Mod Tab not loading on Twitch is a big problem for many users. This error message is one of the most common issues among Twitch users right now and it occurs in different variations. This occurs due to simple issues like browser issues or poor connection. Let’s take a look at how to fix this issue in all scenarios below.
Mod Tab not Loading on Twitch occurs when users try to load the ‘Mods’ tab on Twitch; the loading wheel keeps on spinning endlessly, and sometimes it gives the following message:
The Games tab not loading Mod tab not loading (including unable to load plugins as well)
- In order to solve Mod Tab not Loading on Twitch, we’ve presented multiple solutions that are unorthodox and efficient so you don’t waste time trying basic general solutions.
- Before getting to these, it’s beneficial to check your internet connection, in case this is the actual problem.
- It’s also advised to check the server status of Twitch before moving to any of the advanced solutions.
- Now moving on to the actual solutions. Navigate to the Windows Defender Firewall and ensure that the Firewall isn’t blocking Twitch.
- Another possible fix is to completely log out of Twitch and then log back in after a while. You can also try uninstalling the application and then Reinstalling it.
- You can also try updating the .NET Framework to the latest version and check if the error still exists.
- Updating your JAVA or reinstalling it has also solved this issue for many users. So make sure you try this error fix.
- An exclusive fix for Mac is changing the access through the access terminal. This has solved this error for many ios users that are struggling due to very less solutions that are inclusive of ios.
- You can also try running Twitch as an administrator. A detailed walkthrough of this is given below.
- Delete corrupt configuration files in order to get rid of this issue. Check if this solves the issue otherwise try turning the software rendering mode on. This is also a clean fix for this issue.
- As a last resort, contact customer support. They can cater to your problem on a more personal level and guide you further.
Solutions for Mod Tab Not Loading on Twitch
There are several ways to fix this issue, and we’re going to go through them all below. Therefore, we recommend reading the explanation of the solution before applying its steps. If one solution doesn’t work for you, move on to the next one.
Check Internet Requirements for Twitch
Twitch requires at least 6-7mps for basic streaming so bandwidth that’s too much lesser than this can cause this error to occur. You can use this walkthrough to check your internet connection. Depending on the result, you may have to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to upgrade your package.
Check Server Status
Before you proceed to any more advanced solutions, make sure to check if the Twitch servers are fully functional. You can use their official site to check if everything is functional. Alternatively, you can use DownDetector in case the website is down as well. to check if there are any problems ongoing.
Check Whether Windows Firewall is Blocking Twitch
As mentioned earlier, Firewall often blocks some features of most applications. So, if that is your case, then whitelist the Twitch application on Windows Firewall.
- Firstly, search and open the ‘Windows Defender Firewall.’
- Then, choose the ‘Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall Defender’ option from the left side options.
- In the next window, click on the ‘Change Settings’ option.
- Now, tick (check) the ‘public’ and ‘private’ network boxes in front of the Twitch application.
- After that, restart your computer/laptop and check if this tip has resolved the issue for you or not.
Re-logging in Twitch
If the Mods tab isn’t loading on the Twitch application or you can’t locate your games after installing the 3/12 update of the Twitch app, then logging out from the platform and logging back in (after some time) will fix this issue.
This fix will also come in handy if you have already performed the restart of the Twitch client and now you see a ridiculous number of add-ons. So, let’s see the steps of this solution.
- First, Open Twitch.
- Then, Click on the hamburger icon in the top-left corner of the screen.
- In the Menu, Click on File, and then Logout.
- Now, completely close the Twitch application. Go to ‘File’ again and Click on ‘Exit.
- After some time, enter your ‘Username’ and ‘Password’ and click on the ‘Login’ button.
- Now, enter the ‘Verify login code.’
- Check the code in your inbox.
- Go to the ‘Mods’ tab and check if it is working.
Note: If this method doesn’t prove useful, then restart your system after step number 4.
Reinstalling the Twitch App
If the above solution doesn’t work for you, then you can try to reinstall the application and see if that fixes this issue.
Step 1: Uninstalling the Twitch Application
- First, Open the ‘Control Panel’ on your Windows system.
- Then, you’ll click on the ‘Uninstall a program’ option inside the ‘Programs’ category.
- After that, you’ll scroll down to find the Twitch application.
- Once you’ve found the application, then you’ll right-click on it and choose the ‘Uninstall’ option.
- Now, your system will begin the uninstallation procedure. So, you will wait until the process is complete.
- First, you’ll open the ‘Finder’ and press the following keys:
- Now, you’ll type the following in the search box:
- After that, you’ll locate any folders associated with the word ‘Curse’ or Twitch and delete them.
Note: If the above (macOS) method didn’t work, then you’ll drag the Twitch application icon and drop it into the ‘Trash’ folder
Step 2: Installing the Application Again
- Once the uninstallation procedure is complete, then you’ll open the setup of Twitch again to install it. However, if you don’t have the setup downloaded in your system, then you’ll head over to the following link and choose the application according to your operating system.
Note: Keep in mind that you must not change the directory for installing this application from the previous install. Otherwise, you will lose all of your installed mods and data. So, reinstall it back to its original disk drive
- Once the download is complete, then you’ll double-click the ‘.exe’ file named ‘TwitchSetup’ to open it.
- A new window will appear and you’ll click on the ‘Install’ button to begin the installation procedure.
- The system will start the installation process and after some time, it will complete the process.
Note: If you face any installation error, then you will run the downloaded file as an administrator
- Once the download is complete, then you’ll open the ‘.dmg’ file named ‘Twitch’ by double-clicking it.
- The system will verify the downloaded file and after some time, you will see a new window with directions to install the setup file.
- So, you’ll drag the Twitch file into the ‘Applications’ folder and the system will begin the procedure.
- Once the procedure is complete, then you’ll close the directions window and go to ‘Launchpad’ to open the Twitch application.
- Now the system will again verify the files and after some time, the system will prompt you whether you want to open this file or not. So, you’ll click on the ‘Open’ option to update the application from the network and validate the files.
- After that, the login window of Twitch will appear and you will enter your credentials to log into the application.
- Now, you’ll go to the ‘Mods’ tab again and check if this solution has proved useful or not.
If this solution has resolved the Twitch launcher mods tab not loading issue for you, then good for you. Otherwise, try the next solution.
Install .NET Framework
You might be missing this framework, which may be causing the configuration to not be completed.
- Go to Microsoft Office and Download the latest version of .NET Framework.
- Run the set-up file and follow the instructions to install the framework.
Updating / Reinstalling Java and Twitch
If the loading wheel of the ‘Games’ or ‘Mods’ tab is spinning endlessly and you’ve already restarted the application and applied other fixes, then the issue could be occurring because of outdated Java.
- First, you will check whether Java is installed on your system or not. So, you’ll open the following link in the browser and download the ‘Java Uninstall Tool’ application.
- Once the download is complete, open this tool by double-clicking on it.
- Then, you’ll click on the ‘Agree’ button on its welcome screen.
- If this application shows the following window (after clicking on the ‘Agree’ button), then Java is not present in your system.
- To install Java, you’ll click on the ‘Get Java’ button and your system will take you to the required webpage.
- Now, you’ll click on the specified button (👇🏻) to download Java and after downloading, you’ll open it by double-clicking the downloaded file.
- Now, you’ll allow the Java SE Runtime Environment to make changes to your device by clicking on the ‘Yes’ button.
- In the next window, you’ll click on the Install button to begin the installation procedure.
- The system will take some time to install Java and once the process is complete, you’ll click on the ‘Close’ button in the following window.
- Now, you’ll restart your system and after the system restarts, check if this solution has resolved your issue or not.
Note: If this solution didn’t work for you, then try reinstalling Twitch after updating the ‘Java.’ So, you can ‘follow Solution # 2’ for this task
If this solution has proved valuable for you, then good for you. Otherwise, try the next solution.
Changing Access Mode through Terminal
If you’re trying to download a mod pack via the Twitch application on a macOS system and instead you’re getting the Twitch mods tab could not load plugins message, then try the following solution.
This solution will also come in handy if you have already tried restarting the system or reinstalling Java.
- First, you’ll press the ‘command + Space bar’ keys on your macOS system.
- After that, you’ll type ‘terminal’ and double-click on its icon to open the ‘Terminal’ application.
- In the ‘Terminal’ window, you’ll type the following command and hit the ‘Enter’ key to execute this command:
chmod +x /Applications/Twitch.app/Contents/MacOS/TwitchAgent.app/Contents/MacOS/TwitchAgent
- Now, you’ll restart the Twitch application and your plugins will load in the ‘Mods’ tab.
Note: You might have to refresh Twitch after restarting it in the above step (number 4)
Running Twitch as Administrator
If you can’t see your games or mods in the ‘Games’ and ‘Mods’ tabs of the Twitch application, then the application may have lost its write permissions. So, you’ll have to grant administrative rights to its executable file to fix this issue.
- First, you’ll right-click on the icon of the Twitch application and choose the ‘Properties’ option.
- In the ‘Properties’ window, you’ll switch to the ‘Compatibility’ tab and check the box named ‘Run this program as an administrator.‘
- After that, you’ll click on the ‘Apply,’ and then ‘OK’ button to apply the changes.
- Now, you’ll open the Twitch application and check if you’re still facing the same issue or not.
Delete The Corrupt Configuration Files
Users have reported deleting temporary files from the AppData folder. Follow the following steps to do this.
- Click the Windows key, type %appdata%, and click on Open.
- Locate Twitch, and Delete the folder.
- Click the Windows key, type %localappdata%, and click on Open.
- Locate Twitch, and Delete the folder.
Turn Software Rendering Mode on
You can try modifying Twitch Settings to fix this error too. Users have reported that this is a good solution for the Mod Tab not Loading on Twitch error.
- Open Twitch, Click on the menu icon at the top left.
- Click on File and then Settings.
- Click on General and then turn on Software Rendering Mode.
Contact Customer Support
As a last resort, you should try reaching out to Twitch Customer Support and ask them to help you resolve this issue. They’ll reach out to you in 5-7 business days, and help you sort this issue out.
After having solved the problem, we should take a hard look at ways we can prevent this error from occurring again.
- Make sure your browser is updated and there aren’t any compatibility issues with it. You could also use another browser if it’s more compatible.
- Before using mods on Twitch, disable all Bowser extensions or add-ons so they don’t interfere with the website.
- Flush your DNS Cache before you try to access mods on Twitch.
- Ensure your Internet Connection has enough bandwidth to use Twitch without problems.
- Disable VPN or Proxy before accessing the Mod tabs. It would help you to disable Hardware acceleration too. These settings mess with certain websites and can use errors.