How To Get Free Bits On Twitch

You don't have to pay for bits on Twitch if you don't want to. Here's a guide on how to get free bits on Twitch very easily.

After Bits were introduced to Twitch, they immediately became the platform’s official and signature currency. Needless to say, the Bits system is well-designed and works excellently as a way to support content creators.

According to the Twitch community, showing support to streamers by “cheering” with Bits is the fresh official way to give. Up until now, there has been only positive feedback regarding it.

With that said, Bits are more than just a Twitch feature. They are a currency which on the platform are treated as seriously as “traditional” money.

Both broadcasters and viewers are constantly looking for new ways to get free Twitch Bits, and if you are too, we will teach you exactly how to do that in the guide below.

Without more delay, here’s what you need to know.

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Twitch Bits Farming Through Surveys

It was once possible for viewers to earn Twitch Bits by watching advertisements. This was probably the most time-effective method of “farming” this currency.

However, Twitch decided to cancel that, and now the only remaining way to earn free Bits on Twitch is by completing surveys.

Luckily, it’s easy to do and doesn’t require much effort, but you shouldn’t expect to make serious amounts as surveys usually only appear once or twice per month.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open TwitchRPG in your browser of choice.
    Note: This is a website created by the Twitch staff, and the RPG acronym stands for Research Power Group. The site is safe and used by many Twitch community members.
  2. The sign-in process begins with entering your e-mail address in the relevant field, as shown in the image below.
    TwitchRPG sign in
    Note: If you are not a member, create an account by clicking Join our community and completing the registration process.

While registering, the website will ask you to choose a country. Please note that some countries are not eligible, and if you happen to live in one of them, you will be unable to complete the surveys to earn bits.

That is why we recommend choosing one of the more popular countries. In our case, the United Kingdom worked just fine. If any geo-related issues occur, you can always activate a VPN. We have a thorough guide for the best VPN products if you don’t know where to start.

After choosing a country, a Connect with Twitch button will appear on your screen. Connect your Twitch account, and you can proceed.

The website will sign you in, and the first thing you will see is your dashboard on the welcoming screen.

On the left side, there is a section called “Latest Activities,” which displays a list of surveys you can complete. Note that this will often be empty, as surveys are not always available.

You are able to reach the survey invitations using the email address you provided when you made your TwitchRPG account, so it is important to use a real email that you frequently check to avoid missing any notifications.

When you get an email invitation to participate in a survey, it will contain a “Begin here” button that initiates the survey.

TwitchRPG email survey invitation

The e-mail survey invitation from TwitchRPG will also include some information on the amount of Bits you will receive by completing the survey, the duration before they get added to your account, and more.

You can repeat this process every time a new survey is available. Slowly but surely, you’ll start accumulating Bits that you can use to cheer on different Twitch channels.

That’s all you need to know!

Reading the steps in this tutorial wasn’t clear enough for you? Watch this informative video that visually explains the process from beginning to end.  


With that said, you now know how to earn free Twitch Bits. If you are someone who enjoys completing surveys, especially on gaming-related topics, then you will be rewarded for doing something you enjoy while contributing to the Twitch platform.

Although these surveys can be rare, they are still an opportunity worth chasing if you want to earn Bits in your spare time. The best part is that you can complete them while watching your favorite streamers.

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Bojan Veselinovikj

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