Twitch 'Pin channel' bug where channels get unpinned or removed gets acknowledged (workaround inside)

Despite gaining popularity as a games streaming platform, Twitch has evolved into other categories, where you can see content creators vlogging, cooking, making music, singing, and much more.

Twitch has recently released a new feature where streamers and viewers can pin their 3 favorite channels and chats on top of the sidebar in the interface.

This can be used by streamers to convey information to a particularly fast-moving chat so that the same message does not have to be repeated either by them or the moderators.

Twitch channels get unpinned

However, multiple Twitch users are currently facing an issue where their pinned channels get unpinned or removed randomly after some time (1,2,3,4,5).

Twitch unpined issue

@TwitchSupport @Twitch so whats the point of pinning channel on the browser if once they went offline and comeback to online removes from my “pin channel” that I have to re-add it again. Seems useless.

what is the point of pinned channels @Twitch @TwitchSupport if it just unpins it for you 1 to 2 mins after you pin them, cool system but its useless ask tom how to fix it…he did run myspace

Currently, users have to constantly re-pin the channels as they get removed every time.

Issue acknowledged

Thankfully, Twitch Support has shed some light on the matter and said they are aware of the issue where the Twitch channels get unpinned and are already working on a fix.

Twitch acknowledgement

Potential workaround

Until new related developments emerge, here is a potential workaround that could help you.

Twitch workaround

Try this workaround to solve this issue and let us know in the comments below. As always we will keep an eye on all the latest developments and update you soon.

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A computer science engineer who loves tech and won't stop talking about it. Apart from being a nerd, i love gaming and watching movies in my free time.