The good ol’ sharing of photos and videos on social media is a great way to interact with friends and family. Recording a video and broadcasting it live to your followers is a much cooler way to interact with people, especially with your followers.
Many people now share content online – it may be through sharing photos or videos.
This content is mostly shared on online platforms like Youtube, Facebook and Instagram.
What Is Live Streaming?
Live streaming is recording a video and broadcasting it live. That is what sets it apart from just recording the video and sharing it.
With live streaming, recording and broadcasting is done simultaneously.
So, your followers get to see the action live as it happens. It is almost talking to people as if you are face-to-face.
In this article, let us learn how to live stream on iPad. Let us start, shall we?
How To Live Stream On iPad?
Almost all the online platforms have the live stream feature. And for many online content creators, that is such a huge relief because they also earn from these platforms.
Regardless, still many people enjoy sharing live stream on iPad.
1. Share Live Video On Facebook
Facebook is probably one of the most well-known social media around the world. Recording and sharing a live video is pretty straight forward.
Launch Facebook on your iPad Home Screen.
On your Facebook home page, click the Live button so you can record the video.
You can then start recording your live video. After you are done with the recording and broadcasting you can also opt to record the video so your friends on Facebook can still view it.
Also, while the video is being broadcasted your friends and followers can interact with you by commenting on the video.
They can click on the available emojis as well.
2. Stream Gaming Video On Facebook
One of the most popular videos streamed on Facebook would probably be game videos. This method takes gaming to a whole new level and here is how.
Part 1: Update Facebook Software Version
The very first thing to do is to update Facebook version. Make sure that it is on its latest version just so it does not complicate with your iPad software.
Part 2: Setup Screen Record
Don’t you just love it when Apple puts out a software update that comes with a great and new feature.
And the screen record feature is definitely a good addition. If you haven’t yet, setup the feature on your iPad settings.
Step 1: Go to Control Center & Click Customize Controls
Step 2: Add Screen Recording Feature
Click the ‘+’ to add the feature to the Control Center. This way, you can access it directly from your home screen.
Part 3: Broadcast Video On Facebook
Step 1: Press The Screen Record Button Firmly
Step 2: Tick Facebook To Broadcast Recording
Turn on the microphone to allow audio in the recording, this way you can add commentary to whatever game you are playing.
Step 3: Click ‘Start Broadcast’
After clicking, it will countdown to three seconds before the actual recording starts.
The topmost of the screen will indicate that it has indeed recorded your screen.
You can then find the live broadcast on your Facebook.
3. Live Stream On Youtube
One of the platforms that has rapidly gained nationwide popularity is YouTube.
Over the years, it has gained millions of users and viewers alike in the past years.
But there are a few things to consider before starting to stream live on iPad straight to your YouTube.
- Your YouTube channel should be verified.
- Make sure there is no live stream restrictions the past 90 days.
- Your channel should have over 100 subscribers.
- The Youtube app on iPad should be on its latest version.
- ReplayKit support iOS devices with a 64-bit chip. So, only iPad that have 64-bit should be used.
Step 1: Look for ReplayKit compatible app to play
In this article, we will test out the Modern Combat 5 game.
Step 2: Launch the game and start a new mission
After starting a mission, click Pause.
Step 3: Click the broadcast button
Step 4: Tap ‘Start Broadcasting’
Step 5: Allow access to the game
Step 6: Select ‘Youtube’
If a pop-up message like the one below shows up, click ‘OK’.
Step 7: YouTube app will then open and tap Capture button
Make sure you allow the app to access your camera and microphone. Often times, it will ask you to verify your channel.
Step 8: Choose ‘Go Live’
You will then prompted with the optional settings. You may or may not add the following:
- Add description of the live streaming
- Enable or disable chat
- Indicate whether your stream has paid promotion. Check out the option on the promotion disclosure.
- Just like any other good YouTube video, select a photo thumbnail for the live stream video.
- Manage the orientation of your live stream video.
Step 9: Tap ‘Share’
And if you already want to end the stream, click Finish.
After that, an archive video will be store on your channel. You can then edit its privacy right after. Also, you can opt whether to keep the video archive or not.
Wrapping Up On Live Stream On iPad
It is amazing how technology keeps on upgrading the way we can connect with friends and loved ones.
From texts, calls, and finally video chats, it has evolved so much. And now we even have live streaming!
What did you think of our guide? What are your thoughts on this new cool feature? Share them in the comment section below!