Restream Chat Message Filtering

Learn how to filter certain messages from appearing in Restream Chat.

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Written by Lawson Zeugin
Updated over a week ago

Whether you have a command bot and don't want to see the messages or you're trying to keep your stream clean, you can use Message Filtering to prevent certain types of messages from appearing in the application.

1. To enable Message Filtering, go to your Restream Chat Settings and select Filtering.

2. From this section, you can do a few things:

Message filtering on Restream Chat
  • Hide common chat bots

    When enabled, this will filter out messages from commonly used chat bots. This can be useful if you have a periodic message setup and don't want to be notified every time. 

  • Hide commands starting with '!'

    When enabled, it will prevent messages starting with '!' from appearing in Restream chat. This command is commonly used with chat bots. 

  • Muting

    Enter a username into the "Chatter name" field and click "Mute" to prevent messages from a certain user appearing in the Restream chat. 

  • Word Filtering

    Enter a word or phrase and click "Filter" to prevent matching messages from appearing. This can be useful for keeping curse words from appearing in Restream Chat. 

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