How To Change Your Banner On Twitch

Do you want to add a custom image to your profile on Twitch? Or do you want to promote your brand to anyone that visits your channel? In any case, you can upload a custom banner to your channel on the app. In this way, you won’t be using the default generated background on your profile. Follow our quick guide below, and we’ll show you how to upload a banner on Twitch.


When people visit your channel on Twitch, they can see your profile icon, background, and other information on your profile. To make a first impression on first-time viewers, you can upload a custom banner to show them what the channel is all about.

You can upload your favorite art, graphics, or any other photo as your custom banner on the app. You can also use this section on your channel to promote your sponsors and brand.

Here’s a guide about uploading custom banners to your channel on the Twitch app.

How to upload a custom banner on Twitch

If you want to add some personal touch to your channel page on Twitch, you can add a custom profile banner. This image is one of the first impressions you make on new viewers that visit your channel.

You can upload a custom banner on the Twitch web client. Follow our quick tutorial below to learn how.

  1. Using your preferred browser on your desktop or laptop, visit Twitch and sign in to your account.
  2. Click your profile icon on the top right corner and select “Creator Dashboard” from the menu.

  3. Click the hamburger icon, expand Settings, and select Channel from the navigation menu.

  4. Head to the Brand tab, scroll down to the Profile Banner section and select the Custom Image option.

  5. Upload the banner you want to use and click the Save button on the right side to confirm your decision.

That’s how you upload a custom banner on Twitch. Alternatively, you can open your channel and click the customize option to access your channel settings.

The app recommends you use an image with a size of 1200×480 pixels. Anything more than that can result in a scaled result.

Images you add as a banner scales depending on the viewer’s browser window. As such, we recommend that you place most of the graphics on the left side of the banner.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to upload a custom banner on Twitch, you can display any image or art on your channel. We recommend that you keep it simple while showcasing your brand, sponsors, or everything else that you want to show to your viewers.

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