Twitch: Why can't I broadcast?

A simple guide for solving this common Twitch problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

To broadcast to Twitch from your Xbox One, the following settings must be enabled:
-In your Profile, your presence is set to "Online".
-In the Settings app under "Privacy and online safety", "See if you're online" is set to "Everyone" and "Broadcast gameplay" is set to "Allow".
-In the Settings app under "Preferences", "Allow broadcasts and Game DVR uploads" is checked.
-In order to include Kinect information in your broadcast, the following must be true:
-In the Settings app under "Privacy and online safety", "Share content made using Kinect" is "Allow".
-In the Settings app under "Kinect", "Kinect on" is checked and to include Kinect audio in your broadcast "Use Kinect microphone for chat" is checked.
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