The steps in this article are going to show you how to hide the chat column that appears in the Twitch iPhone app.
- Open the Twitch app.
- Open a streamer channel.
- Turn the screen to landscape mode.
- Tap on the streaming video.
- Tap the Hide chat icon.
Some people that watch streams on Twitch really enjoy the chat feature of the application, while others don’t want to see it.
By default, Twitch streams that you watch on your iPhone will show the chat at the bottom of the screen in portrait mode, or will show the chat at the right side of the screen in landscape.
While you can’t hide the chat in portrait mode, you can hide it in landscape mode.
Our guide below will show you how to hide Twitch chat in the iPhone app when you’re in landscape so that the whole screen is taken up by the streaming video.
How to Hide the Chat in the Twitch iPhone App
the steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.3.1. I am using the most current version of the Twitch app available when this article was written.
note that this will only hide the standard chat portion of the Twitch stream. If the streamer uses a custom overlay to show their chat on top of their stream then you won’t be able to hide it.
Step 1: Open the Twitch app.
Step 2: Find a stream that you want to watch.
Step 3: Tilt your phone to put it into landscape mode.
Step 4: Tap on the video stream.
Step 5: Touch the Hide chat button.
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Kermit Matthews is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with more than a decade of experience writing technology guides. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science and has spent much of his professional career in IT management.
He specializes in writing content about iPhones, Android devices, Microsoft Office and many other popular applications and devices.