How to Livestream on a Mobile Device

What Devices Does Social Chat Support?

Livestreaming is supported on desktop and mobile devices. Note that the screen will change from a horizontal to vertical view depending on if you use a desktop or mobile device. The same desktop broadcasting best practices also apply to mobile. 

 

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There Are Two Ways to Use a Mobile Device to Livestream

1.   During the initial creation of the live event 

2.   After the live event has been created


1.   During the initial creation of the live event 

  • In the left sidebar, navigate to Events > Create a New Event
  • At the bottom of the event creation form, click Show Advanced Settings to reveal a dropdown menu. 
  • Toggle on Mobile Portrait Mode

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2. After the live event has been created

  • In the left sidebar, navigate to Events Manage Events, and then choose an event. 
  • On the event summary page, click Edit Event.


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  • At the bottom of the event creation form, click Show Advanced Settings to reveal a dropdown menu. 
  • Toggle on Mobile Portrait Mode

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How to Begin a Live Event on a Mobile Device

  • To go live using a mobile device, login to Social Chat on any mobile browser and login.
  • Begin a live event like you would on a desktop. 

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