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Upgrading your Twitch channel hosting šŸŽ„

Put your Twitch channel to work for you while you're offline! Moobot can auto host your chosen channels, picking the ones who are most beneficial to you.

Don't see the benefit? According to a study performed by Twitch themselves, Twitch streamers who use auto hosting see a 10% increase in their overall viewership!

And with Moobot's upgraded Twitch channel hosting, you'll see an even bigger impact on your Twitch channel!

Upgrading your Twitch channel hosting#

Follow these steps to activate Moobot's upgraded Twitch channel hosting:

  1. Open up the Ā«FeaturesĀ» menu from the main menu, then open the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu from there.The features menu
  2. While in the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu, find the Ā«Upgraded channel hostingĀ» feature and activate the toggle to the right-hand side of the feature to activate it.Deactivated toggle button
  3. Subscribe to the feature through the separate menu by clicking the Ā«SubscribeĀ» button and then go through that process.
  4. Grant the Ā«Twitch editor privilegesĀ» requirement by clicking the Ā«GrantĀ» button in the requirements menu and then go through that process.Granting the requirements
  5. You can now use and set up the feature!Activated toggle button

Auto hosting your chosen Twitch channels#

Moobot can auto host your chosen Twitch channels while you're offline.

Your Twitch channel will display the hosted channels until you go live again, or until you manually stop the hosting.

To activate auto hosting, activate the feature, and then follow these steps:

  1. Open up the Ā«FeaturesĀ» menu from the main menu, then open the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu from there.The features menu
  2. While in the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu, find the Ā«Upgraded channel hostingĀ» feature and use the Ā«SettingsĀ» button at the right-hand side of the feature to drop-down its menu. In the drop-down menu select the Ā«Auto-hostingĀ» option, which will open up the auto hosting menu.
  3. Activate the auto-hosting toggle at the top of the menu.Deactivated toggle button
  4. (Optional) Adjust the settings.
  5. Click the Ā«SaveĀ» button at the bottom of the menu to save the settings.
The auto hosting menu

Choosing which Twitch channels to auto host#

Moobot will pick a Twitch channel to auto host by choosing one from your list of channels.

Follow these steps to adjust the list:

  1. Open up the Ā«FeaturesĀ» menu from the main menu, then open the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu from there.The features menu
  2. While in the Ā«Special featuresĀ» menu, find the Ā«Upgraded channel hostingĀ» feature and use the Ā«SettingsĀ» button at the right-hand side of the feature to drop-down its menu. In the drop-down menu select the Ā«Hosting listĀ» option, which will open up a separate menu.
  3. In the hosting list menu you can add a channel to host by searching for and selecting one in the Ā«Add a channel...Ā» input, or remove a channel by clicking the Ā«RemoveĀ» button labeled as Ā«RemoveĀ» in the channel's entry.
The hosting list menu

Selecting the most beneficial channels to auto host#

Who to put on your auto host list is a tough decision, but Moobot can help you make that decision easier:

In the Ā«Host historyĀ» menu you can see when someone last hosted you on their channel, and if you ever hosted them back.

This list can help you decide who to host, get in touch with, or even collaborate with.

The host history menu

Adjusting how Moobot chooses its auto host target#

Follow these steps to adjust the settings for auto hosting:

  1. Activate auto hosting.
  2. In the Ā«Auto-hostingĀ» menu choose one of the following options:
    1. Host streams by which priority they are in the list.
    2. Host streams randomly from the list.
    3. Host the stream with the most viewers.
    4. Host the stream with the least viewers.
    5. Host the least recently hosted stream.
  3. Click the Ā«SaveĀ» button at the bottom of the menu to save the settings.

Setting your Twitch auto hosts to rotate automatically#

Moobot can rotate your auto hosted Twitch channels at a set interval.

You can enable this by activating the Ā«RotationĀ» toggle in the Ā«Auto-hostingĀ» menu and adjusting the minutes required between rotations.

You can also have Moobot only rotate when you are auto hosting, so that your manual hosts do not get interrupted by a rotation. Do this by activating the Ā«Only rotate streams when hosting someone from the hosting listĀ» checkbox.

Better control of your Twitch hosting#

You can use the upgraded Twitch hosting feature together with the Moobot dashboard to better control your hosting.

The hosting widget on your Moobot dashboard lets you and your Moobot editors start, pause and skip hosts. You can also manually host a channel on Twitch directly from the widget.

The hosting widget

This together with your Moobot's permission groups means that you can fine tune the control your editors have of your hosting.

That way they can keep the hosts going, without you having to worry about things getting out of hand while you're away.