YouTube now allows you to screencast your device in real-time. However, you will need a verified account with more than 1,000 subscribers. The video-sharing service has also added 1080p download support fro Premium users. Read more to find How To Use Live Screen Casting Feature On YouTube For Android
YouTube live screencasting feature has been rolled out for Android users (Marshmallow and above). However, the new update (Android version 14.31.50) can only be used by verified account holders with more than 1,000 subscribers.
A ‘Go Live’ section has been added to the new YouTube app (earlier seen in the YouTube Gaming app). Here’s how to screencast your device in real-time on YouTube:
How To Use Live Screen Casting Feature On YouTube For Android
- Update to the latest YouTube for Android v14.31.50
- Now, you shall see the ‘Go Live’ section
- Select the capture button
- Click on Go Live
- Now, at the top right, click on the phone icon
- When prompted create a title, select a privacy setting, a game title, and add other details
- Also, select a thumbnail and screen orientation
- Now, a toolbar will show up at the top of your screen with controls. You can pause the stream, mute your microphone/ front-facing camera, change the size of your camera picture-in-picture, open live chat, etc.
- Next, click on Go Live to start the live stream
- A timer of three seconds will be shown
- That’s it. You are LIVE
In addition to the Live Screen Casting, YouTube Premium users will now be able to access the new 1080p download quality option. Previously, the maximum download quality was 720p. It will be available to both Android and iOS users.
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