If you are checking this article, most likely, you are going to broadcast with Be.Live soon. And this is awesome 😃
To go live using our platform you'll need to have following equipment:
- Chrome browser/Safari browser
- Web camera
- Facebook account
- Stable internet connection
If you are all set up, then it's time to start!
You'll find yourself in our brand-new awesome Production Studio. First you need to press on "Set Destination" button in the upper left corner! Over there you'll start by selecting your Destination 😃
Here we will choose Facebook and the next step will be picking where you want to Stream To - you can go live on your timeline or a page/group(to go live in groups, please check this article) .
After that is selected, you can write the description of your broadcast so that people can see it in the post and check what it will be about.
Now just hit “Save” and you are ready to proceed.
Once that is set up, it's time to add your customized branding 😃 Check this article for a quick setup!
In the top right corner you will see the Internet connection indicator:
You can learn more about the network quality in the article.
Now let's connect your camera! Please, press the icon highlighted below.
After that you'll see that your camera is connected in the staging section.
To change the settings of your camera and microphone you need to press on the gear button above your camera preview, that's it :)
There you can also check if camera and mic are connected and working. In addition, you can change camera resolution in these settings. The default resolution is 480p. Lower resolution works better with slow connection and older computers. If you're on a powerful device and your internet connection is stable, feel free to increase it to 720p.
You can learn more in this article 😃
You can mute yourself or turn off the camera and go live only having your audio on, to do so, please, use the buttons of microphone and video camera on your camera preview.
To move yourself to the broadcast, please, press on the "Show in Stream" icon.
Voila! You're in the broadcast!
The last step to go live is to press on "Start" button!
You see? Easy-peasy :)
Before going live you'll see the countdown, so no worries, you will definitely know when you are on the air!
To finish your broadcast simply press on the red button with the stop sign in the top-left corner.
NOTE, it's possible to add 4 video screens to the live broadcast +2 "audio only" sources.
Here are a few tips for having a great live:
- Check whether you have up-to-date Google Chrome browser
- Clear cache
- Reboot your computer
- Please check your camera and microphone before going live
- Broadcast in a good mood only 😻