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Twitch social sign in

You can enable users to sign up and sign in using their Twitch credentials. To enable this, you’ll need a Twitch account and some developer know-how.

Before you begin

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Enable Twitch 2FA — Sign up for a Twitch account and enable two-factor authentication (2FA). You will need your mobile number and an authenticator app e.g. Google authenticator, to do this.

Get the Kinde callback URL

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. In the Social authentication section, select Add connection.
  3. Select Twitch and then select Save.
  4. On the Twitch tile, select Configure.
  5. In the Callback URL section:
    1. If you use Kinde’s domain as your default, copy the Kinde domain URL.
    2. If you use a custom domain (and want to use it as the callback) select the Use custom domain instead switch and copy the Custom domain URL.
  6. Use the copied Callback URL to set up the app, see below.

Register a Twitch app

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  1. Go to the Twitch developer console and select Applications.
  2. Select Register your application.
  3. Enter a name and the Kinde callback URL you copied above.
  4. Select the Category as an Application Integration.
  5. Select Create.

See the Twitch docs for additional help.

Get app Client ID and Client secret

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  1. In the Application section in Twitch, select Manage next to your application.
  2. Copy the Client ID.
  3. Select New secret and when prompted, confirm.
  4. Copy and paste the Client ID and Client Secret into a text file or somewhere you can easily copy them.

Add Twitch credentials to Kinde

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  1. In Kinde, go to Settings > Authentication.
  2. On the Twitch tile, select Configure.
  3. Paste the Client ID and Client secret from the app into the relevant fields.
  4. Select which applications will allow Twitch SSO.
  5. Select Save.

Users will now see Twitch as an option to sign up and sign in to the selected applications.

When an email is not provided

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Twitch does not require an email for sign up, but Kinde does. So if a user signs up with Twitch and an email is not detected, we will ask for one.

The user only needs to provide their email once, then they can sign in via Twitch without disruption.

If the email they provide is already detected in Kinde, we will automatically link the accounts so as not to duplicate.