Oleg Tytarenko 05 Jun 2024
How to get a Twitch stream key?

Today, many people want to become streamers, but not everyone knows where to get a Twitch stream key to configure their streaming software. Why is it needed? To connect Twitch to your encoder…

In fact, the Twitch stream key directs the software where to send your video. Every Twitch channel has a unique key, and most streaming applications need you to enter this key before you can begin recording.

Notice, that a lot of cool games also offer "Twitch integration," allowing you to enter your stream key to link the game to your account. This enables Twitch chat to interact with the game.

Next, we will explain how to locate your stream key using an internet browser on your PC.

Follow these 5 steps:

1) Open any internet browser on your PC, go to the Twitch homepage, and log in to your account!

2) Click on the profile icon in the top-right corner, then select "Creator Dashboard" from the drop-down menu.

3) In "Creator Dashboard", click on "Settings" in the left side menu and select "Stream."

4) In the "Stream Key & Preferences" section, find the "Primary Stream key" option, then click on "Copy" located on the right.

5) Now, you're ready to start streaming and can use the stream key with streaming software like Streamlabs, Xsplit Broadcaster, OBS Studio, etc.

P.S. If you prefer not to deal with the hassle of setting up a Twitch stream on a separate application, you can download Twitch Studio. This app lets you easily manage your Twitch stream, activity feed, and live chat…

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