Popular gaming platform Twitch is great not just for entertainment, but also because it offers many features for users to personalize their channels the way they want.
One of those features is being able to add an offline screen to the Twitch channel, which is can be quite helpful to keep in touch with the community one builds and also to grow their audience when they are not live.
In addition, you probably want to make sure that your channel looks presentable when you are offline, which will increase your channel’s overall professional look and the chances of people subscribing to you.
We are here to help you with that, and in this article, we’ll share how you can change the Twitch offline screen.
Before creating an offline screen for your Twitch channel, you must know what size to use. Twitch recommends an offline screen banner that is 1920 x 1080 with an aspect ratio of 16:9.
Also important, you should keep your banner under 10MB as the max limit Twitch allows.
Usually, Twitch users consider adding an offline screen on their Twitch channel because it makes them stand out from the other streamer’s channels. Also, it is believed that streamers who don’t use an offline screen might be viewed as not that “serious” streamers by their audience.
The photo down below serves as an example to show you what a Twitch channel looks like when they don’t have an offline screen - a plain black background that is not that appealing to look at.
While on the contrary, there is also another example of an offline screen from a Twitch channel.
Alternatively, you can click on Upload a photo and select the banner through your file explorer.
Wait for a couple of moments till your new offline screen appears on your channel. It might even take longer till it shows up.
In case you don’t know how to create a Twitch offline banner, you can follow the steps mentioned below:
After you are done customizing it, click on download to save it as Retina JPG 2x size.
If you are still not able to see your banner image after some time, consider the following tips: