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Minecraft 1.7.4 brought the epic new feature of no longer needing a streaming program to livestream Minecraft to Twitch.TV. It's now all built in, and really easy to setup!

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  • A migrated account (this means you login using your email, not your username)
  • A Twitch.TV account



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The first thing you need to do to stream to Twitch is to link your Twitch and Mojang.com accounts.


  1. Visit account.mojang.com, click login, and enter your email and password. You might have to enter the answer to your security question, and agree to the Terms of Service once you've done this.

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  2. Click "view account settings".

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  3. Click "Connect to your Twitch account"

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  4. If you're not already, you'll be asked to login to Twitch. When you've done that, authorize the connection.

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Your Mojang account is now linked to your Twitch.TV account!


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Now your accounts are linked, it's time to setup the your streaming options.

  1. Open Minecraft, login, pause the game, click settings, then click broadcast settings.

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  2. You'll now hopefully see a screen like this:

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    Here's what each setting does:

    Quality - sets how high the quality of your stream is. Lower quality = less intensive on PC/network.
    Framerate - Controls how many FPS the stream will be capped at.
    Bandwidth - sets how much data you'll allow streaming to send/receive per second over your network
    Mic Volume - Control how loud your microphone is for viewers
    System Volume - Controls how loud MInecraft/other programs will be in the stream
    Send Metadata - Controls if metadata is sent with your stream
    Push To - Controls if your PTT key makes your microphone enabled or disabled
    Compression - Controls how much your stream is compressed before being sent to Twitch
    Enable Chat Whilst - Controls when your Twitch.TV channel's chat is visible in-game
    User Filter - Controls who's messages on your Twitch channel's chat are visible in-game
    Broadcast Server List - Allows you to choose which Twitch server to broadcast to

  3. You might also want to open the control settings and change the streaming controls.

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Now you've done all the hard work, it's time to stream! Simply press your Start/Stop Stream key (default F6), and you'll stream to the account you specified earlier!
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Fixed Steaming Options Screenshot : 12/12/2013 11:23:07 am12/12/13

The screenshot for step 1 of Setting it Up now has the red box around Broadcasting Settings, not super secret settings like it used to (whoops, not sure how that happened...).

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HELP i cant use it says unable to load libraries
hey guys me and my friend are about to stream wana join the fun heres the link http://www.twitch.tv/syndicate3beast so yeah streamin join whatever
  • XSLES
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Miner
  • July 29, 2014, 7:41 am
How do you record using a mic? I can only use soundflower!
my stream keeps stopping for no reason i need someones help.
  • 22Winston22
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Architect
  • May 24, 2014, 7:20 am
How do i turn off volume i dont want people to hear me
  • lecraeman
  • Level 2
  • Apprentice Crafter
  • April 21, 2014, 9:49 am
I migrated my account weeks ago, and it STILL says that I have to migrate my account.






I checked my email...made sure I was connected to twitch through mojang, restarted, reinstalled, but everytime I go there it asks me to migrate my account.






Any ideas?
Do you have to have a program like soundflower to use twitch? I have a mic, but I'm on windows and I've yet to find a good one like soundflower.
I need help,
I can't seem to livestream at all,
Like after a few minutes or seconds it being live on my twitch.tv,

I even tried to change the settings up a notch,
it still didn't work, 
I already have soundflower installed,
to make it work,  But what do i have to do?

It just crashes.
Is there anything that i can change to make this not crash?
I'm on a mac 10.7.5 Lion
  • Faolan48
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • April 26, 2014, 7:49 am
Same here.  I start the brodcast and it says somthing in the chat then it changes to an error message and the thing in the corner of the screen disappears.  I press F6 again and it restarts the thing and then it repeats.  It is also a bit more laggy when it is on even though it does not work.
  • EnderWhovian
  • Level 45
  • Master Engineer
  • December 24, 2013, 7:44 am
How do I use a different mic! I've been trying to get this to work for a long time but its just not working!
  • Gradixio
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Crafter
  • December 12, 2013, 11:33 pm
It's laggy as ****
(the inbuilt streamer)
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 13, 2013, 6:19 am
Do you mean the stream stutters, or it makes your game lag?

If the stream's stuttering, chances are you've setup your streaming options wrong, and your computer/network can't handle them. Try turning down the amount of bandwidth and quality.

If your client itself becomes laggy (not the stream), then the problem's probably within your PC.
  • Gradixio
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Crafter
  • December 15, 2013, 12:06 pm
It doesn't lag when I'm using Xsplit, but when I tried the inbuilt live streamer it did. =P
(this don't really matter anymore though since I bought Xsplit premium yesterday) But thanks for your time =D
  • Reb1725
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • December 12, 2013, 2:57 pm
so what basically does twitch do? is a type of built in recorder?
  • iMinecrafter
  • Level 65
  • High Grandmaster Miner
  • December 12, 2013, 3:46 pm
Livestreams to twitch.tv
  • Skavery555
  • Level 22
  • Expert Pokemon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:47 am
I didn't see this on pop reel... :P
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:49 am
  • Skavery555
  • Level 22
  • Expert Pokemon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:52 am
That reply was fast... :P Also thats the blog pop reel...
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:54 am
It's still a popreel. :P
  • Skavery555
  • Level 22
  • Expert Pokemon
  • December 15, 2013, 6:48 am
That is a lot of replies...
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:56 am
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 7:20 am
Yep that's how I found it; it was just right THERE.
I see you have a comment you need to reply to.
  • DiegoG
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Taco
  • December 12, 2013, 9:03 am
Im just replying so the comment gets larger
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 12, 2013, 10:10 am
ya even longer it goes how long can we make it?
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 12, 2013, 2:11 pm
infinitley long
I have never seen a comment as long as infinitely .-.
  • DiegoG
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Taco
  • December 12, 2013, 6:34 pm
we can make it even larger!
  • IcecreamCow
  • Level 1
  • New Network
  • December 13, 2013, 11:07 am
That's what she said?
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 14, 2013, 7:35 pm
lol
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 12, 2013, 7:30 pm
hell yeah
I would like to see you try >:)
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 12, 2013, 11:23 pm
oh really
  • DiegoG
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Taco
  • December 13, 2013, 10:06 am
Once, i saw a comment larger than this one... the comment bugged and was unreadable lol

You see the box gets smaller and smaller? its about to BUG!

LETS MAKE IT BIGGER
I don't like small spaces :O
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 13, 2013, 10:46 am
mah i am gettin claustrophobic jk :P
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:43 pm
i love small things =D
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:44 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:44 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:44 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:45 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 2:45 pm
but i wont
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 13, 2013, 7:07 pm
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  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 13, 2013, 7:08 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 13, 2013, 7:16 pm
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  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 15, 2013, 3:28 pm
success it bugged out!
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 13, 2013, 8:39 pm
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  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 14, 2013, 3:25 pm
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  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 14, 2013, 3:27 pm
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  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 14, 2013, 3:27 pm
wow
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 14, 2013, 7:35 pm
IT BUGGED OUT!!! SUCESS
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 15, 2013, 3:25 am
O.O

This is a very small box....
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 15, 2013, 3:47 am
you cant even see words
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 15, 2013, 2:37 pm
yes it is
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • December 15, 2013, 3:09 pm
my reply box is bugging out
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 15, 2013, 3:13 pm
you dont say
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 15, 2013, 5:59 pm
Yes it did...
  • UpperNotch
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • April 20, 2014, 3:41 pm
weee im back
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 4:58 am
I opened the Broadcast Settings, and I saw this:
I connected my accounts, and I've tried reloading minecraft, but it refuses to acknowledge that I've connected them! D=
  • Kelsege
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • January 24, 2014, 2:47 pm
restart minecraft, and the launcher, that worked for me
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 4:59 am
(Also, my computer is compatible with integration according to what mojang said on the update log. I have Mac OS 10.8.2)
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:13 am
Have you only just connected your accounts, or have they been connected for a while?

If it's a new connection, I'd try waiting a few hours. No guarantees it'll fix it, but I've heard that it might. :)
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 6:28 am
Ah, I see. Yeah, 2 minutes must not be long enough for the Mojang database to properly update xD
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 6:40 am
#BlameMojang :P
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 7:21 am
Haha, they have a hashtag for everything now don't they? xD
  • OBAMCraft
  • Level 26
  • Expert Dragon
  • December 12, 2013, 7:25 am
It'd seem so xP
  • k-crafter077
  • Level 29
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • December 12, 2013, 2:13 pm
#OBAMGaming
  • deli73123
  • Level 27
  • Expert Architect
  • December 12, 2013, 4:52 am
Thank you for the help! This will be fun =D

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