how to host on twitch

Let’s understand that what does hosting actually mean? It’s a way to broadcast another channels’ live stream to your own audience.  It’s a kind of win-win situation for both broadcasters as well as whose content is being used. It helps in promoting other Twitch user but it also doubles as an effective strategy in keeping the channel active while the owner is not coming up with something of their own. Further, in this article, we have explained how to host on Twitch and how to host someone on Twitch.

 Twitch hosting is a dynamic way to convey your message, it reflects your choices that which type of streamers you enjoy while watching. Being a host will always keep your account within the live host category of Twitch apps and website.

host channel on twitch
host channel on twitch

How to someone on Twitch?

Via chat: it is really easy to do and doesn’t require to put much stress on your brain.  Simply enter /host into your own channel that is followed by the target channel username. Hosted channel can’t change more than three times in an hour. To turn off the hosting just type  / unhost.

host a channel on twitch
host a channel on twitch

How to host a stream on Twitch using the Twitch app?

You can also host from your mobile anywhere, anytime. Twitch app is the perfect solution to do so. It can be activated from within the iOS and Android Twitch apps just by clicking in the gear used in the selected channel. From there you can readily choose the host option.

host a stream on twitch
host a stream on twitch

How to host Twitch using Auto Host?

It’s the most common and frequently used method. You only need to add a variety of channel in the special list and it will be automatically selected once you go offline. The auto host features randomly choose the playlist or it also enables you to customize the list as per your choices.  Setup of the Auto Host is like a cake walk, it’s an easy process. Turn On this feature and add as much you want into your host list. Don’t forget to save your changes after each update.

Auto hosting on twitch
Auto hosting on twitch

Hosting another channel can be a fun way to end your stream. You can always end your broadcast after hosting someone else. Even this is one of the most common practices on twitch. You can also ask someone to host your content for the promotion. However, asking some strangers to host you can be considered as spam.

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