How to Watch Multiple Twitch Streams: A Guide for Web and Mobile Users

Twitch is a popular platform for streaming various content, from gameplay to chat sessions. However, if multiple streamers you enjoy are live at the same time, it can be difficult to decide which one to watch. Additionally, unless the streamer has enabled it in their settings, you cannot watch these streams later. Fortunately, Twitch offers several ways to watch multiple streams simultaneously on the web, Android, and iOS. In this article, we will explore these options and how to use them effectively.

Squad Stream (Works on Web and Mobile Apps)

One native option provided by Twitch is Squad Stream, which allows streamers to partner up and stream together simultaneously. With Squad Stream, viewers can watch the streamers together in a split window setup. To access this feature, simply click on the Squad Stream button below the streaming video when watching a supported stream. However, there are a few downsides to this method. The streamer must enable Squad Stream, and it only supports up to four streams to watch together.

TwitchTheater.TV (Works on Web)

If the native Squad Stream option is unavailable, TwitchTheater.TV is a great alternative. This third-party service offers a modern and ad-free user interface, customization support, and the ability to watch more than eight streams simultaneously. To use TwitchTheater.TV, copy the link of the stream you want to watch and paste it in the “Streams and videos” option in the right sidebar. Click on the “+” icon beside it to start previewing the stream. Repeat this process for other streams you want to watch together. TwitchTheater.TV also provides various options like muting, hiding, full-screen mode, and using native Twitch player options. (Works on Web)

While TwitchTheater.TV is excellent for streaming multiple videos, it only allows you to view one chat box at a time. To access the chat from another stream, you need to click on the streamer's name above the chatbox and select the desired stream. This process can be time-consuming, and you cannot check multiple chats simultaneously. solves this problem by supporting up to eight streams and allowing you to view all eight chats simultaneously. You can also customize the layout and pin the chat you engage with the most. For iOS users, can be accessed via the browser, as it is optimized for mobile viewing.

Split Stream (Works on Web)

Split Stream is a great option for mobile users as it allows you to watch up to eight streams. To use this app, open a Twitch stream, click on the Share button, and copy the stream link. Next, open the Split Stream app and paste the link. Add all the streamers you want to watch, and then click on the “Watch stream” button to start streaming. The app offers settings to adjust the volume for each stream and hide streams, enhancing the viewing experience. While the app doesn't show chat due to limited screen space, you can open any stream on the Twitch app to access the chat if needed.

With these options, you can enhance your Twitch viewing experience and watch multiple streams simultaneously. Whether you prefer the native Squad Stream feature, third-party apps like TwitchTheater.TV or, or the Split Stream app for Android, there is a solution for everyone. Explore these options and enjoy watching your favorite streamers together!

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