In this article, you will learn how to add and authenticate a Facebook destination to your Switchboard Cloud account.
You can start off by watching the video and follow the step-by-step instructions below.
Add a new Facebook destination
Log into your Switchboard account from a desktop computer.
Select Facebook Live.
Press the Authorize Switchboard Live to begin the authorization process.
An Authorization Modal will appear. Once you click "Authorize Switchboard Live", you'll be prompted to authenticate Facebook. A new pop-up window will prompt you to log into Facebook. Make sure to log into the appropriate account.
It helps to have pop-up blockers disabled.
Decide to post as a Facebook profile, page, or group. Press Close.
Press "Finish" when you are done or “Add another destination” to continue adding more destinations to the workflow page.
Congratulations! You've successfully added a Facebook Destination to your Switchboard Account!
Add a shared Facebook destination.
If you've sent out a StreamShare invitation and someone has opted in their Facebook destination, use this link to learn how to add a shared destination to the destination group.
Important information regarding Facebook Groups.
If you’ve added a Facebook Group you’ll need to perform this extra step and add Switchboard as an approved application.
- Learn how to add Switchboard as an approved application for your Facebook Group. Set Up Your Facebook Group For Streaming
Ready to Go Live!
Going live to Facebook
- When you are ready to go live, start sending the video from your encoder.
- Double-check that the video is showing on the confidence monitor and the “receiving” indicator is green.
- Select the destination and press Go Live.
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