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How to Upload Emotes and Badges on Twitch

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When you have finally reached the milestones for Twitch Affiliate, you will be able to submit emotes to Twitch. Once they are approved, the subscribers on your channel will be able to use your emotes to react to your content and share them on other channels as well. 

How to Upload Your Emotes to Twitch

To upload your emotes to Twitch you need to complete the following:

Step 1: Go to your creator dashboard and locate the affiliate tab under the preferences section in the left-hand sidebar. 

Step 2: At that point, you will need to find the subscriptions section and click on the emotes option. 

Step 3: Here you will be able to choose to upload emotes in tier 1, tier 2, or tier 3.

Step 4: Upload each image size to the provided fields and submit them to Twitch. When they have been approved, they will automatically be added to your Twitch account. 

How to Delete Your Twitch Emotes

If you want to delete one of your Twitch emotes, you can do so by completing the following: 

Step 1: Go to your creator dashboard and locate the affiliate tab under the preferences section in the left-hand sidebar. 

Step 2: At that point, you will need to find the subscriptions section and click on the emotes option. 

Step 3: In your emote settings, click the “Edit” button at the top-right side of the screen. 

Step 4: Check off the emotes you want to delete. 

Step 5: Click the delete button at the bottom of the screen.

Designing Good Emotes

Occasionally, Twitch emotes are rejected because they don’t meet the terms. Make emotes that your viewers will want to use and that fit well in your community. 

Check out our Twitch emote guide for tips and ideas on how to design your emotes. Professionally designed emotes will always be your best bet as they offer real value to your channel. In fact, as your channel emotes are the tangible benefit that subscribers receive, they are worth the investment. 

Here are our favorite places to get the best Twitch emotes:

  • Own3D – not only does Own3D create packs of emotes that you can purchase, but they also have an emote generator that you use to create emotes customized to your personal look. 
  • Fiverr – if you want fully custom emotes, you can find a designer on Fiverr. There are several different creators with a broad range of skills and price range. 

Conclusion

You will need to add, replace, or delete emotes throughout your Twitch career. As you grow and your community changes, you can update your emotes to better match what they enjoy. 

About the Author

Lachlan

Lachlan, also known as Eljayem_ on Twitch, has a background in video production. He is passionate about combining his love for video with community building. He’s been playing video games since he was old enough to steal his Brothers GameBoy Colour, copy of Pokemon Blue, and accidentally waste his Master Ball on a Dratini.

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