Twitch, without a doubt, enjoys the enviable position of being the topmost platform for content creators and streamers around the world. No wonder, it has become one of the most lucrative platforms wherein streamers can establish themselves and also make a tonne of money. One of the ways in which your fans or followers can donate to you on Twitch is with the help of PayPal. This article takes you through the entire process of how to link your Twitch account to PayPal.

Now, there are basically two ways of connecting your account with PayPal:

  • First of all, you can try setting up a PayPal donation button or
  • Add your link to your channel.

How to Link Your PayPal Account to Twitch 

Here are the simple steps that can help you connect your PayPal account to your Twitch Channel:

1. Before you start connecting the two, it is important that you have a PayPal account. If you do not have one, go to PayPal.Me and create a new account for yourself.

Login to paypal

2. Once your account is set up, click the Send and Request link located at the top menu either on the PayPal app or website.

send and request option in paypal

3. Now click on More in the top menu and then go to Manage Your profile and click on Get Started.

create link to make a donation

4. Now, it is time to either create your link or if you already have one then you need to make sure that it is turned on. In order to turn on the link, all that you need to do is just toggle the button to the right of “Anyone can see and send money to your” to on. As you do so, it should turn blue (when on).

enable option in to receive donations from twitch

5. The next step is to copy this link.

6. Now, it is time to go to your Twitch account and click on Channel.

Go to channel

7. Go to the About section and scroll down and turn on “Edit Panels”.

Go to about section of Twitch

8. You should now see a big “+” symbol on the screen. You need to click on this symbol.

Add the option

9. Paste your link to the “Image Links To” section. I must mention here that you can also add an image for the button in the Panel Title section.

Add your link to image links to section

10.  Once you have done that, click on Submit and you are done.

submit option


This is a simple and easy process to link PayPal with your Twitch account. Once this is set up, your viewers and fans can easily donate to your channel through PayPal. Once they click on the PayPal button that is linked to your PayPal account, they will be redirected to your PayPal profile where they can make the payment easily.