Frequently Asked Questions

Which platforms support Test Streams?

Test Streams are currently supported on:

  • Desktop Web
  • Mobile Web
  • Xbox

Does Test Streaming work with Native Broadcasting on Windows 10 and Xbox?

Yes!

Do Test Streams work with Co-Streaming?

Not at this time.

How does Test Streaming work with Xbox Developer Accounts / Developer Kits?

If your Xbox Account is not in the following Sandboxes:

  • RETAIL
  • MSFT.1
  • MSFT.DEBUG
  • WJPTRC.0

Then when broadcasting your account will automatically be put into test stream mode. This will protect your project.

Can I use Test Streaming for a Private or Ticketed Event/Conference/Presentation?

No, this is not supported. Mixer is not a platform for Private content.

I'm a Mixer Partner can I use Test Streaming?

Yes, read this article for more information.

Can the link to access the test stream be generated before I go Live?

No, this is unfourtunately not possible.