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How to find your live stream key on X (Twitter)

If you have access to Media Studio Producer and want to go live on X (Twitter) via encoding software, you will need a stream key to do so. Here’s how to find a stream key for X (Twitter) Live:

  1. Log into your Twitter account and go to
  2. Click Sources.
  3. Click Create Source in the top right corner.
  4. Give your new source a name, ensure RTMP is selected, and select your region. Click Create.
  5. Under RTMP stream key, you’ll see your stream key.
  6. When you’ve copied and pasted and your stream key into your preferred streaming software, you can click Done.
  7. In the Media Studio Producer, click Broadcasts.
  8. Click Create Broadcast.
  9. Enter your broadcast’s name and description and add an image. Under Source, select the source you just created.
  10. When you’re ready to go live, start your stream from your broadcasting software.

If you don’t want to download encoding software to go live on X, you can try Restream Studio instead. Simply X as a channel to your Restream account, and you can go live from Restream Studio, our browser-based live streaming solution. (Note: Your X account needs an X Premium subscription to go live. You can learn more here.)

Restream lets you add professional effects and features to your broadcast, such as inviting up to six guests (and nine guests with a paid plan), adding your logo and custom graphics, sharing your screen, playing local video files, displaying your live chat, and more.