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How to Live Stream on an existing YouTube event?

How to Live Stream on an existing YouTube Event

Upload a video. Enter title, description, tags etc, select date and time.

Click YouTube social account on which you have an existing event.

Click Existing Event in the pop up window and check your desired Event.

If you want to replace the Event Title, description and/or thumbnail with what you entered in OneStream dashboard click the appropriate check boxes.

Click Continue and click Schedule Stream button.

Method 2 ( via custom RTMP)

When you create a live stream with a YouTube social account, we create a new event on YouTube for every stream.
However you can use custom RTMP link streaming to send a video stream to a an already existing YouTube Streaming Event

Visit your YouTube live stream event

Click Schedule Stream.


If you do not have any existing events or want to create a new one just click Create New Event.

Enter Event Name, set Privacy, add description, choose Category, set event start time and date, Change Thumbnail, choose Audience and hit CREATE button.

In case from Audience section you choose Yes, made for kids option the features like personalised ads and live chat won't be available on live streams.

From Additional Settings section, turn on the toggle for Enable Auto-Start and Enable Auto-stop features.

From Stream Settings tab, copy Stream URL (RTMP URL) and Stream Key.

If you do not check auto start and stop, you have to be present on your computer and manually click Go Live from within YouTube event live control room when the stream starts and click End Stream when stream ends otherwise viewers will not see it.

Click custom RTMP under Add Accounts in OneStream dashboard and choose YouTube on custom RTMP destination.

The Platform Name can be anything you want, Paste RTMP URL to the Server URL field, Paste Stream Key, keep the rest at default and set Resolution to 1080p.

Click Connect to OneStream.

Schedule a new Stream and choose this custom RTMP social account as your destination.

Updated on: 06/04/2022

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