How to Show Streaming Status on Discord? (Step by step)

Discord has become an integral part of the gaming and streaming community, offering a platform where like-minded people can connect, communicate, and share experiences.

One of the cool features provided by Discord is the ability to display the status of your stream, let your friends and followers know when you’re live and broadcast your game.

TO THE POINT:
To show streaming status on Discord, launch Discord -> Go to “Settings” -> Click “Connections” -> Click “See More” and select “Twitch” -> Log in to Twitch from the pop-up window -> Click “Authorize” -> Go back to Discord and Enable “Show on Profile” from the Twitch handle.
In Settings -> Open Streamer Mode -> Enable “Enable Streamer Mode”.

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How to Show Streaming Status on Discord?

Before you can display your streaming status on Discord, you need to make sure that you have a streaming platform to broadcast your content on.

By connecting your streaming platform, such as Twitch or YouTube, to Discord, you can easily display your streaming status on Discord.

Let’s get into the step by step process to connect your streaming platform and activate your streaming status.

Linking your Twitch to Discord

To display your streaming status on Discord, you need to link your Discord account to your preferred streaming platform. We will use Twitch in this guide because it is the most popular game streaming platform.

On Mobile

STEP 1: Open “Dispute” app on your phone.

Open Discord on your phone

STEP 2: Tap on “Meat sandwich” icon in the top left corner.

Tap the hamburger menu icon

STEP 3: Tap yours Avatars in the bottom right corner.

Select your discord profile

STEP 4: Tap “Connection”.

Tap discord mobile connection

STEP 5: Tap “Add” in the top right corner.

Tap Add on discord phone

STEP 6: Choose “Twitch” from list.

Select twitch for discord mobile connection

STEP 7: Log in to your Twitch account from a new window. It will then show it to you “Connect your Twitch account to Discord”.

Log in to your twitch account from discord mobile

STEP 8: Go back to Discord and turn it on “Views on Profile” from your Twitch handle on Discord mobile.

Enable display on discord mobile profile

On WEB/Desktop

STEP 1: Open Dispute on your PC.

Open Discord PC on your computer

STEP 2: Click on “Arrangement” icon next to your username at the bottom.

Click on User Settings

STEP 3: Under “User settings”click “Connection”.

Select Connections from Discord PC Settings

STEP 4: Click on “See More” knob.

Check out Discord PC's More button

STEP 5: Choose “Twitch” from the platforms menu.

Select Twitch from Add PC Discord Connection

STEP 6: Log in to your Twitch account from the pop-up dialog box.

STEP 7: Click “Allow” to connect your Discord account with your Twitch account.

STEP 8: Turning on “Views on Profile” from your Twitch handle on Discord.

Enable display on profile discord

NOTES:
If you go to the Connections tab and see “STREAMER MODE ENABLED”, then to connect Discord to any app, you have to turn it off “Flow Mode” First. Remember, you have to turn it back on after the integration process.

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Enable Streamer Mode

To ensure your stream status is visible in Discord, you need to enable streamer mode.

Streamer mode not only changes your status to streaming but also provides additional features to enhance your streaming experience. Follow these steps:

STEP 1: Launch Dispute on your PC.

Open Discord PC on your computer

STEP 2: Click on “Arrangement” icon next to your username at the bottom.

Click on User Settings

STEP 3: Under “Application settings”click “Flow Mode”.

Streamer Mode in PC Discord

STEP 4: Activate “Enable Streamer Mode” choice.

Enable Discord PC Streamer Mode

NOTES:
Make sure your Discord profile is set to “On line” to display your stream status when you go live on Twitch.

Connect your Discord Server to Twitch

If you want your live stream to reach more viewers, you should connect your Discord server to your Twitch account which will increase the visibility of your Twitch stream. To do this, follow these steps:

STEP 1: Launch “Dispute” on your PC.

Open Discord PC on your computer

STEP 2: Select the server you want to integrate with Twitch.

STEP 3: Right click the server and hover over it “Server Settings”.

STEP 4: Click “Integration” from the drop-down menu.

Server Setup and Integration in Discord PC

STEP 5: Look for it “Twitch Integration” option and click on it.

Twitch integration with servers

STEP 6: Follow the instructions provided to sync your Twitch account with your Discord server.

Conclusion

Showing your streaming status on Discord can greatly improve your streaming experience and increase your views. By linking your streaming platforms, enabling streamer mode, and connecting your Discord server, you can create a seamless connection between your Discord community and your live stream. So, follow the steps outlined in this guide, show your streaming status on Discord, and engage your community like never before!

FAQs

Can I change the streaming status on mobile?

Yes, you can update your streaming status using the Discord mobile app, ensuring you stay connected even when you’re on the go.

Can I display a custom message along with my streaming status?

Yes, Discord allows you to personalize your streaming status with custom messages, adding a unique touch to your presence.

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