Stream to a Facebook Page

Learn how to add your Facebook Page to Restream.

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Written by Becca
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Stream on your Facebook business page to reach and engage all your followers.


How to add a Facebook Page

  1. From your home screen, click the Destinations button.

  2. Click Add Channels.

  3. Select Facebook.

  4. Click Page from the channel options.

  5. Allow Restream to access your Facebook account.

    💡 You need to connect your Profile to access the Pages you manage.

  6. Select your Page from the available options.

  7. Your page is ready to stream - you just need to choose how you'll go live.


Requirements

  • Starting June 10th, 2024, Meta will require Facebook accounts to be at least 60 days old and Pages to have at least 100 followers to go live.

  • You must be the page owner or admin to add it to Restream.

  • Facebook's maximum stream length is 8 hours.

  • You need a paid Restream plan to stream on Facebook Pages.

  • Facebook has the following recommended stream settings:

    Video Guidelines

    • Resolution: Up to 1920 × 1080

    • FPS: max 60

    • Codec: H.264 (x264)

    • Mode: Strict CBR

    • Keyframe Interval: 2 seconds (recommended), max 4

    • Max Bitrate: 15,000 Kbps, adjust based on your resolution

    Audio Guidelines

    • Codec: AAC, Stereo

    • Max Bitrate: 128 Kbps (recommended), max 256 Kbps

    • Sampling Rate: 44.1 Khz or 48 Khz


FAQ

Why do I see an error that I can't go live on my Page yet?

Facebook requires your account to have an established presence before you can go live. You can read more here.

Why do I not see my Page as an option?

Ensure the Page is owned or managed by your Profile. If you did not allow access to your Page during setup, follow these steps to reconnect.

💡 Schedule your Facebook events in advance to notify your audience and maximize your views.

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