Learn how to link Twitch to Discord and enjoy access to subscribers-only servers and exclusive perks.
Twitch is the largest streaming platform where content creators can live stream their gameplays, performances, and more.
Oftentimes, Twitch streamers have exclusive servers on Discord where subscribers can join to chat with one another and interact with the streamers that they support. In such cases, you have to link Twitch with Discord to gain access to such channels.
By linking Twitch and Discord, you can join subscriber-only servers on Discord and gain access to exclusive benefits and perks such as custom emojis created by your favorite Twitch streamers.
Here’s how you can connect Twitch to Discord in as easy as a few simple steps.
How to Link Twitch to Discord
To link Twitch to Discord, you have to go to your User Settings in Discord, select Connections, and then choose Twitch from the list of supported connections. Next, log into Twitch and authorize Discord to access your account information. Your Twitch and Discord accounts will now get linked together.
Here’s a step-by-step guide of how it works.
1. Open Discord
The connection between Twitch and Discord can be established through the Discord app. Therefore, open Discord on your computer or mobile.
2. Go to User Settings
In Discord, you’ll find a cog or gear icon next to your username in the bottom left side. Click on it to open the User Settings.
On mobile, you have to tap on your profile picture in the bottom right corner to open the settings.
3. Click on Connections
The User Settings contains all the configurations related to your Discord account.
In the sidebar, you’ll find various sections such as “User Profile”, “Account”, and “Connections”. Click the Connections option.
4. Select Twitch
The Connections section is where you will link Discord to Twitch.
A number of icons will be displayed for the platforms that you want to connect to Discord. Click on the Twitch icon.
5. Sign in to your Twitch account and authorize Discord
Discord will open the Twitch website in your web browser in order to establish the connection.
If you aren’t signed into Twitch, a login screen will be displayed. Input your username and password, then click the Login button to sign in to your account.
Twitch will now display a message to authorize Discord to access certain information of your Twitch account, such as the following:
- Get a list of all subscribers to your channel
- Check if a user is subscribed to your channel
- Get a list of all subscribers to your channel and check if a user is subscribed to your channel
To proceed, click the Authorize button to connect Discord to Twitch.
Once the connection is established, you will be redirected to Discord and view a message stating “Connected your Twitch account to Discord”. This indicates that your Twitch and Discord accounts have been linked together successfully.
Now go back to the Discord app and your Twitch account should show up in the Connections settings.
6. Join your sub enabled Servers
In the Connections settings where your connected Twitch account is displayed, you should find a list of all the Twitch channels that you’ve subscribed to.
If a Twitch channel has a Discord server, a Join button will appear. Click on it to join the server and access all the chats, perks, and benefits offered by your favorite streamer’s server.
Discord is one of the best ways that Twitch streamers can interact with their subscribers when they’re offline and not streaming on the platform.
By linking your Twitch and Discord accounts together, you gain access to servers hosted by your favorite Twitch streamers and get to enjoy the special perks and benefits that they offer.
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