How Do I Automatically Notify When I Live on Twitch Discord Server?


Angela Bailey

Welcome to this tutorial on how to automatically notify when you go live on Twitch through a Discord server!

Why Use Discord for Twitch Notifications?

Discord is a popular communication platform among gamers, streamers, and communities. It offers various features that make it an ideal choice for sending live notifications to your community when you start streaming on Twitch.

Setting Up Twitch Live Notifications on Discord

To get started with automatic Twitch notifications on Discord, follow these steps:

Step 1: Create a Webhook on Discord

To send messages from Twitch to your Discord server, you’ll need to create a webhook. Here’s how:

  • Login to your Discord server and navigate to the desired channel.
  • Click on the gear icon next to the channel name and select “Edit Channel”.
  • In the left sidebar, click on “Webhooks” and then “Create Webhook”.
  • Give your webhook a name and customize the avatar if desired. Click “Copy Webhook URL” to save the webhook URL for later use.
  • Click “Save” to create the webhook.

Step 2: Connect Your Twitch Account

In order to send notifications from Twitch, you need to connect your account with a third-party service called Zapier. Follow these steps:

  • Create an account or login at
  • In Zapier, click “Make a Zap” in the top navigation bar.
  • Search for and select the “Twitch” app as your trigger app.
  • Choose the trigger event “Stream Goes Live” and connect your Twitch account.
  • Test the trigger to ensure it’s working correctly.

Step 3: Set Up the Action – Send Webhook to Discord

Now that we have the trigger set up, let’s configure how Twitch will send notifications to Discord:

  • Search for and select the “Webhooks by Zapier” app as your action app.
  • Choose the action event “Send Outbound Webhook” and connect your Discord webhook by pasting in the URL you copied earlier.
  • Customize the message that will be sent to Discord. You can include details like your Twitch username and a link to your stream.
  • Test the action to ensure it’s sending messages correctly.

Step 4: Activate Your Zap

Once you’re satisfied with the setup, activate your Zap in Zapier. This will start monitoring for when you go live on Twitch and send notifications to your Discord server accordingly.

In Conclusion

Congratulations! You have successfully set up automatic Twitch notifications on your Discord server.

Now, whenever you go live on Twitch, your community will be notified through Discord. This can help increase engagement and viewership during your streams!

Remember, engaging with your community is important for building a loyal fanbase. Utilizing tools like Discord for live notifications is a great way to stay connected with your viewers. Happy streaming!

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