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How to Stream on Twitch
My name is Eljayem_ and I started streaming on Twitch in the first week of March 2020. A year later, I had an average of over 230 viewers and I was the platform’s partner for several months. I achieved these milestones by researching the industry, making connections, consulting with my friends and communities, and constantly setting goals to stay on top.
In this post, I will go over the technical aspects of streaming on Twitch. My main focus will be to cover the basics of setting up your accounts and streaming software.
How to Start Streaming on Twitch in 2022
In this comprehensive guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about streaming on Twitch, from creating an account to your first livestreaming. Whether you plan on playing games or hanging out with your community in the Just Chatting category, there are a few steps you need to take before broadcasting your first stream.
1. Set Up a Twitch Account
The first thing you need to do is sign up for a completely free Twitch account. You can also change your Twitch username if you have a current account but a different streamer name.
To set up a Twitch account, follow these steps:
Visit the official website and click the “Register” button in the upper right corner of the screen.
Create a Twitch name and password. Provide the required personal details to sign up and then verify your email address via the provided account to complete the process.
Let your real-life friends know about your new account and that you plan to start using the Twitch App soon. Add them as friends on the platform.
Spend some time in the Twitch App to learn how it works. Find entertainment streamers and write down any cool features of their streams that you like. You can use them as inspiration when you start broadcasting on your own channel.