How do I start a Video Broadcasting session?

How do I start a video broadcast session?

You can start a video broadcasting session in the following ways:

  1. Quick Actions (+)

  • Next to the global search bar, click the quick actions (+ icon) and select Start Broadcast.

  1. Using Group/Channel/Chat
  • Select the conversation you want to start the video broadcast with.
  • Click the Video icon and select Broadcast (if both meetings and broadcast are enabled), or click the Broadcast icon (if meetings are disabled).

  1. The broadcast option will be enabled if the admin has enabled the option in channel permissions.
  2. You can start a broadcast with a maximum of 10,000 viewers.
  3. Broadcast is available in Cliq's unlimited version.
  • Proceed by selecting a stream—organization, teams, and chat. Add a topic for the broadcast and toggle the button to record it to revisit later, then click Next.
  • The Organization Stream in option will be available only for admins.

  • Select the microphone and camera preferences and click Start Session.

The host has the following options:
  1. Guest URL : Cliq users outside your organization and non-Cliq users can join the broadcast session using the guest URL provided.
  2. Turn mic on/off : You can use this to mute audio during the broadcast session.
  3. Turn the camera on/off : Switch to audio broadcast by turning off the camera.
  4. End call : To end or leave a broadcast session, click the end call icon.
  5. Settings : Change microphone and camera preferences.
  6. Screen Share : Share your screen during the broadcast.
  7. Maximize/minimize screen : To resize broadcast on your screen.
  8. Open full screen : To open the broadcast in full screen mode.

Admin Note:
  • An admin can configure the module under Live Media in the Admin Panel.

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