How to Fix Twitch Connection Error on XBOX Series S/X

Xbox gaming console by Microsoft is one of the gaming devices which gamers dream of. Some of us enjoy the games by playing them while some of us enjoy viewing the streamed game played by players. Twitch is one such platform. Twitch will allow a gamer to stream their game content while they play. With nearly 140 million active users monthly for the Twitch app, the possibilities for monetization and fame are good for a gamer. In order to stream the gaming content, we must ensure the connection is perfect between the console and streaming app. Some users face connection issues while trying to stream their game on Twitch. Let us see how to fix it.


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Prerequisites before you start with fixing the issue.

  • Ensure your Xbox has the latest software update installed.
  • Ensure your Twitch app is of the latest software version.

Method 1: Restart your XBOX Console

Restarting the Xbox will refresh its software and remove any temporary data that can be causing this error.

Step 1: Press the Xbox button, you can find this on your controller.

 

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Step 2: In the menu select Profile & system and select Settings.

 

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Step 3:  Under Settings, go to the General tab, select Sleep Mode & startup.

 

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Step 4: Select Restart Now in Sleep mode & startup options.

 

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Step 5: Confirmation dialogue will appear for restart action, select Yes.

 

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Note: After the Xbox has restarted try to connect to Twitch and start streaming. Check whether the issue is resolved.

Method 2: Restart the Router or Networking Equipment

The issue could also be with your router or the internet connection. Sometimes a simple restart of the network can resolve the issue. To fix this unplug the power outlet from your router or modem and wait for a few minutes before re-plugging it for connection. You can replace the wireless connection of the Xbox with a wired connection to see if the problem is resolved.

Method 3:  Perform a Network Test

We can try checking the type of connection that is available for your Xbox currently.

Step 1: Press the Xbox button, you can find this on your controller.

 

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Step 2: in the menu select Profile & System and select Settings.

 

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Step 3:  Under Settings, go to the General tab, select Network settings.

 

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Step 4: Select Test Network Connection from Network settings.

 

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Step 5: After analyzing the network connection it will show if any problems. If no problem is present it will show It’s all good, select CONTINUE.

 

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Step 6: Next select Test network speed & statistics from Network Settings.

 

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Step 7: You will receive information on network speed. Compare the results with the recommended speeds needed for streaming.

 

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Method 4: Reinstall the Twitch App

Step 1: Go to Xbox Home and search for Twitch App.

 

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Step 2: Select Twitch and press the Menu button on your controller. Select Manage app.

 


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Step 3: Select Uninstall All in the dialogue box that appears.

 

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Step 4: Now you can reinstall the Twitch App.

 

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Hope you can stream back on Twitch now!! Tell us in the comments which method worked best for you. Happy Reading!!

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