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How to Stop Twitch from Opening on Startup

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Written by Kelly Houstan

Twitch is one of the most famous platforms around the world. Here folks can stream their content and millions of folks can watch and support them. This app has a lot of amazing settings you can toggle. It has plenty of features you can experiment along with. Just read this article to know all about How to Stop Twitch from Opening on Startup. Let’s begin!

The first thing we do whenever we get a new PC is downloading all our favorite apps and games as well. We install software to use it however we see fit as well. However, what we mostly forget is that with a new computer, most of the apps we download will start via themselves the moment we turn the PC on. 

If you’ve recently joined the Twitch community and you just downloaded the app, this is a problem you have probably noticed. It can be very annoying, especially if you don’t know how you want to get rid of it.  The moment you turn your PC on, and Twitch starts right up. You don’t tap on it. It just opens automatically as well.  This is a common problem for newcomers as well. If you guys want to know how you can prevent the program from starting automatically, then you have come to the right place. 


We will share an easy step-by-step guide along with you. We will show you how you can deal along with this problem in a matter of seconds. However, before we start with the guide, and there is something to mention first. 

The following screenshots have been taken on Windows 10 as well. However, the method is the same for all Windows, it may not look exactly identical as well. So, without any further ado, just let’s get right into it. Here is actually how you can stop Twitch from automatically opening on Startup as well. 

How to Stop Twitch from Opening on Startup

  • Head to an empty area on the Taskbar. The taskbar is actually the bottom menu on your screen. Right-tap and choose “Task Manager.”  
  • Now, this is also the menu you are going to see. Here all the programs that are right now are listed in the “Task Manager”. What you want to do is just choose the fourth menu from the top bar. Head to “Startup”. This is the menu you are looking for. See the screenshot below.
  • Choose the program you want. Well, in this case, it is Twitch. You guys will see that in the status menu, the Twitch app is enabled. This actually means that whenever you turn your computer on, the program will automatically start on its own as well. Because we don’t want that, we will toggle that option off.
    •  In order to do it, select the app and head to the bottom right corner, and tap on “Disable”. Or, you guys can right-tap on the app and choose “Disable”.

That’s just it! Now you know how you can stop Twitch from automatically opening whenever you turn your computer on. 


Well, That all from my side. If you want to know more about this article or have any queries. Then feel free to ask me anything in the comments section below.

Have a Good Day!

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