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How to Set Up Discord Notifications for Facebook Gaming

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Are you a Facebook streamer either through the Level Up or managed Partner program, and do you also have a Discord server? Do you now want your live notifications to also reach the members of your server? Then this might be the guide for you, here is a small but simple guide on how you can set up the notifications, how to stop them and why you might want to set them up.

How to Set up Discord Notifications

Before you can even set up the Discord notifications, you need to make sure that you are a member of Level Up and a managed partner on Facebook. Besides being a managed partner and a member of Level Up, you need to make sure you have also done the following things.

  • You have a Discord account.
  • You have a Discord server.
  • You have a Facebook Gaming Creator Page.
  • You have implemented OBS or XSplit to go live on Facebook.

After having done the above things, you have to open Discord on your server and follow these steps.

  1. Step 1

    Go to your server settings.

  2. Step 2

    Go to the integrations tab.

  3. Step 3

    Create a new webhook.

  4. Step 4

    Name the webhook, which will show up as a “bot” later.

  5. Step 5

    Upload an image for the “bot”, this will be it’s profile picture.

  6. Step 6

    Choose what channel it needs to send the notifications too.

  7. Step 7

    Copy the URL of the webhook to your clipboard.

  8. Step 8

    Save the webhook.

Now you need to go over to Facebook to set up the last few things. Depending on if you’re a managed partner or a Level Up member you will have to do the following

  1. Step 1

    If you are a managed partner go to your live dashboard, which you can find by going to Creator Studio then find the Creative tools and lastly go to Live dashboard.

  2. Step 2

    If you are a Level Up member, you have to find your streamer dashboard.

  3. Step 3

    Now you have to go to the actions section.

  4. Step 4

    Go to Discord Notifications.

  5. Step 5

    Paste the webhook URL you copied in step 6 of the discord setting.

  6. Step 6

    Click set Webhook.

You have successfully set up your discord notifications for your Facebook live.

How to Stop Discord Notifications

There could always be a reason that you want to stop the notifications of you going live on Facebook. It might be, because you stopped streaming, you found a different website to stream or you have found a different way of setting these up. Luckily it’s very simple to stop these notifications, all you need to do is the following.

  1. Step 1

    Go to your Live dashboard in Creator Studio or your Streamer Dashboard.

  2. Step 2

    Head over to Actions.

  3. Step 3

    Select Discord notifications.

  4. Step 4

    Click on remove webhook.

That’s how you stop the Discord notifications again, it’s even easier than setting them up.

Reasons to Set Up Notifications

There could be various reasons as to why you would want to set up Discord notifications.

  1. Step 1

    Your server members don’t normally watch you on Facebook, this way you will also reach them.

  2. Step 2

    People in your server have turned off go live notifications on Facebook, but still want to watch you live.

  3. Step 3

    You can focus on streaming, while the webhook sends out the notification to everyone else.

  4. Step 4

    If the notifications go to an announcement channel, it can be reached by various other communities, which makes it easier to be discovered.

Conclusion

And that’s how you set up Discord notifications and stop them again. Now all you have to worry about is what you stream, how you stream, but most importantly to have fun. Like it’s said in the beginning it’s fairly simple to set up, you might have to go through a few steps, but at the end of the day, you’ll have it set up and it will be one less worry on your list.

About the Author

Onyxia

Onyxia is a content creator college student from the Netherlands, who recently got into streaming. She loves to share her knowledge and love for writing and streaming with people and is also passionate about building an understanding and open-minded community.

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