• August 31, 2021 •

How to connect Discord to a Twitch Stream

If you are into streaming services, and have been watching or streaming content, like gaming, podcasts or any other content. you must be familiar with the platforms like discord and twitch. these two are the most popular platforms used by most of the famous streamers. However, since these platforms are individual on their own, but how good would it be, if these two can be combined. Yes, fortunately, we have a way, and below we have a tutorial on how you can connect your discord and twitch account together.

On the other side if you are a streamer, and wants to see what boom it brings to you if you combine the audience of both discord and twitch together in one place, then definitely you got to try this.

You can go through the tutorial below, and see learn how to connect the two most popular streaming platforms in one place.

See also: Discord: Add Bots to Your Discord Server

How to Connect Discord to a twitch Stream on a Mac

You can easily connect your discord account to a twitch account, and the procedure to connect these two platforms remains the same regardless of which platform you use be it a Windows Pc, or a Mac. If you are one of those streamers, that makes the platform lit, then check out the 2-step procedure to connect discord and twitch from the below tutorial.

Step 1 – Account Integration

  1. First, you need to launch the Discord app and then log in with your credentials.
  2. Now, head to the settings of the app by clicking on the Settings gear icon, located at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Next, from the left window pane, you need to go to the connections which are under the user settings option.
  4. Here, you will find the Twitch icon or the logo, usually, it is under the Connect your Accounts box from the main menu pane.

Step 2- Server Sync

  1. For the second step, you first need to head to the Server Settings in the discord app.
  2. Here, you should see the option that says Twitch integration option, select that.
  3. Now, you need to set up a server for your twitch account and then allow it to sync with your discord account.
  4. You would also need to adjust or redefine the permissions role for your twitch subs. This can be done from the Roles option which is located under the Server Settings.

Do note that, while setting up your discord and twitch together, you do need to have the permissions beforehand, so that you will be able to create a server and then sync it between twitch and discord.

Next, this tutorial is for those who are not a streamer but are usually watching the streams on either discord or Twitch. Below, we have a tutorial on how to link your Twitch account on discord.

  1. head to the discord app o your computer, and then log in with your account credentials.
  2. head to the connections option which is located under the user settings option.
  3. here you need to select that purple and white chat bubble Twitch icon/ logo which is near the top of the main menu window pane.
  4. Once you begin the process, yo9ou need to follow through the prompts in connecting your twitch account, do note that you will have to log in to the twitch account using your credentials as well in between the process, so make sure you have the credentials ready in your hand for a hassle-free experience of connecting the two platforms.
  5. once you are done, the final step would be to choose and select the list of stream subscriptions that you want to join and is a relevant server for you.

With this you will be able to integrate your Twitch and discord account in one place and integrating twitch to your discord subscriber is the very basic first step of the streamer instructions that you need to follow, but the second step is where the paths change. Instead of adding and syncing a server as a streamer, you need to simply join and subscribe to the channels of the streamers whom you wish to watch the streams.

How To connect Discord To Twitch on a Windows PC

the desktop application of Discord works more or less the same way be it on a Mac or a Windows PC. Especially, when the process we need to follow is connecting the twitch account to discord, specifically this process is almost the same.

coming to the tutorial, so if you are a streamer on discord or TRwitch and wants to connect your accounts of different platforms, then simply follow through the 2-step process discussed below and you will be good to go with the integration of both the popular platforms.

Step 1 – Integrating your Account

  1. First, you need to launch the Discord app and then log in with your credentials.
  2. Now, head to the user settings of the app by clicking on the Settings gear icon, located at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Next, from the left window pane, you need to go to the connections which are under the user settings option.
  4. Here, you will find the Twitch icon or the logo, usually, it is under the Connect your Accounts box from the main menu pane.

Step 2- Selecting and Syncing your Server

  1. For the second step, you first need to head to the Server Settings in the settings of the discord app.
  2. Here, you should see the option that says Twitch integration option as you have already synced your account, select that.

Also, while integrating and setting up your accounts and server, don’t forget to set up the permissions and roles settings. The new settings are usually located under the Server settings.

For regular users or subscribers who are looking for a way to integrate their discord and twitch altogether, they will have to follow the steps written below.

  1. Open your Discord app and then log in with your credentials.
  2. Next, you need to head to the Connections settings, which can be found under the user Settings icon at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Now, under the main menu window pane, you will be able to see a row of different icons from which you can connect your Discord account, you need to find the twitch icon and then click on it.
  4. Now, you will be prompted with few steps of integration of twitch including a login page where you will have to enter the twitch login credentials so that you can integrate it with discord.
  5. finally, you have to choose the server which you want to join from the list of your stream subscriptions. that’s it, you are good to go.

it is not essential or any kind of necessity to connect both the twitch and discord account, you can use it as an individual platform without any issue. Some communities and channels do require them to chat and participate in the discussions and events, otherwise, it is totally up to you if you want to integrate it or not.

How To Connect Discord to Twitch on the iPhone and Android Device

Till now we have learned that integrating twitch and discord isn’t that big of a task if you are using a Windows computer or a mac. however, if you are a user who is using these two platforms from a mobile device like an iPhone or an Android device, then the process of integrating both platforms can be a bit different. Below, we have a tutorial for integrating twitch and discord using a mobile device. do note for iPhones, you will have to first sync. To sync the accounts first you will need your desktop or laptop computer.

  1. Once you are ready with your accounts synced, you can follow through with the steps written below.
  2. first, you need to open the app on your mobile device and then head to the user settings page in the discord app.
  3. Inside the settings, find the connections option located under the user settings heading.
  4. here you will see a bunch of icons with which you can integrate your discord account, you have to find the twitch icon and select it.
  5. A new prompt wizard will begin which you need to follow to integrate your Twitch account. you will also have to sign in to the twitch account in between the process, so make sure you have your twitch credentials ready.
  6. finally, choose your streamer and their server, which you want to watch.

After you have finished connecting both accounts on a desktop, you are free to participate in a twitch-integrated server on any supported mobile device, which is the whole purpose of this integration.

How To Connect Discord to Twitch Studio

Twitch Studio is the newly launched app by twitch for the new streamers that are joining the platform. The newly launched app by twitch isn’t that robust as the original twitch app is. however, it does offer the same level of integration with discoed which is good for the new streamers or users who are using twitch studio instead of the original twitch app. below, we have the tutorial on how to connect the twitch studio account tot eh Discord account.

  1. First, you need to go to the discord app using a desktop.
  2. As usually, you need to head to the settings of the Discord app by clicking on the gear icon which is located at the bottom of the Discord app.
  3. Next, head to the connections tab, which should be inside the user settings which can be found at the top of the left window pane of the menu in the discord app.
  4. inside the connections tab, you will see a lot of different icons, you have to find the twitch icon and then click on it to start integrating the twitch with your discord.
  5. follow through the prompts and sign in with your twitch account, that’s it you have successfully integrated your discord and twitch.

keep in mind, if you are a streamer, then you will also need to set up a new server and then sync it with both platforms so that it works at both places. Subs can just choose from the list of streamer subscriptions and then simply join the server whichever they want to.

How to Connect Discord Audio to Twitch

for streamers, as well as the users, one of the most common problems that arise is while connecting a discord account to a Twitch account relates to audio. As the streamers would want the audience to join and hear what’s going on in the voice channel and not the game which is being streamed.

if you are ready to go that extra step, and fix the issue so that your viewers get the entertainment for which they have subscribed you then here is the tutorial which you need to follow, to fix the audio issues.

first, you will have to integrate your discord and twitch accounts. And to integrate both the account you will have to follow through the tutorial mentioned right below. Also, if you have already integrated or connected both accounts then you can skip to the next set of steps.

Step1 – Integrating and Syncing

  1. Open the Discord app and then log in with your credentials. Once you are logged in, head to the settings menu and then find and click on the Connections.
  2. Inside connections, you will find a lot of different icons, find and click on the twitch icon. follow through the prompts of twitch, enter the login credentials of twitch and that’s it, you have integrated twitch and discord.
  3. Now, go to the server settings and then select your new Twitch integration option.
  4. Finally, set up a server and then sync it with your account.

Step 2 – Setup Your Audio Output

Well to set up your audio output, there are usually two ways with which you can integrate your discord and twitch including audio output.

Method 1 – Discord OBS Streamkit

  1. First, you need to download the Discord Streamkit Overlay for OBS.
  2. Now, give thee permissions asked, to give access to your computer, and your computer’s microphone permissions.
  3. Select the Voice widget and then configure it as required.
  4. here, you will have to copy the URL for the voice widget that you have just now created.
  5. Go to your OBS app and then press the plus button through which you will be able to add a source.
  6. In the next step, you will have to choose the Browser from the drop-down menu options.
  7. Create a new one and give it a name.
  8. Paste the voice widget URL in the OBS URL text box on the next screen and you should be good to go.
  9. press OK that will save the changes that you have made.

Method 2 – Use a Different Sound Capture App

There are at times that the OBS won’t give the sound output from your voice chat on Twitch. In that case, you will have to use some third-party apps like Voicemeter banana or Elgato’s sound capture.

But what you will have to do is set up the OBS to capture the audio from your Voicemeter Banana or Elgatpo’s sound capture. From there, OBS will be able to give output to your Twitch stream.

How To Connect Discord Chat to Twitch

Since now you have integrated both the platforms discord as well as twitch, you can also get a very cool looking screen overlay of your Discord chats in your twitch stream, and for that, you will have to set up a couple of things and that should be it.

To start with, you will have to first integrate the two accounts if you haven’t done already, head to the Discord app on your device, and follow the below instructions.

  1. head to the user settings menu or simply click on the Settings gear icon at the bottom of the Discord app screen.
  2. navigate to the Connections and then select the Twitch icon from the list of different apps with which discord can connect.
  3. Follow through the prompts and you will successfully integrate your Discord snd Twitch, once you have finished the prompts and logged in to the Twitch account.
  4. Now, create a new server and then sync it by heading to the Server settings.
  5. Next, you will have to choose the newly added Twitch integration option and then set up a new server inside it.
  6. Finally, sync your server.

You have successfully integrated your Discord and twitch account, now we can proceed further to connect your chats to Twitch. The easiest way to set this up is by using Discord’s stream kit for OBS.

  1. First, you will have to download the overlay OBS kit.
  2. Next, you will have to give permission and access to your Discord.
  3. Proceed to the next step by selecting the Chat Widget tab and then configure it as per your need.
  4. Now, copy the URL of the widget which you have just now created (it should be located in a text box under the sample image).
  5. Go to your OBS app.
  6. Add a source by clicking the Plus button located at the bottom of the screen.
  7. From this screen, you will have to select the Browser from the drop-down menu and then create a new one.
  8. name your new Browser source.
  9. Paste the widget URL from the stream kit to the URL text box in the OBS window.
  10. Finally, save the changes you have made by pressing OK.

If you have been following the steps correctly in the right order, then by now you will be having Discord chats alongside your twitch chats in your stream.

How To Connect Twitch Emotes to Discord

You can use your Twitch emotes in Discord, but before you add you emotes, you will have to allow them on your server. Fortunately, we have a guide through which you can add emotes, all you have to do is a couple of mouse clicks to enable external emotes on your Discord server.

  1. Straight up launch the Discord app and then head to the server settings.
  2. Next, you will have to go to Roles and then look for User External Emoji.
  3. Finally, set up your permissions for everybody or only for subscribers that depend on you to use external emoji.

Bring the Entire Family Together!

So, this was a complete guide on how to connect your Discord and Twitch account. So, why do you want to limit yourself to a single platform when you can have both the [platforms integrated into one place. The benefit would be that you will be having your entire family of both the platforms at one single place, which means more audience at once. Not to mention you can even use features like Discord’s Streamer Mode or twitch’s Nightbot for that essence of cross-platform integration.

Make sure that you have a desktop to perform the integration the first time, to make it flawlessly. So, if you are still avoiding the integration, I don’t know what’s stopping you from integration. Simply, head to your desktop computer and start integrating your Discord and twitch account and start streaming. You never know the boom of audience you can get when you have integrated both the platforms like Discord and twitch.

See next: Adjust Audio Quality in Discord Voice Channels

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