes, Twitch has adult channels.
Yes, you can stream 18+ games on Twitch.
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