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Guide to start streaming on Twitch

How to get started on Twitch. (photo: HardZone)

If any TechMarkup reader considers himself a lover of video game, surely you already know what it is Twittera dedicated platform for gamersespecially for all those who like to share their gaming experiences with fans as well as talk about life with their viewers.

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This platform has more than 20 million active users and a large number of live videos published by different players that make the entire experience on this portal much more entertaining. Clearly, it should be mentioned that this platform will allow you to generate money once certain requirements are met.

Therefore, if you have reached this article, it is because you want to start generating income through online videos. streaming and achieve as much success as possible as a gamer. So, TechMarkup will teach everything you need about how to get started on twitch and thus become one of the most relevant users of this platform.

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First step: how to create an account on Twitch

For a person to create a Twitch account, all that is needed is:

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– A username

– a password

– Birth date

– A phone number.

– You can also replace the phone with an email.

How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)

Once you have all this data, you have to enter it on the twitch.tv page, in the tab of Check in and you can now be full users.

Why is it worth registering? For many reasons. The operation of Twitch is designed so that everyone has a real and operational account, since everything revolves around the interaction between viewers and creators. And not only that, but if you want to broadcast you need to have an account.

All the options that can be seen in the image below (follow, subscribe, comments, among others) are the key to Twitch, and only when one is registered can they be accessed. That is why the first step is this, even before learning to use the platform.

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How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)

Step Two: Navigating the Twitch App Hassle-Free

As you can see from the photo below this paragraph, debuting on Twitch is not an easy task. Not much less. To get an idea of ​​where one is, it is best to start with the cover. But what is the cover? Just what can be seen when entering twitch.tv.

How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Watch How It's Done)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Watch How It’s Done)

To get to the cover you just have to touch the twitch Symbol, up in the left corner. In a few words, if the user is lost and cannot be located, all you have to do is touch this option to return to the beginning of the platform. This is where it all begins.

To understand the cover you have to be clear that there is two rows:

1. The interactive Twitch header.

2. The Twitch channels that are followed and broadcasting, or those that the app creates that you might like based on interests and likes.

How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)

Now yes: how to start broadcasting on Twitch

This section is the most complex, but once you have discovered how to create an account in the application, and how to navigate through it, now the natural thing to do is start broadcasting. The point is that this section requires several reports focused on it, so in this tutorial it focuses on the basics.

To emit in itself its own art, so much so that each streamer It has its tips and tricks, and you need a lot of material if you want to do it professionally. This means that if it’s not about materials such as cameras, microphones, main computer, secondary computer, the two screens and in a few words a setup, broadcasting on Twitch is very simple, or not. It depends on what you want to do on the Amazon platform.

On a computer it is necessary to download an application such as OBS, StreamLabs wave Twitch’s Own. This application is the one that acts as the broadcast control table. In this app you can select everything you want to broadcast. It’s just like a TV control room.

OBS. (photo: MuyComputer)
OBS. (photo: MuyComputer)

With OBS, for example, you have the most used and basic program. In this you can choose the scenes, the game that you want to broadcast, where you want to place the camera, what notifications come out when someone subscribes, where to place the chat. Absolutely everything.

To connect the broadcast program with the Twitch account and be able to broadcast, the key of the main transmission is needed, which is the key that opens the door to Twitch and OBS (or any other program) can communicate. Without it nothing can be done, and it is better to have it for safety.

To find this information just go to Profile > Account Settings > Stream and the same menu will appear as in the photo below these lines.

How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Twitch/Jose Arana)

Learning to use OBS or StreamLabs is not easy, it takes a lot of work and a lot of practice, and there are hundreds of tutorials on the internet that help newbies who want to start in the world of streaming. TechMarkup recommends this video, but many more can be found at Youtube.

Finally, if you want direct from a smartphone, which is very common if you only want to chat with the viewers, all you have to do is the following:

1. Lower the official Twitch app since Google Play Store either app store.

2. Press on the profile icon.

3. Touch the option Start direct. Done, as simple as that.

How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Watch How It's Done)
How to start streaming on Twitch. (photo: Watch How It’s Done)

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