Follow the instructions below to learn how to stream to YouTube.
In this article, you will learn how to add and authenticate a YouTube 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 YouTube destination
Log into your Switchboard account from a desktop computer.
Select YouTube Live.
Press the button "Authorize Switchboard Live" to begin the authorization process.
Authenticate the YouTube Channel
An Authorization screen will appear. Once you click "Authorize Switchboard Live", you'll be prompted to authenticate YouTube. A new pop-up window will prompt you to choose the appropriate YouTube channel.
Before authenticating your YouTube destinations, you must enable your channel to live stream. The process to activate your account will take up to 24 hours.
Use this resource to learn How to enable YouTube Live Streaming
Select the appropriate YouTube channel and continue to follow the onscreen prompts.
Press the allow button. 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 YouTube channel to the workflow page.
You can repeat the process to add more YouTube channels.
Add a StreamShare YouTube destination
If you've sent out a StreamShare invitation and someone has opted into their YouTube destination, use this link to learn how to add a shared destination to the destination group.
Ready to Go Live!
Going live to YouTube from the Switchboard Workflow
- When you are ready to go live, start sending the video from your encoder into the appropriate workflow.
- Apply a template to publish a stream title and description for the video.
- Double-check that the video is showing on the Switchboard confidence monitor and the “receiving” indicator is green.
- Select the destination and press Go Live.
Video will begin to show on the destinations.