Youtube Live Help Page:
1. Enable live streaming
From a Computer
- Go to YouTube.
- From the top right, click Create Go live.
- If you haven’t already, follow the prompts to verify your channel.
- Enabling your first live stream may take up to 24 hours. Once enabled, you can live stream instantly.
2. Choose a way to stream
There are three types of streams: mobile, webcam, and encoder. Choose the one that’s best for what you’re streaming.
Good for vlogging and quick updates from your phone or tablet.
You’ll need 1,000 subscribers, and a phone or tablet with a camera.
Quickly live stream from your computer using a webcam.
You’ll need a computer with a webcam.
Encoders let you stream gameplay, overlays, and use hardware like preamps, mics, and cameras. This type of stream is commonly used for gaming, sporting events, concerts, and conferences.