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IRC Chat not working

NoSlack Dec 31, 2012 01:49PM PST

I must be doing something wrong but I can't figure it out. I've read the IRC connection guide. I am using mIRC. Here are my settings:

Options / Connect page / Nickname: noslack
Options / Servers page / Description: myfriendschannel
Options / Servers page / IRC Server: myfriendschannel.jtvirc.com
Options / Servers page / Ports: 6667
Options / Servers page / Password: mytwitchpassword

When I connect I type in /join #myfriendschannel and it takes me to an empty channel, but I know the channel isn't empty because I'm on TS with the guys that are in there.

I'm sure it's just a problem with the way I am doing things. Something silly that I am missing. Can anyone help?`

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spyparty: Jan 21, 2013 01:53PM PST
I'm having a different problem, but with the same net result, IRC access to twitch.tv chat is not working. I'm getting disconnects while trying to connect, exactly like this thread from the closed support forums: http://support.twitch.tv/discussion/8130/irc-servers-suddenly-fail

I've tried three different IRC clients, including mIRC. Is there a problem with the IRC interface right now?

Thanks,
Chris
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dharmaturtle: Jan 21, 2013 01:53PM PST
Make sure everything is in lower case, including the channel name.
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nanotechnician: Jan 22, 2013 11:07AM PST
I also can't seem to connect to any twitchTV irc streaming server, always getting unresolved host... im doing all the stuff step by step...
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Grifforzer: Jan 23, 2013 11:10AM PST
server "tmi6.justin.tv 6667" usually always work with mIRC/Xchat clients.
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spyparty: Feb 11, 2013 10:15AM PST
So the resolution of my problem (which is the same as http://support.twitch.tv/discussion/8130/irc-servers-suddenly-fail) is that my password had a space in it, and that was either making twitch's IRC server not work, or none of the 4 IRC clients I tried would work. I now have IRC working to twitch chat after I changed my password to not have spaces.
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EsCanavi: Aug 08, 2013 10:53AM PDT
Thanks god, or dharmaturtle!

Lower Caps in channel name solved my problem <3
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Freakazoid67216: Oct 14, 2014 10:50AM PDT
I have tried those changes in all the different clients that are available. I have tried IRC, I have tried KVIrc, I have tried HexChat, and I have even tried Xchat, I constantly get a Connection Unsuccessful each and every time
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BattleWinner: Jan 26, 2015 06:06PM PST
The issue i got is that i am doing everything correct and on mIRC the twitch irc server in server list isnt there pls help. tnx
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DHMountainBKR: Mar 31, 2015 02:15PM PDT
What I found was, I needed to change my Twitch password. logging in as facebookd did not help, but changing Twitch password and logging back in did the trick,
Good luck! :)
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