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Introduction to live streaming

Go live. Any time. For any reason.

Welcome to the guide for live streaming on YouTube!

First things first, you'll need to enable Live for your channel.  

     Confirm that your channel is verified and you have no live stream restrictions from the last 90 days.

     Then, enable live streaming from Creator Studio tools --> Live Streaming.

Once enabled, you have two options to start live streaming on YouTube.  

  • We have an easy, instant way to start streaming now.  Start sending content - we'll automatically start and stop the stream for you.  
  • You can also schedule a live event.  Preview before going live, change privacy settings, setup a backup for redundancy and manually start & stop.  

Click here to learn more.  

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