Connecting YouTube to Altar Live

MANAGED BY

Stephanie Antonucci Leathe

Last Updated:
November 18, 2020

You can connect two kinds of video feeds from YouTube to Altar Live:

  • Uploaded video (pre-recorded)
  • Live broadcast video (live or scheduled)

Connect a Live YouTube Video

Connect an ongoing live event or scheduled to an Altar Live event.

Find your live event url

Step 1: Log into your YouTube account.

Step 2: Click the +Video icon and select Go Live


Step 3: Select Stream, Webcam, or Manage - depending on your set up.


Step 4: Once you have your live stream set up, you will click the share icon on the top of the right corner.

Step 5: Click Copy


Connecting feed into Altar Live

Step 6: Open the Altar Live application.

Step 7: Create an event as described here

Step 8: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Youtube to the URL field.

Step 9: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Youtube and Go Live on the upper panel of the event.

 

Connect an Uploaded Video (Pre-recorded)

You can connect an existing video on YouTube to an Altar Live event. 

Find your live event url

Step 1: Find the video on YouTube.

Step 2: Click the SHARE link on the bottom-right corner of the video.

The SHARE link.

 

Step 3: In the Share a link dialog, click the COPY link to the right of the video URL.

The COPY link.

 

Connecting feed into Altar Live 

Step 4: Create an event as described here

Step 5: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Youtube to the URL field.

Step 6: To start the event on Altar, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Youtube and Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 


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