How to Stream on Kick
Kick is a brand new streaming platform which launched in October 2022. Kick hopes to compete with other popular streaming platforms like Twitch.tv and YouTube. Like other platforms, it allows streamers to broadcast their favorite games and includes different categories to stream in. Big streamers including the controversial Adin Ross have confirmed their move to Kick with others like Felix “xQc” Lengyel not ruling out a move. Kick does not demand exclusivity from its streamers, giving them the flexibility other streaming platforms do not currently provide. Here is how to set up an account and stream on Kick.
How to stream on Kick
Kick supports all major live streaming applications including OBS (Open Broadcaster Software), XSplit and SLOBS. Let’s look at how you can set up your stream using OBS. Before you start streaming using OBS, you need to create an account on Kick. Head to the Kick website and sign up using the button on the top right corner of the page.
Once you fill in all your details and activate your account you can now set up your stream using a live streaming application. You can download OBS from the .
Once you download the software, make sure you are logged into the Kick.com account you wish to stream from and visit your creator dashboard. Then click the "Settings" menu item and click "Stream Key".
After you get the key, add your Kick Stream Key to OBS.
Change the service to "Custom..."
Paste the "Server" URL from your Kick Settings Page
Paste the "Stream Key" from your Kick Settings Page
After that, change your output settings according to your PC specs. To change your Output settings, click the Output option from the OBS Settings page. Once you have saved all your streaming settings, head to your Kick Creator Dashboard to set your Stream Title and Category.
Once you’ve set everything up, you can now take your stream live. Press the "Start Streaming" button from your OBS software. To end your live stream, click the "Stop Streaming" button in your OBS software.