How to Enable VODs on Twitch?

The world is getting digitalized at a swift pace. And the priorities and businesses are changing with it.

Streaming your gaming videos on Twitch is pretty good, but the question is how to enable VODs on Twitch? And why?

However, Twitch is a swiftly growing game streaming platform, but still, it is far behind Youtube, which is why streamers also post their videos there.

This article will discuss how to enable VODs on Twitch on both your computer and your cell phone. Let’s begin.

How to Enable VODs on Twitch in 2022?

The Twitch app has its own VOD (Video On Demand) or “Save Past Broadcast” that you can access on both your computer and your cell phone.

However, the settings of this feature keep changing. This article will talk about the latest ones.

Before going forward, keep in mind that your videos are only saved for about 2 to 8 weeks and not more than that. But there’s a way to do it permanently.

How to Enable Twitch “Save Past Broadcast” on PC:

  • Access your account on the Twitch website.
  • On the upper-right side of your screen is your profile picture. Click on it.
  • Select the “Settings” option.
  • After opening settings, select the “Channel & Videos” option. A new page will open.
  • On the left side of the screen, select the “Settings” option and then click on “Stream.”
  • Look for the “VOD settings” section and turn the “Store past broadcast” option on. You’re good to go!

How to Enable Twitch “Save Past Broadcast” on Mobile:

You can repeat the same process from your cell phone, and you can also save the videos in your storage to upload them later.

  • Use any browser to access the Twitch website on your phone.
  • Log in to your personal account.
  • On the upper-right side, you’ll see “3 dots.” Click on them.
  • Look for the “Desktop Site” option in the suggestions, and enable it.
  • Your mobile will now be in desktop screen mode.
  • Choose your profile picture icon and look for the “Settings” option.
  • After opening Settings, choose the “Channel and Videos” tab.
  • A menu will appear on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on “Settings” and then on “Stream.”
  • Look for the “VOD Settings” section and turn the “Save Past Broadcast” button on. You’re good to go!

You can now record and save your streamings for 2 to 8 weeks. Depending on your subscription bundles.

This is how to enable VODs on Twitch. Now, let’s see how you can check your saved streams.

How to View my Saved VOD or Broadcast on Twitch?

  • Access your personal Twitch account on either your computer or desktop-screened mobile.
  • Select your profile on the upper-right section and open “Settings.”
  • Now on the left side, a menu will open. Select “Content” then “Video Producer.
  • You can now see all your saved streams for 15 to 60 days.

But why only 60 days? How about you save it permanently? Let’s see how.

How to Save VOD permanently on Twitch?

There’s a way to perform this task, but you’ll have to put in some effort by following some steps.

  • Access your account, Select your profile, and open “Creator Dashboard” from the options.
  • Select “Content” and then “Video Producer ” from the menu on the left side.
  • You will see an option “Highlight” in front of all your saved streams/videos. Select the “Highlight” option.
  • You will enter the “Highlight Editor,” where you can save your complete streams.
  • Extend the drag box to cover the complete stream video from below your screen.
  • Now, select the “Publish Highlight” option, and your stream video will start uploading.
  • After completing other formalities like tags, titles, descriptions, select the “Save Changes” option.

You are good to go! We have covered how to enable VODs on Twitch on mobile and desktops.

And how to permanently save your streams/videos on Twitch.

Why Should Someone Enable VODs on Twitch?

If you have turned the VOD on, this makes it easier for your faithful and regular viewers to watch your streams anytime.

When they somehow missed the live session. The better your content is, the more views your saved videos will get.

Furthermore, you can also increase your subscribers by enabling only your subscribers to watch your saved streams.

So, if some black sheep only watch your videos and don’t subscribe, guess what? Now they have to.

Saved streams/videos also make it easier for you to make pieces of your videos according to your desire.


1. How do Highlights help my channel?

By highlighting your best previous videos, you show your viewers your best content at the very top.

This helps increase your subscribers, sometimes when you are not even live streaming if your channel is found randomly.

2. How to transfer my Twitch highlights to YouTube?

  • Log in to your account.
  • Select your profile and then “Settings.”
  • Find the “Connections” tab. Open it.
  • Find the “YouTube” section from below.
  • Select the “Connect” option.
  • You’ll need to add your YouTube account then.
  • Open your “Creator Dashboard” by clicking on your profile again.
  • Find the “Content” section and select the “Video producer” option.
  • All your saved videos will be shown.
  • Select “3 dots” on the video you want to transfer.
  • Then select the “Export” button.
  • Fill in all the formalities like title, tags, and descriptions.
  • Select the “Start Export” button.
  • The video will start  uploading on your YouTube account. You’re good to go!

Concluding the Point:

We have discussed how to enable VODs on Twitch on desktop (PC), how to enable VODs on Twitch on mobile.

How to view your saved streams/videos, how to save your streams for a long time, and a couple of other things.

Hope you find what you are looking for. Good luck. Thank you.

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