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How to set up a stream on Xbox One

Setting up your gaming stream on Xbox One - Twitch Only

  1. From your Xbox One's home screen, use the controller to navigate to the "Store" tab on the upper-right portion of the screen. Once there, navigate to the bar labelled "Search", then press the "A" button on your controller.

  2. Use the controller to type in "Twitch" and after a moment, the Twitch app will appear on the screen. Select the Twitch app and press "A" on your controller.

  3. Select "Get" and press A again. The Twitch app should begin installing automatically.

 

How to stream on your Xbox One using Twitch 

Once you've downloaded the Twitch app, you can begin streaming.

  1. Select the game you want to stream and press the "A" button on your controller to launch the game.

  2. Once you want to begin streaming, press the Xbox button on your controller to open the guide. Then, select the Twitch app and press "A" again to launch it.

  3. On the Twitch app, navigate to the "Broadcast" tab and press "A" on your controller. From there, select the "Enter a title…" field on the left side of the screen and press "A" again. Use the controller to type in a name for your broadcast.

  4. Once you're ready to start streaming, navigate to the "Start Streaming" button and press "A" on your controller. Then, reopen the game you were playing before, and you'll begin streaming momentarily.

  5. As you play, you can view some information about your stream on the bottom-right corner of your screen, including the amount of time you've been streaming and the number of viewers currently watching your stream. 

There are many different ways to stream content. Now that you've mastered the basics, try exploring the different options that are out there to see which methods you like best. 

You can find more streaming support over on the GivePenny website.

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