Emotes generally contain an image or even a text along with the image and definitely are more interesting than regular emoticons.
It is commonly used on Twitch and they converse with streamers or viewers more effectively and quickly. This article aims to provide you a guide on how to use Twitch Emotes on Discord by following a few simple steps.
If you happen to have a Nitro subscription for Discord, then you’ll be able to add your own kinds of emotes for your own server and you could also use those custom emotes in any chat or sever you wish to use.
No gamer can say that they are unaware of Twitch and Discord.
Gamers might not be using it regularly, however, it’s always best to have accounts on both platforms as you never know when and how they could be of some help.
Both platforms used to cater more towards gaming but are now used by everyone from various niches.
What Is Twitch?
Twitch is quite popular as a streaming platform and is used by quite a large number of people.
The platform can be used for certain features such as game streaming, listening to live radio, or maybe even live talk shows because it’s easier to set up and go live without much hassle.
What Is Discord?
Discord is your go-to voice chat while gaming.
The platform is used by gamers in such games who don’t have in-game audio chats at all. Not just for calls, it can be used as discussion rooms, and even video streaming a game or anything similar to that.
Here, in this article, we will provide you a guide on how to use Twitch Emotes on Discord.
Add Twitch Emotes on Discord
A twitch must already know that Emotes, is one of its best features in Twitch.
Unfortunately, Emotes are not available on Discord by default.
However, we have a surprise, that you can use Twitch Emotes on Discord by linking Twitch and Discord accounts.
To enjoy this feature, you will have to make some certain changes in settings that you will know in this guide.
Syncing Discord and Twitch account
We highly recommend to use a desktop during the process as it’ll make things faster and easier.
There is also a probability that on the Mobile version, you may not find some options that are required to use Twitch emotes in Discord.
The foremost requirement in the process is an internet connection , so make sure your device is connected to WiFi.
- First of all, you have to open Discord and log in with your account.
- Next, you have to click on the User Settings icon that’s shaped like a gear next to your name.
- Now, select the Connections tab on the left panel.
Here, select the Twitch icon.
- Now, sign into your Twitch account your system then simply click on Sync your account.
(If you have already signed in, then jump directly to the syncing)
- Once you’ve synced your accounts, head over to your own Discord server and open up its server settings.
- Here click on Integrations > Connect to sync your Twitch channel to your Discord server. We must bring it to your notice that you have to be a Twitch Affiliate, only then will the sync work between the channel and server.
How To Sync Subscriber Roles
Now, you have to go to your server’s settings and make changes to the roles for your Twitch subscribers.
Here, you will have a choice to control what they do and what they can’t do.
You will also have to inform your subscribers that in order to use the Twitch emotes in the Discord server they will have to synchronize their Twitch and Discord accounts.
There is also another way using which you can get those Twitch emotes into Discord without having to sync your Twitch account.
You can also add external emotes to be used in your server.
To do so, follow the below-given steps:
- First of all, head over to your server and click on server settings.
- Now, you are required to tap on Roles and scroll till you see the Use External Emojis option.
- Simply set the toggle to On and set this role to everyone in your channel or just to a handful of server moderators.
Add More Twitch Emotes On Discord
Thanks to BTTV, you can insert more emotes into your ever-growing collection.
BTTV or BetterTTV is a web browser extension module that allows your viewers to use emotes in the Twitch Chat.
You can also add this to your channel by simply syncing your Discord account and selecting what server you’d like to sync to make use of the Twitch emotes.
There could be times, where you may not have any sort of emotes for your own Twitch channel, so in that situation, what do you do?
Well, thankfully there is a place where you could find new emotes for your Twitch account and use them on Discord.
Onw3d literally serves as a treasure cave for the streamers as you’ll find everything for your stream over here.
Everything includes alerts, sound effects, emotes, badges, logos, avatars, and even panels that you can choose from to make your stream look like your own.
And to your surprise not only that, but it also allows you to make your own emotes to use on Twitch.
Now, that you access to many emotes, we must remind you that there are emotes which are not family-friendly, so be aware while using one.
Making use of the objectional emotes might throw around account warnings and Twitch will ban the emote.
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