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[FAQ] CameraFi Live FAQs


If you have any problem while live-streaming, or would like to ask some questions about us, please find your issue or problem at the FAQs below:

  1. YouTube Live Streaming
  2. Facebook Live Streaming
  3. Web Overlay
  4. Real-time Video Editing
  5. Screen Capture Broadcast
  6. Connecting Cameras
  7. Professional Streaming
  8. Subscription/Payment
  9. Error Messages

We also have various channels to share our latest news!



Before going to the FAQ page, if you are the first user of CameraFi Live, please check the introduction guide that tells you the icons and how to use various features in CameraFI Live.

1. YouTube Live Streaming


CameraFi Live supports the Stream Now mode to support the live-streaming feature for channels who have less than 1K subscribers. YouTube recently changed its live-streaming dashboard to YouTube Live Control Room. For more information about it, please click the title above.



YouTube verification process is NOT received per account but rather, you should get one verification per channel. It means that if you have two channels in an account, you need to get verification for each channel.



In order to broadcast live through YouTube, you should verify your YouTube account to proceed with a live broadcasting. If you click the title, you can see how to verify your YouTube account(channel).



When you first use CameraFi Live YouTube log-in, it gets your first personal account. If you want to another account or channel, you need to log in again.


Event live-streaming supports you to bring a scheduled live broadcast on YouTube.

  • YouTube Community/Copyright strike and what can I do if I get a strike?

Be careful, while live-streaming, you might be violating YouTube community/ copyright policy. In case this kind of violation happens, you will get community / copyright strikes.

Please follow the link below to learn more about YouTube Community and Copyright Guidelines.


Community Guidelines Strike Basics

- Copyright Guidelines Strike Basics

2. Facebook Live Streaming


You can easily broadcast live with your smartphone camera on Facebook. Just log in with your Facebook account and select where to stream!


In case you want to live-stream with CameraFi Live in a Facebook Group, you must add CameraFi Live App into your groupYou must have Administrator Role in the group so to be able to add apps to your Facebook Group.

Facebook recently released its streamer program called Facebook Star, or Level Up program for better game streaming and its monetization. Facebook seems to add additional features for game live-streaming.

With Facebook gaming metadata, you can tag your mobile game when you are broadcasting live on Facebook with CameraFi Live.

3. Web Overlay


Donation Platform With CameraFi Live app, you can connect the donation platform like Streamlabs to apply the chat box, subscription alerts, or the donation alerts. If you wonder how to setup Streamlabs and connect it to CameraFi Live, please click the title.

*Detailed settings for each widget like font size, or chat style are available in the Streamlabs dashboard. It is NOT available in the app.


You can add the web overlay in the screen live-streaming as well. You can adjust the size, location, and transparency of the web source. For more information about the new overlay for better web overlay customization, please click the title above.


Not only size, location, and transparency, you can zoom in and out the web overlay. CameraFi Live also provides the feature to choose the web source resolution(360p or 720p).

4. Real Time Video Editing


By swiping left, you can use the various editing features of CameraFi Live.



With the audio mixer function, you can mix two audio sources at the same time in your live broadcast. It means that you can add the audio file and apply it as the background music in your live broadcast.


With the audio mixer function, you can mix two audio sources at the same time in your live broadcast. It means that you can add the audio file and apply it as the background music in your live broadcast.


Audio sync feature is to adjust the synchronization of the video and audio when there is a synchronization issue due to the error or the delay.



With video overlay feature in the left swipe menu, you can broadcast live with your pre-recorded video. 
According to the Facebook Platform policy 19.1, please ensure any pre-recorded content is clearly distinguishable from live content.

Pen feature is located in the new Hamburger menu located in the right-upper corner of your screen.


You can add up to 3 images in your live-streaming video. With the feature, you can add your broadcasting logo image or sponsor companies in your live video.


You can use our text overlay feature to add logos or to write and add texts into your live streaming.



You can create live polls and add them to your YouTube Live stream. Polls are effective to interact with your audience and to take into account the opinion of your subscribers.


You can add your chat window in your live video by activating the CHAT feature. To learn how to set up and add the chat to your stream screen, please click the title and check the manual.
 

CameraFi Live supports various EFFECTs such as Likes, Thumbs-up, Emojis, and broadcasting stand-by effects. You can also apply the animated motion graphics that you can write the text such as scoreboard, news subtitle, ecommerce, etc.


When you are broadcasting under the same theme, you can bring every settings such as images, texts, effects at once by using the PRESET feature.


CCameraFi Live provides a camera pro mode. You can manually adjust ISO, exposure level, shutter speed, and white balance to broadcast live. Additionally, you can focus and zoom as well.

5. Screen Capture Broadcast



CameraFi Live can record vertically and live stream whatever you have in your screen.

Due to the Android OS policy, only Android OS 10 users can record the internal audio for live-streaming. This feature only works for apps that support the target API 29.

From Nov. 2nd of 2020, the new update from the Google Play Store must support the target API 29, so we believe that more apps will support the target API 29 soon.

6. Connecting Cameras



In some devices with Android OS 10 do NOT support UVC(USB Video Class) devices to be connected in the apps with target SDK Version API Level 28+. In this case, you need to download CameraFi Live with target SDK Version API Level 27. Please click the title and you can find the app download link in the posting.


7. Professional Streaming


CameraFi Live provides connecting Restream account to support multistreaming. Restream is a multi-streaming platform that supports 30+ platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Facebook etc. You can use Restream only by a log in process.

         
You can use CameraFi Live to connect multiple smartphones and function like each video source to provide live-streaming with various video sources in OBS Studio. With the function, you can broadcast a single video with three smartphones. Or, you can stream a smartphone screen with mobile game, and use another smartphone to stream video for yourself playing the game.


With vMix and CameraFi Live, you can broadcast with multiple smartphones and professional broadcasting cameras. You can transmit videos from camera quickly and stably in a wireless environment.


CameraFi Live supports connecting your camcorder/DSLR camera and sending the video wirelessly to OBS. Additionally, you can connect it to Zoom meetings by using OBS VirtualCam function.


8. Subscription/Payment


By paying CameraFi Live’s premium version, you can access to more editing tools, get rid of ads and so on. 
To know the exact differences between the free and the subscribed version of our app, please visit the posting by clicking the title above.


In-app subscription is the regular(monthly/annual) payment that is by Google payment system. If you purchase monthly/annual in-app subscription, you will be charged in a regular billing cycleYou can get rid of watermarks &ads and broadcast with more diverse features provided by CameraFi Live.


Unlike Google in-app subscription, All-in-One serial key(coupon code) is that 9 letter/number coupon code that you can purchase through the online shopping mall called CameraFi Store. As it is not subscription based, after the payment period, you will back to the free version.


CameraFi Live's in-app purchase is a subscription based. Therefore, if you do not use CameraFi Live's premium features, you have to cancel your subscription. Or, after cancelling your subscription but you'd like to start again, you can restore your subscription.

9. Error Messages


When you click the title, you can see the posting about various error messages and their solutions. If your error message does not match with the posting, please send us the email by Settings - Feedback - Report a Bug - Gmail. Please attach the screenshot of the error message. Or, you can report a bug right away in the error message pop up.



If you have any questions while using CameraFi Live, please feel free to contact us.


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    1. Thank you for using our app. Simultaneous streaming to multiple platforms is possible using restream.io. Please refer to the blog link below. https://blog.camerafi.com/2020/01/manual-how-to-multistream-for-free-with.html

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