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Live Stream Video from PlayStation 4 to YouTube

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Link your YouTube and Sony (PS4) accounts.
  • Start streaming on YouTube using your PS4.
Before We Begin:
  • Stable Internet connection
  • DualShock controller with the Share button.
Playstation 4 logo

1 Link Your YouTube Account

  1. Open Settings.
    Settings.
  2. Choose Account Management. The Account Management icon will match the icon you've chosen for your account.
    Account management
  3. Choose Link with Other Services.
    Linking with other services
  4. Select YouTube.
    Link with other services screen.
  5. Select Sign In.
    Youtube sign in
  6. Log into the Google Account associated with YouTube. Select Sign In.
    Signing In
  7. Select Allow.
    Allowing youtube to access your playstation
  8. Select OK.
    Accounts successfully linked

2 Broadcast Gameplay on YouTube

  1. While you're playing a game, press the Share button on your controller.
    Share button on PS4 controller.
  2. Select Broadcast Gameplay.
    Broadcast gameplay icon
  3. Select YouTube.
    Selecting youtube
  4. Prepare to broadcast. Enter a description and configure settings for video. Select Start Broadcasting.
    Broadcast details

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Link your YouTube and Sony (PS4) accounts.
  • Start streaming on YouTube using your PS4.
Before We Begin:
  • Stable Internet connection
  • DualShock controller with the Share button.
Playstation 4 logo
  1. Open Settings.
    Settings.
  2. Choose Account Management. The Account Management icon will match the icon you've chosen for your account.
    Account management
  3. Choose Link with Other Services.
    Linking with other services
  4. Select YouTube.
    Link with other services screen.
  5. Select Sign In.
    Youtube sign in
  6. Log into the Google Account associated with YouTube. Select Sign In.
    Signing In
  7. Select Allow.
    Allowing youtube to access your playstation
  8. Select OK.
    Accounts successfully linked
  1. While you're playing a game, press the Share button on your controller.
    Share button on PS4 controller.
  2. Select Broadcast Gameplay.
    Broadcast gameplay icon
  3. Select YouTube.
    Selecting youtube
  4. Prepare to broadcast. Enter a description and configure settings for video. Select Start Broadcasting.
    Broadcast details