How do I livestream with YouTube? Jessica Crab Follow Even if you already have a YouTube channel, you’ll need to follow some of these steps to make sure you can livestream. This will take some time to complete, but you only have to do it once. Set up your YouTube account to livestream One-time YouTube account set up Create a YouTube channel Enable live-streaming & verify your YouTube channel Create & link a Google Adsense account YouTube requires this step before you can embed livestreams. Read more IMPORTANT – You do not have to show ads on your livestreams. Approval can take 1-2 business days. Completed these steps already? Follow the step-by-step guide to livestreaming on Patreon 1. Create a YouTube channel Click to create a YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/create_channel) You will be required to create a Google account if you don’t already have one. 2. Enable live-streaming & verify your YouTube channel Click to enable livestreaming & verify your YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/my_live_events) This will require a phone. Click “Enable livestreaming” then “Verify”. Follow the steps to verify your account. Need support? Read more 3. Create & link a Google Adsense account Click to create & link a Google Adsense account Note: YouTube requires this step before you can embed livestreams. Read more You do not have to show ads on your livestreams in order to livestream on Patreon. Approval for Adsense can take 1-2 business days. Click “Get started” and follow the flow until your application is pending. You should wait until your application is approved before you livestream with your patrons. Are you seeing “This feature is not currently available in your country?” Simply go to Channel > Advanced to change your country. These countries are eligible for Adsense. Related articles Livestreaming with Crowdcast How do I feature tags? How do I set up Discord roles for my patrons? What is the dashboard? Why are my payments queued?