Go on https://www.youtube.com and Sign in with your Google account (1). If you don’t have one, learn how to create it https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/27441?hl=en

After you have logged in successfully, click on the camera icon in the top right corner of the page (1), a drop-down menu will appear. Click on GO LIVE (2).

Now you are in the YouTube Live Control Room. Here you will run and manage your live stream. To create a new live stream with your webcam, click on WEBCAM (1), pick a title (2), choose the privacy setting (3), If you are setting up a live stream for the future, schedule it for later (5). Select an audience (5) and hit NEXT (6).


Now YouTube Studio will snap a photo from your webcam to use as thumbnail. If you don’t like it, you can retake it (1) or if you have one ready (2), you can upload it.

By clicking the edit icon (1) you can change the previous settings. 

To share your streaming URL, click SHARE on the bottom right side of the preview, and share the URL with using the channel you prefer. 

If you are all set, press GO LIVE.

Now you are live!

In the right side of the screen you will be able to chat with your viewers and moderate it (1a and 1b). When you are done click on END STREAM (2) and confirm your choice.

Here you can chose to edit the video before it get saved by clicking non EDIT IN STUDIO or you can click DISMISS (1) for no edits.

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