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5 Ways To Stream Xbox On Discord?

Learn how to setup and stream your Xbox gameplay on discord using different methods such as Direct Streaming, Xbox Companion App, Xbox App and more.

Streaming Xbox games on Discord is a great way to share your gaming moments with friends and build a community. However, a lot of people often get confused with how to stream Xbox on Discord. 

Key Takeaways 

  • Thanks to Xbox’s latest update, you can stream your gameplay directly from Xbox to Discord. 
  • You can also stream your Xbox gameplay on Discord from Xbox Companion App and Xbox App. 
  • Linking your Xbox and Twitch accounts is another way to stream your Xbox gameplay on Discord. 

How To Stream Xbox On Discord? 

There are multiple ways to stream Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One gameplay on Discord. In this section, we’ll discuss all the methods to do it. 

WARNING: Make sure  you have a fast internet connection, as a slow one will prevent you from streaming properly.

Streaming Directly From Xbox

Last year, Xbox added the ability for users to talk in voice chats directly from the Discord app installed on their Xbox consoles. Now they’ve released an update that allows users to stream their Xbox gameplay directly to Discord voice chats. 

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Linking Xbox And Discord Accounts

To begin streaming your Xbox game on Discord, you first need to link both your Microsoft account and Discord accounts together. 

Here’s how to do it: 

  1. Open the Discord app on your PC and select User Settings.
    Continue To Stream Xbox On Discord
    Continue – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  2. Go to Connections and click on the Xbox logo. 
    Connections then Xbox
    Connections then Xbox – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  3. Select “Continue” and link your Microsoft account to your Discord account. 
    Connected Xbox to Discord
    Connected Xbox to Discord – (Image by Tech4Gamers)

Setting Up Discord On Xbox

Once both of your accounts are connected, you can now proceed with streaming your game by setting up Discord on your Xbox. 

Follow these steps: 

  1. On your Xbox controller, press the Xbox button.
  2. In the Parties & Chats tab, select “Discord”.
  3. Choose the server your want to stream your Xbox gameplay in.
    Select Server
    Select Server – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  4. Now select the voice channel.
    Join a voice channel
    Join a voice channel – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  5. Once you’ve joined, select the “Stream your game” option to begin streaming.
    Stream your game
    Stream your game – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
 Important: Your Xbox console should be updated to the latest version to use this feature. 

Xbox Console Companion App 

The Xbox Companion App allows you to easily stream your Xbox One gameplay to Discord, enabling your friends to watch and interact with you. However, this feature isn’t available for Xbox Series S | X.  

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Enabling Game Streaming On Xbox:  

To stream your Xbox gameplay on Discord, you’ll need to enable game streaming on your Xbox console.  

Here’s how: 

  1. On your Xbox, go to “Settings.”

    Settings – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  2. Select “Devices & connections” > “Remote features.” 

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    Enable Remote features – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  3. Turn on “Enable remote features.” 

    Enable remote features
    Enable remote features – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  4. Make a note of your Xbox’s IP address. 

Setting Up Discord For Xbox Streaming

Now that your Xbox is ready for streaming, let’s configure Discord to show your gameplay: 

  1. Open Discord on your computer or mobile device. 
  2. Create a new server or choose an existing one where you want to stream. 

    Create a Discord server
    Create a Discord server – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  3. Set up a voice channel where you’ll chat with your audience while streaming. 
  4. Invite your friends to the server and channel. 

Initiating Xbox Game Streaming on Discord

  1. Launch the Xbox Console Companion app on your computer.
  2. Click “Connection” > “Add a device.”
    Connections To Stream Xbox On Discord
    Connections – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  3. Enter the Xbox IP address you noted down earlier.
    Enter Xbox IP address
    Enter Xbox IP address – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  4. Select your Xbox console from the list of available devices.
  5. Your Xbox will display a pairing code. Enter this code in the Xbox Console Companion app.
  6. Once connected, go back to Discord and start a voice call in the designated channel.
  7. In the voice call, click on the “Screen” icon and select your Xbox Companion App screen from the options.
    Share Your Screen To Stream Xbox On Discord
    Share Your Screen – (Image by Tech4Gamers)

Capture Card 

Using a capture card lets you stream your Xbox gameplay directly to your PC, which you can then share on Discord. 

Follow these steps: 

  1. Connect your Xbox to the capture card using HDMI cables. 
  2. Connect the capture card to your PC via USB. 
  3. Launch your capture card software on your PC. 
  4. Start playing a game on your Xbox. 
  5. Open Discord and initiate a voice or video call with your friends. 
  6. In Discord, select your capture card as the video source. 

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Xbox App 

The Xbox app on Windows 10 allows you to stream your Xbox Series X | S as well as Xbox One games to your PC, which you can then share on Discord. 


  1. Open the Xbox app on your PC.
    Xbox App
    Xbox App – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  2. Sign in with your Xbox Live account. 
  3. Connect your Xbox console to the same network as your PC. 
  4. Start playing a game on your Xbox. 
  5. In the Xbox app, click on the top left “Consoles” option and select your Xbox console.
    Connect your console
    Connect your console – (Image by Tech4Gamers)
  6. Open Discord, initiate a call and share your Xbox app window.
    Screen Share
    Screen Share – (Image by Tech4Gamers)

Twitch Integration 

If you have a Twitch account, you can stream your Xbox gameplay to Twitch and share the link on Discord. 


  1. Link your Xbox account with your Twitch account. 
  2. Start playing a game on your Xbox and begin streaming to Twitch. 
  3. Open Discord, start a call, and share your Twitch stream link. 

Troubleshooting Tips

While streaming your Xbox gameplay on Discord, you can run into a number of issues. If this happens, you should have some troubleshooting methods in mind. Also, check out our guide on How to clean your Xbox. 

Here’s what to do if you run into some problems while streaming.

  • If your Xbox controller isn’t recognized, make sure it’s connected properly, and drivers are up to date.
  • If your stream quality is poor, check your internet connection and consider lowering game graphics settings.
  • For audio issues, ensure your Xbox audio settings are correct, and Discord is allowed to access your microphone.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I share my Xbox screen on Discord?

You can share your Xbox screen on Discord directly by using a capture card, using the Xbox app or Xbox Console Companion app, and more.

Can I cast my Xbox to my PC?

Yes, you can cast your Xbox Series X | S and Xbox One gameplay on your PC using Xbox app or Xbox Console Companion app.

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