Skip to main content
Connect Zoom to Restream

Learn how to set up and use Zoom with Restream.

Elisavet avatar
Written by Elisavet
Updated this week

Broadcast your Zoom meetings and webinars with Restream to reach a wider audience.


Enable Custom Live Streaming

  1. Sign in to Zoom on your browser.

  2. Go to your Settings.

  3. Click In Meeting (Advanced).

  4. Scroll down and enable:

    1. Allow livestreaming of meetings,

    2. Allow livestreaming of webinars.

  5. Check the box next to Custom Live Streaming Service for meetings or webinars.

  6. Click Save if prompted.


How to start streaming from Zoom to Restream

  1. Sign in to Zoom on your browser.

  2. Fill in the details and click Save/Schedule.

  3. Click the Live Streaming tab for meetings or the More tab for webinars.

  4. Click Configure Custom Streaming Service.

  5. Open Restream in a separate tab to gather your RTMP details.

    1. For a scheduled Restream Event, go to your Events page and click RTMP Settings under that event.

    2. For an instant stream, open this page to obtain your URL and stream key.

  6. Go back to Zoom and paste your RTMP URL and stream key in the relevant fields.

  7. For Live streaming page URL, link a platform you'll stream on, like YouTube.

    This is a Zoom requirement; no matter what link you add here, Restream will still send the stream to all of your connected channels.

  8. Leave "Custom streaming service requires authentication to broadcast" unchecked.

  9. ​Click Save to confirm and apply your live streaming settings.

  10. Once you start the meeting or webinar, click More.

  11. Select Live on Custom Live Streaming Service.

  12. Restream will automatically send your stream to your destinations.


Requirements

  • You can only stream from Zoom to Restream, not vice versa.

  • If your Zoom requires an encrypted RTMP URL, follow the steps in this guide.

  • Zoom's requirements for live streaming:

    • Pro, Business, Education, or Enterprise account

    • The Host is Licensed or is assigned a Webinar License

    • Zoom Client version 4.0.29183.0407 or higher on PC

    • Zoom Client version 4.0.29208.0410 or higher on Mac


Monitoring your stream

Once you've initiated your broadcast via Zoom, visit your Encoder page on Restream. Here, you can oversee your stream's performance, manage the channels you're streaming to, and keep an eye on viewer counts.

💡 Pull your Zoom feed in Restream Studio to take advantage of powerful graphics

Did this answer your question?