View Cart Checkout. Whatever method you choose, the starting point is the same: enable live streaming on YouTube. Live streaming is disabled on new YouTube channels by default.
How to enable live streaming on YouTube
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YouTube Live transforms online video into an interactive experience. With more than hours of video uploaded every minute, they're a way to stand out. With more than hours of video uploaded every minute, live streams are a way to stand out from the crowd. And draw a crowd. Make it a virtual event. Create buzz with reveals, announcements, and special guests.
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Live streaming lets you engage with your audience in real time with a video feed, chat, and more. To live stream, you need to have no live streaming restrictions in the past 90 days and you need to verify your channel. There are three types of streams: mobile, webcam, and encoder. Choose the one that's best for what you're streaming.
Note that this eligibility threshold does not apply to other live streaming tools. Your channel's live streaming ability will be automatically turned off for any of the following reasons:. If your account has been restricted from live streaming, you're prohibited from using another channel to live stream on YouTube. Violation of this restriction is considered circumvention under our Terms of Service and may result in termination of your account. If you suggest that you'll live stream content that violates our Community Guidelines, we may age-restrict or remove your live stream or remove your channel's ability to live stream. We will also remove live streams that show someone holding, handling, or transporting a firearm. In order to better protect minors on YouTube, we do not allow children under the age of 13 to live stream unless they are visibly accompanied by an adult. Channels not in compliance with this policy may lose their ability to live stream. Google Help.