GetInTouch is a Twitch Extension which lets viewers of a stream control cool gadgets during streaming. To use the features GetInTouch has to offer you have to install
an application on your PC, this application will find all supported gadgets and provide them to the Twitch Extension.
After that you can easily configure your gadgets on the configuration page of the Twitch Extension.
This tutorial will show you how to use GetInTouch in your stream.
To install the Twitch Extension, follow these steps:
|1.||Go to your dashboard.|
|2.||Click on menu entry "Extensions" on the left side.|
Search for GetInTouch.
|4.||Click on install.|
|5.||Click on Configure.|
|6.||You will get a key for your GetInTouch application. Keep on installing it.|
Download the application. This is a Windows program which connects the gadgets to the Twitch Extension.
|Enter your key|
After running the application you will be asked for a key. This is the key you got on the Twitch Extension configuration page.
When the application is connected, it will appear in the system tray as a green icon.
You are all set now, get ready to configure your gadgets.
|Enable editing mode|
Before you can change something on your gadgets you have to enable editing mode on your Extension configuration site. When you are in edit mode, the Extension will be locked for your viewers, so the viewers won't be able to trigger gadgets.
You have options to configure each gadget. You can change the icon and description of a gadget and specify the amount of Bits viewers have to spend to activate it. Also, you can choose which gadget will be available to viewers by activating it.
If you click on the icon on the left side, you can change a gadget's icon.
This icon will be shown in the gadget list visible to your viewers.
You can give an individual short name to each gadget (up to 40 characters).
|Change Description and Image
When you click on the gear, the advanced configuration pane will be opened.
There you can describe the gadget and what will happen if the viewer triggers it.
Additionally, you may upload a picture for each gadget.
Depending on the gadget, there will be a duration field.
With this setting you can choose how long the gadget will be activated.
For some gadgets (e.g. color lights), you can set this to zero, which means that the last color stays until the next viewer triggers a color.
The viewer has to spend this amount of Bits before the gadget may get activated.
It is also possible to configure gadgets with 0 Bits, so viewers don't have to spend Bits for this action.
You may use the preview button to activate a gadget for test purpose. After pressing the button you'll see the same view/window which your viewers will see if they activate the gadget.
This gives you the possibility to test your gadget. No Bits are needed for testing.
If you have setup everything for the gadget and you are satisfied with its preview, you can activate the gadget for your viewers by setting the tick on the left side of the row.
Only gadgets with activated ticks will be visible to your viewers!
By clicking on the arrows you can move a gadget up and down on the list.
The gadgets will get presented to your viewers in the same order.
To remove a gadget from the list, it has to be absent.
Every time a gadget is found by your GetInTouch application, the gadget will be added to the list again. If you don't want to use a gadget just deactivate it.
|Activate for your viewers
Don't forget to activate the Extension for your viewers in your Dashboard.
You can choose between three types: