Add a live stream to your event

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If you use Google Calendar and Hangouts Meet for work or school, you can add view-only live streaming to an event for up to 100,000 people. You can share the meeting information and a URL for the live stream with all guests in one event. Or, create a separate view-only event. Guests in a view-only event cannot participate in the meeting.

Note: This feature is available with the G Suite Enterprise and Enterprise for Education editions. If you don’t see the option to add a live stream, contact your organization’s admin for help.

Create a live stream event" "

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Click PlusCompose and add your event details and guests.
  3. If a Hangouts Meet video meeting is not automatically added, click Add location and conferencingand thenAdd conferencingand thenHangouts Meet.
  4. Next to Join Hangouts Meet, click the Down arrowDown Arrowand thenAdd live stream.
  5. Share the live stream URL with guests in an email, chat message, or copy it in the event description.
  6. Click Save.

Create an additional view-only event" "

  1. Open Google Calendar and click the live stream event.
  2. Click MoreMoreand thenCreate view-only event.
  3. Add view-only guests or other event details.
  4. Click Save.

Remove a live stream from an event" "

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Single-click the event and click Edit Edit.
  3. Next to Join Hangouts Meet, click the Down arrowDown Arrowand thenRemove live stream.

Note: The meeting link changes when you add and remove live streaming. You can share updated links with guests.

Start and stop a live stream" "

  1. Open Google Calendar and join the video meeting.
  2. Select MoreMoreand thenStart streaming.
  3. Verify that you want to start streaming.
    When streaming is on, at the top left, you’ll see Live. View-only guests can now watch the meeting using the stream URL.
  4. Select MoreMoreand thenStop streaming to stop streaming.
  5. Verify that you want to stop streaming.
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