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:
- Ensure that live video is enabled on your YouTube account. Learn more.
- Go to https://www.youtube.com/live_dashboard, found in YouTube Creator Studio.
- Select when you want to go live: "Right now" or "Later Date"
- Select the type of stream: Streaming Software
- Click the "Manage" icon located on the left-panel.
- Click the blue "Schedule Stream" button in the upper left corner
- Create a title/description for the new stream > set the visibility to Public > press the blue "Create Stream" button.
- Click the title of the new stream.
- Copy the
Stream key/name, found at the bottom of the page.
- Enable the "Enable Auto-start" toggle.
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:
3. Enable the Youtube Toggle
🎉 You're now ready to stream to YouTube!