LinkedIn — the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users globally. LinkedIn Live focus on streaming things like Q&As, events, conferences, earnings calls, awards ceremonies, product announcements, and more.
Important Note: Live video broadcasting is available for a limited number of members and LinkedIn Pages. You can apply to be a LinkedIn Live Broadcaster Here.
Tip: Due to recent change in LinkedIn policy it's only allowed to have one LinkedIn account added in one Restream account.
Maximal supported settings
If your stream exceeds any of these requirements, especially the FPS, LinkedIn will not allow the stream to connect to its platform.
Duration: Max: 4 Hours
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Resolution: max 1080p
Frame Rate: max 30 fps
Key Frame: every 2 seconds (60 frames)
Bitrate: max 6 mbps video; max 128 kbps audio, 48 khz sample rate
Encoding: H264 video, AAC audio
Protocol: RTMP/RTMPS (preferred)
How to connect LinkedIn to Restream
To begin, head to your Restream Dashboard and click "Add Destination."
Then select "LinkedIn" from the list of 30+ supported platforms.
Then click the "Connect LinkedIn" button.
You will be automatically forwarded to LinkedIn's site where you will login with your LinkedIn email/phone and password, then click "Sign in."
You will then be asked if you want to grant Restream access to the areas necessary for streaming to your account. To continue, click "Allow."
That's it! You're now ready to stream to LinkedIn to Restream! 😄
Pro Tip: Check out this guide if you want to improve your LinkedIn Live streaming!
Important: Due to how LinkedIn streaming works you cannot have multiple channels on the same LinkedIn profile if they are added from the same LinkedIn profile.
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