Finally a much awaited feature has been launched by YouTube. YouTube has launched live stream option inside YouTube app. Now YouTube content creators can go live on YouTube app using smartphone.
YouTube Live using app has been launched and here is all you need to know about YouTube live option that has been added in YouTube app. Also you will learn in this post how you can go live on YouTube app using a smartphone.
In a blog post, YouTube said: “It’s a launch that’ll put the power of live streaming in the hands of hundreds of thousands of talented creators, giving them a more intimate and spontaneous way to share their thoughts, lives, and creativity.”
YouTube live also lets content creators earn some extra money if any of the subscriber pays to promote his/her comment on the top of live chat.
If a user watching a live video wants to stand out from the crowd, they can buy a chat message that will be highlighted in a bright color and stay at the top of the chat window for up to five hours.
Although YouTube live stream option was available for content creators but using PC. To compete with FB live & Instagram Live stream, YouTube has finally launched a much awaited live stream feature on mobile app.
YouTube live stream option inside app is available for content creators having more than 10000 subscribers on their YouTube channel.
This feature will allow content creators to broadcast their live videos with more ease from anywhere. YouTube live using app is going to be a great feature. Jump to the next part to know how to go live on YouTube app using smartphone.
How To Go Live On YouTube App Using Android Smartphone?
- Update your existing YouTube app to the latest version.
- Login to your YouTube account.
- Click on the “Red Video Icon“ on bottom right corner.
- Tap on “Go Live“
- Give your video a title.
- Tap on “Next“
- Click a “Thumbnail“
- Tap Go Live
That’s it !
YouTube App Live Feature Review
We have recently tested the YouTube live feature from the app on one of our YouTube Channels. The live feature is good enough and you don’t require any bulky streaming software as you require them while going live from PC. But the quality of the live video is not that good for now. Also the video is displayed in portrait orientation which doesn’t look good in certain scenarios. But since the feature is in its initial phase for now, we can hope for improvements in the near future.
To see the quality of video live streamed from from the YouTube app, you can watch following video to get an idea:
Note: YouTube live option inside YouTube app is available for those YouTube content creators only having more than 10000 subscribers on their channel. If you have any more questions about how to go live on YouTube App using android smartphone, ask them in comments below. We shall respond as quick as possible.