How to Fix Failed to Fetch Settings from Twitch Error

Is this thing on?

If you’re a Twitch streamer, you know the complications that can arise during the set-up process. Authentication keys, video, and audio settings, capture devices, and codec errors – it’s a lot to take in. Recently, a sizeable amount of Twitch streamers have been reporting a unique error occurring through the Streamlabs OBS program that reads, “Failed to fetch settings from Twitch”. Are you a streamer that’s having trouble going live? Read on to learn how to fix the Failed to Fetch Settings from Twitch error.

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How To Fix Failed To Fetch Settings From Twitch Error

If you can’t seem to get Streamlabs OBS to recognize your Twitch settings, preventing you from going live, try these steps below:

1) Restart Streamlabs OBS as administrator

  • Use the Windows Start Menu to search for Streamlabs OBS
  • Once found, right-click and click Run as administrator
  • Click your profile picture in the upper-right corner of Streamlabs OBS
  • Click Logout
  • Close Streamlabs OBS, and open it once again as administrator using the previous steps
  • Login to Streamlabs OBS with your Twitch account

2) Streamlabs OBS Auto-Optimizer

  • Run Streamlabs OBS as administrator (see previous step)
  • On the bottom-left corner, click the Settings button
  • In the General tab, click Auto Optimize
  • Allow the process to complete, then click Next

Related: Twitch: How to Fix Could Not Access the Specified Channel or Stream Key Error

3) Double-check your Twitch Stream Key

  • On Twitch, click on your profile picture at the top-right
  • Click on Creator Dashboard
  • On the left, click the Settings drop-down menu and click Stream
  • Under Primary Stream Key, click the Show button
  • Copy the revealed Stream Key
  • In Streamlabs OBS, click the Settings button
  • Click the Stream tab and paste your Twitch Stream Key in the field

If you’re still having trouble, you can try contacting Streamlabs OBS support for assistance. If this guide was helpful, check out our other guides on Prima Games.


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