Are you a Twitch streamer looking to connect your Twitch account with your Discord server? Linking Twitch and Discord can help you engage with your viewers and create a seamless experience for your community. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to link your Twitch account to your Discord server.
Step 1: Creating a Discord Server
If you don’t have a Discord server yet, you can create one by following these simple steps:
- Step 1: Open Discord and click on the ‘+’ button on the left-hand side.
- Step 2: Choose ‘Create a Server’ from the drop-down menu.
- Step 3: Give your server a name and select a region.
- Step 4: Click on ‘Create’ to create your new Discord server.
Step 2: Adding the Twitch Integration
To link your Twitch account to your Discord server, you need to add the Twitch integration. Follow these steps:
- Step 1: Open the settings of your Discord server.
- Step 2: Click on ‘Integrations’ in the left-hand sidebar.
- Step 3: Search for ‘Twitch’ in the search bar and click on ‘Connect’ next to the Twitch logo.
Step 3: Authorizing the Integration
To authorize the integration, you need to have permission from both your Twitch account and your Discord server. Here’s how to do it:
- Step 1: Click on ‘Authorize’ to give permission for the integration.
- Step 2: Log in to your Twitch account if prompted.
- Step 3: Select the Discord server you want to link with your Twitch account.
- Step 4: Click on ‘Authorize’ to complete the integration.
Step 4: Configuring the Integration
After authorizing the integration, you can configure its settings to customize how it interacts with your Discord server. Follow these steps:
- Step 1: In your Discord server’s settings, click on ‘Integrations’ in the left-hand sidebar.
- Step 2: Find the Twitch integration and click on ‘Configure’.
You can choose which Twitch events will be announced in your Discord server by checking or unchecking the corresponding boxes. These events can include going live, streaming a specific game, or starting a watch party.
User Management Settings
You can also manage how roles are assigned to users based on their Twitch subscriber status. This allows you to reward your subscribers with special roles and permissions in your Discord server.
Step 5: Testing the Integration
To ensure that everything is working correctly, it’s a good idea to test the integration. Here’s how you can do it:
- Step 1: Go live on Twitch or perform an action that triggers one of the events you configured.
- Step 2: Check your Discord server to see if the event is announced in the designated channel.
That’s it! You have successfully linked your Twitch account to your Discord server.
Now you can enjoy the benefits of having a connected community and engage with your viewers in real-time. Happy streaming!