How To Live Stream Games On Twitch Using A Mobile Phone?

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Twitch is an app where gamers stream live videos of themselves playing their favorite games and running commentary on them. People can watch the players stream games and learn new tactics or how to play the game.

Gamers use the Twitch app to live stream their games on PC and consoles. And you may wonder about the possibility of live streaming on Twitch using a mobile phone. As a gamer, learning more than one way to stream your games can benefit you at times.

Twitch is gaining more popularity among gamers, and more and more gamers are looking forward to streaming on Twitch. Due to the higher resolution and quality graphics, PC and console gamers were the ones using Twitch. But the gaming world has gone through vast changes since, and mobile phones are also a medium to play video games. Mobile games have more reach nowadays and gamers are excited about mobile game releases as they are about console games too.

So, Twitch launched a mobile application for mobile phones too. Using the Twitch app on your mobile phone, you can live stream your gaming on Twitch. If you are a mobile gamer and wish to go live on Twitch, just bear with us to know more about live streaming and how to do it.

What is Mobile Streaming?

Most gamers prefer PC and console games over mobiles, as they have more graphics definitions. But, mobile games are getting recognition, too. But, mobile live streaming requires more services when compared to PC or console live streaming. It can be complicated and requires more time to self-learn.

Game lovers play their favorite games and, find tactics and ways to achieve the harder targets. Or simply they want to show their skills and want others to play the game too. Therefore, using a video recorder, and a good internet connection, gamers go live on Twitch, using a mobile. They also give a voice-over to their gameplay. It is what Mobile Streaming is about.

Mobile streaming is not easy as streaming on a PC or console, but with a few setups, you can live stream your gaming on Twitch.

how to live stream games on twitch using a mobile phone

Live Streaming on Twitch

Streaming on Twitch using a mobile can be a bit of work and need a few setups. To go line streaming on Twitch using a mobile you will need;

  • First, you need a mobile or a device that you can stream. Mostly, newer model devices can be used to stream.
  • Fast internet connection you can use to live stream. Usually, 5 Mbps or higher is recommended.
  • A game or games you want to stream on Twitch.
  • Twitch app.
  • An app or software that supports streaming.

If you have all the above, you can start to set up your settings and stream on Twitch. There are many ways you can stream mobile games on Twitch. But to stream using mobile phones you need a streaming app.

There are various apps you can choose from, but install the free app as they are better. These apps will mirror your phone screen and show what you are playing on Twitch. Now, we will discuss the ways you can stream games on your mobile.

StreamLabs app

streamlabs app

StreamLabs app is a streaming app available for both Android and iOS. You can download it from your Google PlayStore or AppStore. After downloading and installing it on your phone for free, follow the following steps to start streaming on Twitch;

  • First, pen the StreamLabs app by clicking on the app icon on your home screen.
  • Then, Log in to your Twitch app in your StreamLabs app, by selecting the “Log in with the Twitch app” button that will be on display.
  • You will be directed to the application’s main screen.
  • On the main screen’s right top corner, you will see the “Stream” icon. Click on it.
  • A text box will appear after a few seconds, letting you know that by clicking on “Start Now” you can Live Stream, and everything on your phone’s display will be Live.
  • By clicking on the ‘three dots’ icon on your screen, you can edit your live streaming information.
  • Tap it to choose or edit your stream name, and provide information about your streaming. Next, tap okay to save the information and start playing your game.
  • Now you will be on Live, and everything you do on your phone will be displayed through the Twitch app, to anyone willing to watch you.

StreamLabs app is a Live Streaming app where you can go Live on YouTube, Twitch, and Mixer. Likewise, it is an app you should give a try if you plan on playing games Live and Streaming them in the Twitch app.

Mobcrush app

mobcrush app

If you are willing to Live Stream your gaming on Twitch on your mobile, Mobcrush is another great option. It is available for all iOS and Android devices. Download it in AppStore or PlayStore for free. Follow the following steps to start streaming;

  • After installing the app on your mobile, first, visit the Mobcrush website to Signup. Because, at the moment, you don’t have the option to Signup through your Mobcrush app, but can sign in through it using Google, Facebook, or your Mobcrush account.
  • After you sign in on your Mobcrush app, you will be directed to the main screen of the app. Here, you can also watch other gamers streaming, too.
  • To stream, you select the options on the top left corner icon, and will see a list.
  • Select “Broadcast” from the options.
  • You will have to select which platform you are going to stream.
  • Select “Twitch” from the dropdown list.
  • Connect your Twitch app by providing the information asked.
  • Then select the game you want to stream. If the game you want to stream is not listed, select “other”.
  • Edit the name of your broadcast title on the “Broadcast Title” bar. Select “Enable Chat Messages”.
  • To save all the info, select “Save Broadcast Settings”.
  • Now open the game you want to stream, on your iOS device, go to “Control Center” and tap on the “Screen Record”icon. Select “Mobcrush” on the list.
  • If you want to do commentary on the game, on the “Microphone Audio”.
  • Now click on “Start Broadcast” and within seconds you will be streaming your game.
  • Tap on the red timestamp to end your streaming.

Whatever app you are streaming, you go live on the Mobcrush app, too, when you use the Mobcrush app to go live. And you can select multiple apps to stream at the same time, by selecting other apps you want to stream.

For iOS devices, you have to enable Access Within Apps on  Screen Recording on your Control Center, so you can stream on any app.

Twitch app

twitch app

Though there are apps that you can use to stream on Twitch, there is always the option of streaming using the Twitch app.

  • First, open the “Twitch” app and then log in to your Twitch account.
  • On the top left corner, click on the “profile”, then tap on “Go Live”.
  • Choose the streaming options and the game you want to play.
  • Edit the title, descriptions, and other information.
  • Adjust the volume, then click on the purple icon, and you will be streaming in seconds.

There are also other apps you can install to stream on Twitch, but the above-mentioned apps have more good reviews from gamers.