Streaming to Twitch with Switcher Studio

Switcher Studio's Twitch integration allows you to stream to Twitch with only a few taps. This article provides options and step-by-step instructions for each step.

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Linking Your Twitch Account to Switcher Studio

In order to use the Twitch integration, you will need to link your Twitch account to Switcher Studio.

  • Open Switcher Studio.

  • Tap the Outputs tab. (arrow and box icon)

  • Tap the "+" icon in the top-right corner of the Outputs tab.

  • Tap Twitch.

  • Tap Connect Account.

  • Enter your Twitch username and password.

  • Tap Log In.

  • You will receive an SMS text message to the phone number linked to your Twitch account. This phone number was chosen when you created your Twitch account originally on and is not determined by Switcher Studio.

  • Type the code provided via SMS text message into the Token box.

  • Tap Verify Token.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen and tap Authorize.

Note: The Twitch linking authorization expires occasionally. If you receive an error message about a user token, or if you are prompted to relink your account, you can easily relink in the Switcher Studio Dashboard or iOS app.

Setting up the Livestream

  • Open the Switcher Studio app on your main iOS device.

  • Tap the Outputs tab (box with arrow icon).

  • Tap Multistreaming.

    • Using the Multistreaming feature to connect to Twitch allows for a more stable connection.

  • Tap Twitch.

    • You will now have the option to connect to any additional platforms. You may choose additional platforms or tap Next to continue.

  • Tap Next.

    • You will be taken to the stream setup screen.

  • Enter the title.

  • Select a Category.

  • You can also choose whether to implement a delay or ingest the servers.

  • Select a quality for your broadcast.

    • Keep in mind the quality of your production still depends on the strength and consistency of your network. This article outlines the minimum upload speeds

  • Tap Save.

Starting the Livestream

  • In the Outputs tab, tap Twitch to select it at your streaming destination.

    • Once selected, there will be a blue checkmark visible.

  • When you are ready to go live, tap the red circle button in the top-right corner.

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