How To Disable Clips On Twitch

Are you tired of other people clipping videos from your Twitch channel? Do you want to stop your viewers from recording parts of your stream and past broadcasts? If that’s the case, you can disable the clips feature on your channel settings. In our quick guide below, we’ll show you how.


By default, viewers of your Twitch channel can clip parts of your streams or past broadcasts. This feature allows them to capture your highlights and your funny moments.

Although clipping can help you grow your channel, you might not want people to share videos of you all the time. Thankfully, you can disable the clips feature on your channel whenever you want.

You can prevent everyone from using the clips feature on your channel or only allow your followers or subscribers from doing so.

Here’s our guide about disabling the clips feature on Twitch.

How to prevent users from clipping your streams and VODs on Twitch

If you don’t want your viewers to clip videos of your stream or past broadcasts, you can turn the feature off on your stream settings whenever you want. On the other hand, you allow your followers or subscribers to use the clip feature while preventing regular viewers from using it.

You can manage your clip options on your Creator Dashboard on the Twitch web app. Follow our quick tutorial below, and we’ll show you how.

  1. On your favorite desktop browser, head to the Twitch web app and proceed to sign in to your account.
  2. Click your profile avatar on the top right corner and select “Creator Dashboard” from the menu.

  3. Click the hamburger icon on the top left corner, expand “Settings,” and select “Stream” from the navigation menu.

  4. Scroll down to the Clip Settings section and toggle the slider beside the “Enable Clips” option.

Alternatively, you can exclude categories to prevent viewers from clipping your streams when you’re using such categories. On the other hand, you can allow your subscribers of followers to clip your stream while preventing other viewers from doing so.

When you allow your followers to clip your stream, you can choose to only allow them to use the feature after following your channel for a specific amount of time.

To wrap it all up

Now that you know how to disable clips on your Twitch channel, you can prevent other people from getting clips from your stream. If you ever change your mind, you can always enable it whenever you want.

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