How To Appear As Streaming On Discord

If you are using Discord, then you will know that Discord gives you the streaming feature as well that you may use to stream and play games with your friends. Discord gives you a in built feature to integrate with different social media platforms as well. Twitch and Discord together can make your gaming experience even more fun.

But what if you don’t even appear as streaming on Discord? If your friends can’t see that you are streaming, what’s the point of doing streaming. So in this post, we are going to talk about the same issue, and will give you the complete guide about how you can appear as streaming on Discord.

Linking Twitch with Discord

The first thing is to link Twitch with your Discord account, so then you can stream. Here’s the steps to do so-

  • Open up and login to Discord
  • Click on the “User Settings” button
discord user settings
  • Look for “Connections” in the “My Account” section
  • Click on the “View More” button
  • Now select “Twitch”
twitch stream discord
  • You will be redirected to Twitch login screen, provide credentials and login to your account, if not done
  • Click on “Authorize” button
authorize twitch on discord
  • At last turn on “Display on profile” in the “Connection”.
display on profile discord

You can do the same with your smartphone. Just click on your profile picture and you will get the menu, where you can find “Connections” tab.

Turn on Streamer Mode

We have completed the first step. But you would not appear as streaming if Streamer Mode is off. You need to make sure that you have turned on the Streamer Mode. Here are the steps-

  • Open the Discord
  • Click on “User Settings” icon
  • Scroll down and look for “Streamer Mode”
  • Toggle on the switch given next after “Enable Streamer Mode”
enable streamer mode discord
  • You can also customize the privacy settings on the same section for Streaming Mode
  • Now when you start streaming on Twitch, you will appear as streaming on Discord.

Final Thoughts

After following the above steps, you will appear as streaming on Discord, people will see a purple circle with your profile icon, this will indicate that you are streaming, and they can watch or join you. That’s it for this post. Hope you find it useful.


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