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.
Each gadget can be activated and deactivated separately.
Set the checkbox on the left side of your configuration panel to activate the appropiate gadget.
Only gadgets with activated ticks will be visible for your viewers!
To change the order of gadgets, just move them via drag & drop to the position you want.
You have multiple options to configure each gadget. Press on the config button to configure the individual settings of a gadget.
If you click on the icon on the left side, you can change the gadget icon.
This icon will be shown in the gadget list visible to your viewers.
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 can give an individual short name to each gadget (up to 40 characters).
The description should describe the gadget and explain the viewer what will happen if he triggers it.
|Upload an Image
Optionally you can upload an image of the gadget that your viewers see it.
This image will be displayed beside the description. It will be scaled and cutted to a square of 200 x 200 pixels.
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.
To remove a gadget from the list, it has to be absent.
If the gadget is absent, you will find a delete button on the top right corner of the config of the gadget.
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:
Sometimes you may want to stream without using GetInTouch.
You can deactivate the panel for viewers very fast with the "Extension enabled" checkbot on the top.
This checkbox is also available on your GetInTouch live view panel on Twitch Dashboard.