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Create a LinkedIn Live Event on Restream
Create a LinkedIn Live Event on Restream

Save time by easily scheduling your LinkedIn Live entirely on Restream.

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Restream Events is the easiest way to schedule future live events on LinkedIn! No need to schedule anything on LinkedIn ahead of time - Restream does it all for you.

How to schedule a LinkedIn Live with Restream Events

  1. On Restream's home screen, click Edit Destinations (or Add Destinations if you are new).

  2. Follow this guide to connect your LinkedIn channel to your Restream account.

  3. On the same home screen, click Schedule Event.

  4. Choose how you would like to stream your Event: Restream Studio, Encoder, Video File, or Playlist.

  5. Fill in the event details and click Next.

    💡 To have an event page created on LinkedIn in advance, make sure you enable the option to Create an event page on social platforms.

  6. Toggle on your LinkedIn profile or page, plus any other platforms you want to stream to.

    💡 If you want to enable automatic closed captions for your live event, click Edit next to LinkedIn and check Enable auto captions.

  7. Then click Create Event.

    Create a LinkedIn Event with Restream

How to get a shareable link to the Event

  • To access your sharable event link in advance, click the channel icons on your event card. Click View on LinkedIn to open the link, which you can then copy and share it in advance.

    View your LinkedIn Event

Requirements & Settings

  • The scheduled time of your live event is displayed in your local time zone.

  • The date, time, thumbnail, title, and description cannot be updated or changed after you create the event.

  • You can go live to your event from 15 minutes before to two hours after your scheduled start time. If you don’t go live within this time period, the post will show that your stream is canceled.

  • LinkedIn has a limit of 10 events per day.

  • Auto captions work for English audio content only. Currently, LinkedIn's captions do not detect or translate to other languages.

  • Captions can be removed on the LinkedIn platform but not added on the LinkedIn platform if not enabled upon creation.

  • If you want to delete an event you created, please read more from LinkedIn here.

  • LinkedIn will not allow the stream to connect to its platform if your stream exceeds any of these requirements, especially the FPS.

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