YouTube Live Captioning: Getting Started

3Play Media's Live Captioning feature integrates with YouTube Live events by posting the captions directly into the YouTube Live player. Please note the requirements below before getting started...


Step 1 - Link your YouTube account to 3Play

Navigate to the Linked accounts section within 3Play, and select "Link a New Account"



Select the YouTube platform, and from there you will be prompted to log in to your YouTube account to link it to 3Play.



Step 2 - Ensure Live Captioning is Enabled on your Linked YouTube 

Log into 3Play Media and make sure you're within the project where the YouTube integration was set up.  Next, click Linked Accounts located at the top of the page. 

Linked Account Button


Click the Edit button next to the Youtube account you want to use for Live Captioning.




Step 3 - Click Live Captions Enabled

From the YouTube integration's settings page, click Live Captions Enabled at the bottom of the page.
Click Update.


Next steps...

Schedule a YouTube Live Captioning Event

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