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How to live stream to Hopin?

Live stream on Hopin

Paid plan is required in order to live stream on Hopin.

Log in to Hopin and click on Create New Event.

Enter event Name, set the Date & Time of the event start and end, select the Time zone, choose the other preferences and hit Create Event button.

Click Registrations on the left sidebar and select Tickets from the drop-down menu.

Click on Create a new Ticket to enter the details.

Label the ticket e.g. "VIP Ticket", set the Price, enter Description, choose the number of registrations and hit Create Ticket button. You can create multiple tickets based on your event requirement.

Click Publish Event.

Click Venue on the left sidebar and select Stage from the drop-down menu. Enter Stage title, description and who can watch.

Set the Stream provider to Hopin (if not already selected) and choose Hopin Backstage on the righthand side. Then click the Save button at the bottom of the page in order to see the RTMP Stream tab

Switch to the RTMP Stream tab. Click Generate RTMP setup (this will generate a unique set of stream keys and URLs for your event).

Copy the Preferred RTMP Stream key and URL.

The first and preferred is the main RTMP server in place. If any issues arise when connected to the preferred server, switch to the fallback provider. The primary one is provided by MUX and the fallback is from IVS (Amazon's Interactive Video Service).

Go to your OneStream dashboard, click Add Accounts and click on Hopin icon.

Paste the Stream Key and the Server URL and hit Connect to OneStream.

Now you can schedule a stream on this social account or go live in real-time using OneStream Studio or any Third-Party RTMP Source. In case of a pre-recorded stream make sure the schedule start time in OneStream is after the the event start time in Hopin.

To view your stream in Hopin, click Preview from the event settings in Hopin or go to view registration page and then join event.

Click Preview the event icon.

Click on Stage on the left sidebar to preview the Live stream.

Note: Every Hopin event has a unique stream key. If you create a new event Hopin you must edit the existing Hopin social account or add a new one.

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How to upload and schedule a video for pre-recorded streaming?

How to set up external RTMP source live streaming?

How to live stream with OneStream Live Studio?

Updated on: 11/09/2022

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