Connect Twitter to Restream

How do I stream to Twitter? How can I add my Twitter account to Restream? Twitter streaming requirements and setup instructions.

Updated over a week ago

In 2015 Twitter rolled out live streaming with Periscope and it quickly turned into the top mobile streaming platform but as years passed Periscope usage declined.

Recently Twitter shut down Periscope API and moved to Twitter API. You can now easily go live on Twitter via Restream using an automatic connection πŸŽ‰

In this article we'll cover:

How to connect Twitter to Restream πŸ”—

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Full instruction

1. Navigate to your Restream Dashboard and click on the "Add/Edit destination" button.

Restream Dashboard Add Destination

2. Choose the Twitter icon from the menu of destinations and click on "Connect Twitter".

Connect Twitter to Restream

3. You would then need to authorize Restream to access your Twitter account by clicking on "Authorize app".

Authorize Restream to access Twitter

You are now ready to stream to Twitter πŸš€

Streaming requirements

Attention! Follow these requirements to avoid issues with the quality of your broadcast.

Video Requirements



Suggested Bitrate

9Mbps (recommended) and 12Mbps (maximum)



Max Suggested Keyframe Interval

2 Seconds


1280x720 (recommended) and 1920 x 1080 (maximum)

Max Suggested Framerate


Audio Requirements




128 kbps

Max Suggested Sampling Rate

41.1 kHz

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