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Nov 16, 2021

Streamlabs Console FAQ

Get answers to the most common questions about Streamlabs Studio and get started live streaming from your Xbox today!

Last Updated on November 30, 2022

What Is Streamlabs Console?

Streamlabs Console is a web-based broadcasting studio that allows console streamers to create an engaging live stream using viewer engagement tools made by Streamlabs

How Does It Work?

Streamers can choose “Streamlabs” as a destination within the Twitch app, log in to Streamlabs Console to customize their stream, and Streamlabs Console will broadcast the stream to Twitch along with any personalized widgets, overlays, or webcam included by the streamer. Check out our full guide on getting started for more info.

Do I Need a PC?

No, when you broadcast from the Twitch app, the stream is sent to Streamlabs Console, which compiles all of your alerts, overlays, and widgets and then broadcasts that to Twitch. You can visit Streamlabs Console from any mobile device to make adjustments to your stream or add additional widgets. 

Do I Need a Capture Card?

No, with Streamlabs Console, a PC or capture card is no longer required to create a high-quality live stream. Streamlabs Console allows console streamers to add alerts, overlays, and widgets to their streams in the same way pros do while maintaining an intuitive and simple-to-use solution.

Do I Need an External Mic?

We recommend plugging in a headset with an integrated mic directly into your controller. Doing this will reduce latency and create a better experience for your viewers. We will add the ability to support external mics separate from your Xbox in the future.

Do I Need a Webcam?

Streamlabs Console works on any mobile device, meaning you can add your phone’s camera as your webcam. However, we recommend plugging in an external webcam directly into the USB port of your Xbox console. Twitch will automatically detect your camera and add it to your live stream.

How Can I Customize My Alerts?

We connect your alerts to your Streamlabs account. To customize these widgets, log into Streamlabs.com, sign in using Twitch, and visit our widgets dashboard to customize each one. You can also apply a theme to use its design for your alerts, chatbox, and recent events widget.

How Much Is Streamlabs Console?

Streamlabs Console is available for $4.99 USD a month or $49.99 USD annually.

Can I Add Different Scenes?

Yes, Streamlabs Console comes with default graphics and images for Starting Soon, Be Right Back, and Stream Ending Soon scenes. You can also upload custom images on your own.

What Is Auto Live?

When you toggle on Auto Live, your stream will automatically start when you press “Go Live” from the Twitch app. When you toggle Auto Live off, you’ll have to manually press “Go Live” from Streamlabs Console to start your stream.

Can I Trial Streamlabs Console Before Paying?

Yes, we offer a 7-day free trial to allow you to test all of the features in Streamlabs Console.

Can I Cancel My Subscription at Any Time?

Yes, you can unsubscribe at any time. Your cancellation will be effective at the end of the prepaid period (when the year or month expires). Please consider that both subscriptions (monthly and annual) are recurring; therefore, if you wish to unsubscribe, you should cancel your subscription before your prepaid period ends.


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