As you know that the Twitch and Mixer are one of the most popular streaming services for game streaming across the World. Apart from that, both of them provide the largest community of viewers to watch gameplays on its server. So if you are a gamer and want to broadcast your gameplay on Twitch or Mixer and twitch.tv/activate then this guide is for you.
However, if you are an Xbox one use, then you are aware of the fact that the Xbox One cannot stream to Twitch by itself. Therefore you have to enable the Twitch (twitch.tv/activate) streaming just by installing the Twitch app from the App Store of Microsoft. After that, you have to go through the following setup process to broadcast on Twitch or the Mixer.
Processes to Broadcast On Twitch:
In the previous versions of the Xbox, it was unable to broadcast on the twitch. Although the Xbox One can broadcast or stream your gameplays on the Mixer, the Mixer is the in house product of Microsoft. Perhaps, you can broadcast your gameplay on Twitch as well. Simply check the set of instructions provided below.
Creating an Account on the Twitch:
So before you go for the Twitch TV activate (twitch.tv/activate) a process on your Xbox One there are few things you need to perform some of the important things. Among which, downloading and creating an account are tow of the most important steps that you need to follow. So to create an account follow the procedures below.
- Once you have plugged the Xbox One to the TV, you have to visit the Microsoft Stoe and then download the Twitch app.
- Alternatively, you can open any browser and then go to the www.twitch.tv/activate, and then click on the Sign-in option to create an account.
- Launch the Twitch TV application in the Xbox One.
- Then, you have to click on the Sign-Up button.
- In the next window, provide all your personal credentials such as username, password, birth date to create the account.
- However, you can also click on the Facebook or Google+ button to take all the credentials from them if you have logged in to any of them.
- After you have completed all the above steps you can now go with the process below to broadcast on Twitch.
Procedures to Broadcast Gameplay on the Twitch:
Once you are done with the installation process as well as if you have created the Twitch account then you are all set to go with the broadcasting procedures.
The very first step you need to perform is to activate the Twitch TV (twitch.tv/activate) on the Xbox One. So visit the Twitch.tv/activate and then sign in to the Twitch account by providing the login credentials. Furthermore, the six-digit will be shown. Launch the application which you have downloaded in the Xbox one. Now log in to the Twitch TV and then enter the six-digit application code. Lastly, just click on the Activate button to activate the Twitch (twitch.tv/activate) on the Xbox One.
Once done, you have to launch the game that you want to broadcast. Simultaneously, launch the Twitch app in the background. You have to press the Xbox button on the controller to swap between the game and the home screen of the Xbox.
Then you can see the Twitch on the sidebar of the screen. Now simply click on the Broadcast button on the sidebar to start the streaming process. However, if you try to broadcast the game before launching the game then it will display a message to run the game and then click on the Broadcast option.
So if you are a first time user, then Twitch will guide you through a set of instructions to link Xbox to Twitch for broadcasting processes. Choose the Microphones as well as webcam if you have any plugged to the system. However, if you don’t have any then you can keep that place blank and continue. Once done, you are all set to Broadcast the gameplay.
Now if you choose to change the streaming bitrate or the volume of the broadcast, then hover to the Settings menu of the Twitch. Additionally, if you see the broadcasting is not that smooth then you can lower the settings of the Twitch.
Once done, if you want to Stop or Pause the broadcasting. You have to pause the game at first then press the Xbox button on the Controller, the Twitch will be shown on the side click on the desirable button to Pause or Stop the broadcasting.
That is all the instructions that you can perform for how to stream Xbox on twitch.
Processes to Broadcast On Mixer:
As mentioned above that the Mixer is the in house production of Microsoft. Therefore it is very easy to stream your gameplay on the Mixer. In addition to that, creating an account in the Mixer for first-time users is very easy and simple.
The Mixer comes pre-installed with the Xbox One, so you don’t have to download or install it on your system. Simply use your Microsoft login credentials to log in to the Mixer application.
Procedures to Broadcast Gameplay on the Mixer:
Go through the steps below to stream your gameplay on the Mixer.
At first, you have to check if the Mixer activates is done or not, then after the login. Launch the Mixer application.
In the Mixer application, you have to set up all the Hardware before you broadcast. Go to the settings panel, then click on the Microphone to section and set your microphone if you have any plugged into the system. Similarly, set up your webcam.
Go back to the homepage and then you have to connect to people to let people stream your gameplay videos. If you want to make the videos public then you have to click on the account picture where you will see a link as https://mixer.com/your_xbox_gamertag, and the “your_xbox_gamertag” here is the game tag of yours.
Launch the game that you want to broadcast, now press the Xbox button on the controller and then select the Mixer application. Thereafter it will show on the sidebar of the game. Navigate to the Start Broadcast button and then click on it to start the streaming.
Now if you choose to change the streaming bitrate or the volume of the broadcast, then hover to the Settings menu of the Mixer. In addition to that, if you see the broadcasting is not that smooth then you can lower the settings of the Twitch.
Once done, if you want to Stop or Pause the broadcasting of the gameplay, then simply press the Xbox button on the Controller, then the Mixer will be shown on the side click on the desirable button to Pause or Stop the broadcasting.
We hope you have successfully, connected to the server and thereby started streaming your gameplays. You can implement the set of instructions for How to Broadcast Your Xbox One Games on Twitch or Mixer and twitch.tv/activate.