Zoom is a simple and streamline way to stream a conference style stream similar to a Webinars and Meetings! Streaming to Restream from Zoom does require a Zoom subscription however. You can stream to Restream with their Pro PLan.

Zoom Prerequisites

  • Zoom Client for Windows or Mac version 4.0.x
  • Webinar streaming: Host with Pro and Webinar licenses 
  • Meeting stream: Host with Pro licenses

Enabling Custom Live Streaming Service in Zoom for Meetings and Webinars

To enable users in your Zoom account to live stream meetings or webinars to Restream, follow one of the following sections:

Enabling Custom Live Streaming for Meetings

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Account Management > Account Settings.
  3. Under In Meeting (Advanced), click the toggle next to Allow live streaming the meetings.
  4. Click the Custom Live Streaming Service checkbox to enable it.

5. Update the instructions so that the meeting organizer can configure the required settings when they schedule the webinar.

Enabling Custom Live Streaming for Webinars

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Account Management > Webinar Settings.
  3. Next to In Webinar Settings, click Edit.

4.Enable the Custom Live Stream Service option.

5. Update the instructions so that the webinar organizer can configure the required settings when they schedule the webinar.

6.Click Save Changes.

How to connect Zoom to Restream with Custom Live Streaming Feature.

Setting up Custom Live Streaming for Meetings

1.  Sign in to the Zoom web portal.

2. Click Meetings.

3. Click Schedule a New Meeting and the required information to schedule a meeting.

4. Click Save to display a set of tabs with advanced options.

5. Click the Live Streaming tab, then click the configure live stream settings link.

6. Go to your Restream Dashboard and copy (Control/Command + C) your "Stream Key." and your "RTPM URL"

7. Paste the RTMP URL from Restream and it into Server URL field, Paste Stream Key from Restream it into the Stream Key field in Zoom.
Copy the URL of the Facebook Page, Facebook Group, Youtube Channel or timeline where you are live streaming and paste it into the Stream URL field in Zoom. (Optional)

8. Click Save to save your live streaming settings.

The host will be able to live stream this webinar without needing to add these settings after the webinar begins

Setting up Custom Live Streaming for Webinars

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Webinars.
  3. Click Schedule a Webinar and enter the required information.

4.Click Schedule to display a set of tabs with advanced options.
5.Click the Live Streaming tab, then click the configure live stream settings link.

6.Go to your Restream Dashboard and copy (Control/Command + C) your "Stream Key." and your "RTPM URL"

7. Paste the RTMP URL from Restream and it into Server URL field, Paste Stream Key from Restream it into the Stream Key field in Zoom.
Copy the URL of the Facebook Page, Facebook Group, Youtube Channel or timeline where you are live streaming and paste it into the Stream URL field in Zoom. (Optional)

8. Click Save to save your live streaming settings.

Starting the Live Stream during the Webinar

To live stream your webinar to a custom platform:

  1. Start the webinar as usual, by doing one of the following:
  2. From your calendar - If you have added the webinar to your calendar, click the link displayed on your calendar reminder.
  3. From the Zoom website - Sign into Zoom, find the webinar in the My Webinars tab, and click Start.
  4. Click the More button in the Host Controls.

5. Choose Live on Custom Live Stream Service.
If the organizer configured this webinar for live custom streaming, a browser window opens that shows the progress as Zoom prepares the live stream of your webinar.

If the organizer did not set up this webinar for live custom streaming, you must enter the values provided in the instructions.

Go to your Restream Dashboard and copy (Control/Command + C) your "Stream Key." and your "RTPM URL"

Paste the RTMP URL from Restream and it into Server URL field, Paste Stream Key from Restream it into the Stream Key field in Zoom.
Copy the URL of the Facebook Page, Facebook Group, Youtube Channel or timeline where you are live streaming and paste it into the Stream URL field in Zoom. (Optional)

Ask Questions 

Of course, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our 24/7 support team! Click the chat icon at the lower right-hand corner of your screen to ask a question

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