How To Find What Upload Speed You Need To Stream Twitch

How To Find What Upload Speed You Need To Stream Twitch

does your stream do a lot of buffering and stop at certain points it's probably because you don't have a strong connection and not broadcasting to the correct server but not to worry I got you covered in this video I'm gonna show you how to test your connection on Twitch and make sure you're broadcasting on the best server let's go! Hey it's me it's Wild coming at you for my stream support playlist where I bring you the best tips and tricks and if this is your first time here and you want to learn how to grow and improve your stream make sure you hit that big red subscribe button and tick that Bell soon when my videos go live for you if you're a streamer I'm sure you want to have the best quality for your viewers and your subscribers out there but nobody really makes it clear on what's gonna be the best settings for you and your stream and luckily for you twitch has a really cool tool that they don't talk about that much so I'm gonna show you how you can test what is gonna be the best connection speed for you and your broadcast and how to test what is gonna be the most optimized server for your broadcast needs let's go over the computer now that we're over at the computer our first step is to log in under your own twitch account from here go to the Creator dashboard and if it doesn't default to live make sure you go to live on the Left ledger there from here you're gonna go to the modular tab that says stream health when you click that down in the bottom right hand corner it will show you something called twitch inspector and this is what you want to click on now just a quick side note if this is your first time using twitch inspector it will ask you to authenticate your account to give it permission so make sure you click yeah so that way you can get to this screen here once you have given permission you want to click on run a test stream which is on the right hand side of the page this will populate a window here where all you need a concentrate is on the piece of code that it gives you what you want to do is copy and paste this on the end of your stream key now this will work for a bunch of different programs out there like OBS and SLOBS so simply just copy and paste it to the end and make sure you click apply so that way it saves the changes that you do with the changes all saved you are ready to start a test stream simply just start streaming and from here you can allow your stream to run for about 10 to 30 minutes this will give you a good sample size to see if there's any hiccups or any errors that occur and what you want to pay attention to is the signal strength this will allow you to know if you have to make changes to lowering your bitrate or maybe you can raise it up to see if you want to have a little bit better quality and you can also check to see if the server that you're using is a little too maybe crowded or can't process the information and you can also see if you want to switch over to a different one that might be even though it's a little further away maybe a little less crowded of it generally the one closest to you is best and from here you can take all the information that you need to in make the changes that's gonna make your stream that much better once you've made all the appropriate changes to your server and how much you want to push out on your kilobit rate just make sure you take off that little piece of coding at the end of your stream key before you start your next stream cuz I speak from experience one time I was streaming and I wish streaming to the test server so make sure you take that off and apply the changes so that way you're good to go up your next stream now twitch inspector isn't the only game in town there's a few other programs out there if you're confused about things like why am i dropping frames or why does my stream buffer or what kill bitrate should i stream at I know of a few programs that may help you out if you're interested in a video like that you know what to do leave me a comment below and I will see what I can do to make a video to help you out if you want to continue education and still learn more on how to be an awesome streamer or content creator go ahead and take a look at inside creator comm and there's a lot of helpful guides and lessons over there and if you want to help me grow and be better you can always follow me on Twitter and Instagram and if you like what you see here you're definitely gonna like what you see on over at twitchtv/Wild4Games thank you all so much for watching I will see you all in the next stream support video coming up real soon take care all pace