How to Change Your Name Color on Twitch

1. First, you’ll need to head over to the Twitch platform and log in.

2. Once you’re logged in, click on the “Channel Settings” tab located at the top of your screen.


3. You will see the settings page click on the “Channel and Videos” tab.

Channel and video

4. You will arrive at the channel page then click on the “Brand” tab to finally come to the page where you can customize your name color and change the background color of your twitch channel.

Click on brand

5. Scroll down to the “Profile Accent Color” section and press save changes after you are done with the customization of the color and background.

 Twitch elements

Advantages and Disadvantages of Changing the Color of Your Twitch Name

There are both advantages and disadvantages to changing the color of your twitch name. 

Advantages include being able to more easily spot in chat, making it easier for viewers to follow your game sessions and chat identity. 

Disadvantages may include having a hard time remembering which Twitch streamer is which if their colors have changed, or feeling like you’re constantly playing under an alias rather than your own name.

Ultimately, it’s up to each individual broadcaster whether or not they want to change their color scheme.


What determines your Twitch name color?

Users have the choice of almost 15 different username colors. You can, however, choose any color using hex values if you have Twitch Prime or Twitch Turbo. 
By clicking on the “Prime Gaming” tab in their profile settings, Prime Gaming members may input a hex color code for their chat username color.

How do you change your badge on Twitch?

To manage your badges, head to your dashboard. From there, click the Hamburger to open the menu and click Preferences, then Partner or Affiliate. 
Here, scroll down to the Subscriptions section and click Loyalty Badges. On this page, you can add, change or remove your subscriber badges.


We hope our guide helped you learn to change your Twitch name color. If you have any questions or need more details, feel free to comment below!