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How to Fix ‘OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch’ Error

How to Fix ‘OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch’ Error
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How to Fix ‘OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch’ Error

Twitch being down causes all sorts of problems across the board, including the OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch error.

Seeing as OBS is such a big part of streaming on Twitch, there is a pretty significant issue if you can’t make it work with the stream you are trying to start. There are some pretty easy fixes, though something like this could also be a problem with Twitch itself. Here’s how to fix the OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch error.

At the moment there is a definite problem with Twitch, they just put out this recent tweet:

Likely if you are seeing this problem right now in OBS it is entirely a Twitch problem and not something you can correct yourself. However, there are still a couple of things you can do if you aren’t sure of the cause.

OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch Error Fix

The first thing to do is to check the Twitter account, @TwitchSupport. This is incredibly useful and very well up-to-date to keep you aware of any issues that are only happening on Twitch.

Seeing as there have also been reports that this error can be caused by the OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) version being out of date, digging into OBS itself is also never a bad move. To check if you have an OBS update, open the application, and under the Help menu at the top click Check for New Update. OBS will now pretty quickly tell you whether or not there is an update to be found.

For a quicker way, you can just compare the version shown in the top corner of your application to the version shown on the OBS website.

If there is an update, it should straighten out whatever issues you are having and get you back up and running for any future Twitch streams.

This should solve the issue and be everything you need to know for how to fix the OBS Failed to Load Channel Information for Twitch error. If you happen to be also getting the Twitch error 2000, we have a fix for that as well.

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