YouTube Live simplifies hosting Webex meetings, webinars, and events on YouTube without the need to download or install any plug-ins. By using Webex controls, hosts can easily share video and content on social media to reach large audiences.
Before you begin
There are three versions of Meetings active today: Meet, Business, and Enterprise
The classic version of Events as well as the webinar version
Your Webex administrator must enable live streaming.
In live streaming, sharing a whiteboard and files, including video files, is not supported.
To sign into YouTube, you need a Google account. Your YouTube channel must be enabled for live streaming.
Enabling live streaming for the first time may take up to 24 hours.
Before you plan to live stream your meeting or event, make sure you have signed up for YouTube Live and are familiar with its process.
- Sign up for a Google account to access YouTube.
- You can go live by clicking Go live in the upper right corner of the window.
- Select New stream from the Stream menu.
- Click CREATE STREAM after filling out the form.
There are two streams: one with a key and one with a URL. Step 7 requires copying and pasting these.
Using the Share button, you can let your audience know about the live stream.
- You can start live streaming by logging into your Webex account, starting your meeting, webinar, or event, clicking More options, and then choosing Start live streaming.
During a practice session or event, live streaming isn’t available.
- The video layout for your stream can be set by clicking the Change streaming layouts button (optional).
Visit Live stream your Webex meetings or events to learn more about how to select your streaming video layout.
- Choose another streaming service.
- Here is what you need to enter:
Enter YouTube Live for streaming services.
Using the stream URL you copied from Step 4, paste the Target stream link.
Step 4 streams key should be copied and pasted for Target stream key.
- In order to begin streaming from a Meeting, Webinar, or Event (classic), click on the Start streaming button.
There is a Live indicator in the upper-right corner of Meetings, Webinars, or Events (classic) that lets you know if you’re streaming from those meetings, webinars or events.
- Once you are ready to begin streaming your presentation on YouTube and you have a thumbnail preview of your live stream, go to YouTube, and wait for your preview to appear, and then start broadcasting your meeting or event live on YouTube.
- The live stream will appear in a preview window at the upper right of your screen after clicking the Go Live button.
On your YouTube channel, you will now be able to view a live streaming of your meeting or event.
The live video can be shared with other people simply by clicking on the Share button under the video.
You will see a Webex logo during the streaming of a Webex meeting to YouTube. At the moment, it is not possible to remove the logo from the site.
What to do next
In order to end the live stream, you need to do the following:
In YouTube Studio, select the End Stream option and then select the End button.
If you want to stop the streaming of a webinar, meeting, or event, go back to the meeting, webinar, or event, and select More Options.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enable YouTube to stream on Webex?
When you navigate to https://admin.webex.com, you will be able to see your site’s details under Meetings, under Services, and under Customers. Click Configuration > Common Settings > Site Options, and then select the Webex site that you wish to modify its settings for. You can enable a streaming service in the section Live Streaming Services by scrolling to the section and selecting a streaming service from the list.
What is the difference between a Webex meeting and a Webex webinar?
The purpose of a webinar is usually educational or instructional, but it differs from video conferencing in that it is carried out on a one-to-many basis. A webinar and video conference can be highly interactive events, however video conferencing usually refers to meetings, conferences, or brainstorming sessions that are held regularly.
Can attendees talk during a Webex webinar?
Attendee. During your webinar, click the Participants tab and select the Assign Privileges option. If you want to view the attendees list individually, you can click +, or you can click All Attendees to see an expanded list of attendees. Select the appropriate check box if you would like participants to have the opportunity to chat with the host, presenter, panelists, or everyone at the event.
How much do Webex webinars cost?
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There are two options for you to choose from: free – $39+ per month per host. Depending on the host, the price for a webinar will range from $48 to $298 per month. There is a monthly fee of $12.99 for conferencing. Depending on your plan, you may be able to access 100 users.
What are the different types of Webex meetings?
Within Webex Meetings, two different types of meetings are available, which include Personal Rooms and Scheduled Meetings.
Is Webex webinar free?
Make use of a free Webex account to chat with other Webex users and make calls to them for free. With Webex you can setup secure, virtual meetings that can last up to 40 minutes, and you can have as many as 100 participants at the meeting. If you would like to access more features of the Webex App, then you should download the free version.
How do I change Webex to classic view?
In the top right-hand corner of the page, you will find a Classic View button next to your username. Select this button to switch to Classic View from Modern View.
Can you start a Webex event classic using the web app?
Organize a meeting or event
In environments with Virtual Desktop Software, Webex Meetings (classic) is not supported and therefore cannot be accessed by desktops running VDI.
How do I watch Cisco Webex on YouTube?
Click on Go Live in the upper right hand corner of the screen when you see a preview of the live stream. It is now possible to watch live streams of your meetings and events on your YouTube channel if you have a YouTube account. The live video can be shared with other people by clicking the Share button under the video. An image of the Webex logo appears on the screen when you are streaming a Webex meeting to YouTube.
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