Streaming to Instagram

Important: You must switch to a Professional Instagram Account before you can use 3rd party streaming software.

Going Live Immediately

  1. Open Instagram on desktop

  2. Click Create and select Live video from the dropdown menu

  3. Enter the title of your Live and select your audience.

  4. On this screen you can copy the Stream URL and Stream key for you Live. You'll need this info in the Stage TEN Pro Studio.

  5. In the Stage TEN Pro Studio, click the blue plus button above LIVE DESTINATIONS.

  6. Choose RTMP, and press ADD to configure your new Instagram destination.

  7. Add a title for your destinations and paste your Instagram Stream URL and Stream key into the corresponding fields.\

  8. When you are ready to go live to Instagram, toggle on your Instagram Destination.\

  9. Click Go Live within Instagram Live Producer to start the stream.

  10. Once live, Instagram Live Producer will show an event log to confirm that the stream is now live on Instagram.

Ending your stream

1. Click End Live in Instagram Live Producer to end your broadcast.

Note: If you end your stream in the Stage TEN Pro Studio before you end your Live Producer broadcast, the Live will continue while displaying the last frame received from the Stage TEN Pro Studio until you click End Live in Instagram Live Producer

Going LIVE to Instagram Scheduled Events

  • You can schedule your upcoming Live event up to 90 days in advance.

  • The scheduled Live’s title, date, and time will appear on your account’s profile where fans can sign up for reminders.

  • To schedule a Live, open the Live camera on IG Mobile and tap the schedule (calendar icon) button to start the workflow.

Note: All Instagram Livestreams are capped at 4 hours.

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