Live Stream Webinars to a Custom Platform Follow

Overview​​

If configured by your account administrator, you can live stream a webinar to a custom platform. If you configure this when you schedule a webinar, you can begin streaming with one click after your webinar begins.

​​Prerequisites​​

  • Zoom Client for Windows or Mac version 4.0.x
  • Host with Pro and Webinar License assigned

Instructions

​​Administrator Instructions​​

To enable users in your account to live stream webinars to a custom platform:​

  1. Sign into Zoom and navigate to Webinar Settings.
  2. Click the Edit button for In Webinar Settings​​.
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  3. Enable the ​​Custom live stream service​​ option.
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  4. Update the instructions so that the webinar organizer can configure the required settings when they schedule the webinar.
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  5. Click Save Changes.

​​Webinar Organizer Instructions​​

To enable the host to stream the webinar live on the custom platform:

  1. Sign into Zoom and navigate to the ​​Webinars​​ tab.
  2. Click ​​Schedule a Webinar​​ and then update the basic settings that you need.
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  3. Click ​​Schedule Webinar ​​to display a set of tabs with advanced options.
  4. Click the ​​Live Streaming​ tab, then click the ​configure live stream settings​​ link.
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  5. Follow the instructions located in the green box, which were provided by your administrator. Contact your administrator if the instructions do not include sufficient information.
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  6. Click ​​Save ​​to save your live streaming settings.

The meeting host will be able to live stream this webinar without needing to add these settings after the webinar begins.

​​Webinar Host Instructions​​

​To live stream your webinar to a custom platform:

  1. Start the webinar in the usual way, by doing one of the following:
    • From your calendar - If you have added the webinar to your calendar, click the link displayed on your calendar reminder.
    • From the Zoom website - Sign into Zoom, find the webinar in the ​​My Webinars tab, and click ​Start​​.​
  2. Click the ​​More ​​button in the Meeting Settings.
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  3. Choose ​​Live on Custom Live Stream Service​​.
    If the organizer configured this webinar for live custom streaming, a browser window opens that shows the progress as Zoom prepares the live stream of your webinar.
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    If the organizer did not set up this webinar for live custom streaming, you must enter the values provided in the instructions.
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