How to Host on, also known as Twitch, is an online computer video game streaming website. It is surely a favorite site for all the gamers to showcase their gaming skills live on the website. But for that, you, as a user need to create an account on the Twitch website and need a webcam and a microphone to interact with the audience in the chat-room.

Twitch has become the biggest platform with a live gameplay streaming concept, and the gamer lovers are falling in love with this site. Hosting is becoming famous for Twitch Streams to broadcast their live streams to other channels. If you also wish to host, then you are at the right place as this guide is about to tell how to host on twitch. There are some necessary things that are already mentioned above, and you must have -an account on twitch, and headphones with mic for a better experience of chatting.

Here are the steps to host on Twitch on computer

  1. Launch a web browser in your system.
  2. Now, browse on your web browser.
  3. Now, you log into the Twitch account. If you don’t have the account, then create one to get the access.
  4. Click Sign up to create an account from the top right corner of the web page.
  5. Click your username form the top right corner.
  6. A drop-down menu will open.
  7. Now, click Channel and your channel with chat-room will on the right side of the screen.
  8. Type /host X in the chat.
  9. Note that X is your name channel which you can choose by your choice.
  10. Now, other users can view the channel you are hosting.
  11. Remember, your chat will remain active.
  12. Well if you want to stop hosting, it is easy to do so. All you need to type is /unhost in the chat room.

Hosting Twitch on the handset

  1. You can get the app from the Google Play Store and App Store.
  2. Launch the app in your handset.
  3. Enter your log in credentials of your Twitch account.
  4. Tap the profile picture of your account.
  5. It will open the profile options and content in it.
  6. Click Chat from the upper menu bar.
  7. Now type /host in the chat room followed by your channel name which could be anything by your choice.
  8. Now other users can view your Host Channel.
  9. Again, when you feel to stop hosting, just type /unhost in the chat-room.

Undoubtedly, Twitch is an amazing platform for the gamers. The hosting is not complicated at all, and anyone can create their host channel. All it requires is a Twitch account. Once you create your account, you can create your own Hosting Channel. Enjoy!

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