As a Twitch streamer, keeping your audience engaged with your content is essential. One way to do this is by setting up raid alerts, which notify your viewers when your channel has been raided by another streamer, meaning someone sent their viewers to your channel to watch your stream alongside your loyal viewers. With Streamlabs, creating customized raid alerts that reflect your brand and personality is easy. In this article, we'll guide you through setting up Twitch raid alerts using Streamlabs.\
How to Set Up Twitch Raid Alerts (Streamlabs Desktop)
- Launch the Streamlabs Desktop application on your computer.
- From the stream editor, navigate to Sources.
- Under Sources, search for Alerts. Double-click, then select Add Source.
- The Alert Box should now appear under your Sources. Double-click again to begin editing your alerts.
- Once you're on the editing window for the Alert Box, select Raid.
- Next, customize the settings of your Raid Alert by adding a new image, text, animations, etc.
- Select the Play Button next to the Raid tab in the left navigation panel to test the raid alert. That's it! Your raid alerts are set up.
How to Set Up Twitch Raid Alerts (Streamlabs Dashboard)
Alternatively, you can change your Raid Alerts via Streamlabs Dashboard by following the below steps.
- Navigate to the Alert Box settings via your Streamlabs Dashboard.
- Once on the Alert Box settings page, select Raids from the center navigation panel.
- Next, customize the settings of your Raid Alert by adding a new image, text, animations, etc. Once you're done customizing your Raid alerts. Select Save Settings towards the bottom of the page.
- To test your new Raid Alerts, select Test Raids, which will send an alert to your stream editor in Streamlabs Desktop.
As you can see, setting up raid alerts is quite simple whether you do it from your Streamlabs Dashboard or via Streamlabs Desktop. Try adding raid alerts to your live stream, and let us know how it goes on Twitter!