Youtube Livestream Simulcast

Learn the steps to simulcast from a Livestream Event to Youtube

Before proceeding, you should have already set up your livestream event. For help, see Setup Your Livestream Event.

In the Business Portal

  1. Navigate to the Firework Business Portal.
  2. Under the Channels header in the navigation menu on the left side of the page, click on the channel on which your Livestream Event is scheduled.
  3. Click on the Livestream Event.
  4. On the Livestream Event page, click the Multi-Stream tab.
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  5. Click on the Youtube icon.
    1. Here is where you’ll enter the Stream key and Stream URL 
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On Youtube

  1. Navigate to your Youtube page in another window or tab.
  2. Click Create | Go Live in the upper-right corner of the page.gif - create livestream youtube
  3. On the Manage tab, you’ll see all of your scheduled livestreams. Click Schedule Stream in the upper-right corner to schedule a new livestream event.
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  4. In the pop-up window, you have the option to reuse details from a previously scheduled livestream. Otherwise, click Create New.
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  5. Fill in all of the details in the Create Stream window, including your privacy settings and livestream schedule, click Next to proceed to the next screen to continue entering additional livestream details.
    • In the How do you want to go live? drop-down menu, select Streaming software if you’re using the Firework Camera app or another third-party application to conduct your livestream.
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  6. Click Done.
  7. Toggle on Enable Auto-start to ensure the stream begins when the Firework livestream starts.toogle on auto-start Youtube HC
    • Once your Livestream Event ends in the Firework Business Portal, go back to your Youtube Livestream to ensure this ends. You can also set this to auto-stop as well. 

  8. Your Youtube Livestream Event page will load containing the Stream key and Stream URL.
    • Copy the Stream key and paste it into its respective field on the Youtube Multistream page in the Firework Business Portal.
    • Copy the Stream URL and paste it into its respective field on the Youtube Multi-Stream page in the Firework Business Portal.
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  9. Click Create. When ready to stream, click Go Live in your Livestream Event in the Business Portal.

Note: Youtube’s chat is not integrated with Firework’s livestream player.

To edit or delete your Youtube multistream, click the three dots to the right of the Youtube box.

For more help with preparing for your Livestream Event in the Firework Business Portal, see our help article here.