This article covers:

  • Copying stream URL & stream key from YouTube
  • Titling a YouTube broadcast
  • Starting a YouTube broadcast via Socialive

To broadcast live to YouTube:

  1. Ensure that live video is enabled on your YouTube account. Learn more.
  2. Go to https://www.youtube.com/live_dashboard, found in YouTube Creator Studio. Copy the Stream URL  and Stream key/name, found at the bottom of the page.

Titling a YouTube Broadcast

Titles & descriptions for YouTube broadcasts are populated in YouTube's interface. After you've copied your stream key & URL information, make sure to edit your title & description to your desired copy:

Starting YouTube broadcast in Socialive

Open the Distribution Channels in Socialive's right-hand panel, and choose YouTube.


Paste the Stream URL & Stream Name/Key from YouTube into Socialive:


You're now ready to stream to YouTube!

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