To go live using our platform, you need the following:
- The latest version of Safari browser
- Web camera
- Facebook/Google account
- Stable internet connection/wifi to avoid lags and delays
NOTE: You will not be able to use the screen share feature with Safari. Please switch to Chrome if this feature is essential for you.
Once you're all set up, you'll find yourself in the Production Studio. Click Set Destination in the upper left corner to select your destination:
Select Facebook as your destination. You will see a spinning wheel under Facebook, but in the address bar, you should see this icon (if it's not there, refresh the page). Click this icon to grant permissions to Facebook:
Next, select the destination of the broadcast - you can go live on your timeline, a page or a group (to go live in groups, check this article):
After selecting your destination, write a title and description for your broadcast so viewers will know what it will be about:
Hit Save to apply the changes.
Once that is set up, it's time to add your customized branding. Check this article for quick setup.
Now that your destination is set, connect your camera by clicking the Camera button:
Once you connect your camera, you'll see it in the staging section:
To change the settings of your camera and microphone, click the gear button above your camera preview. Here, you can also check if your 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 a 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 about settings in this article.
If you want to mute yourself during broadcast, click the volume icon shown below. On the other hand, if you don't want viewers to see you while talking, you may choose to disable your camera to activate the Audio-Only feature. Just click the camera button.
To move yourself to the broadcast, click "Show in Stream" on your camera source.
Finally, click Start to begin your broadcast. To end it, click the stop button:
You'll see a countdown before going live so you'll know when you're on air.
NOTE: It's possible to add 4 video screens to the live broadcast and 2 "audio-only" sources.
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