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How to create a custom stream for YouTube

Below is step-by-step instructions on streaming to YouTube using a custom connection: 

1. Go into the session
2. Click on the Stream Gear: 



3. select New Connection, then YouTube: 



4. Sign into YouTube when the window appears: 



5. Select your event: 


6. Click on okay and Start streaming

Few things to keep in mind when streaming with the plugin. 

- Make sure no other CDN is marked if you choose to stream solely to YouTube
- When creating an event make sure to use Reusable Stream Key
- If you stop the stream, you will have to refresh the connection to stream 
- You will have to start the stream from the Event's Live Control Room - this is accessed from YouTube

If you use a custom connection, then you will need select New Connection, then Custom: 


In the custom configuration you can manually enter the RTMP information, omitting the user and password as shown below:



You can grab this information from Your Live Stream Page in the Encoder Setup: 



Or you can grab it from the Event page when selecting Other Encoders: 



Now keep in mind, if you create an event then you will need to access the event and head to the Control Room to start the Stream. 

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