Custom live streaming platform

How to build quick Livestream connections

Italo Orihuela
Italo Orihuela
Jul 28, 2023

In today’s virtual landscape, live streaming has become an indispensable tool for hosting events and fostering real-time community interaction. With Amity’s custom live streaming platform, you can effortlessly create and manage live streams in just a few clicks.

Customize streams with titles, thumbnails, and descriptions, ensuring each event resonates with your audience. Witness the significance of live streaming as you check stream status and view engagement in the community, user, global, and content feeds. Follow the next steps to start streaming today and forge unbreakable connections like never before.

For the following tutorial we will be using Amity Social Cloud, so if you are interested in getting more details and access please click here


  • Access to the third-party platform (Recommended OBS)
  • Access to the Amity Social Cloud Console
  • A valid stream ID (Will be generated from the console)


1. Log in to your Amity Social Cloud Console using the admin user accounts you created.

2. Click on the “Live Stream” tab located on the left side of the screen.

3. To create a new Live Stream object, click the “+” button located on the top right of the screen.

4. Enter the necessary details for your Livestream, including the Title, Description (optional), and Thumbnail (optional). Click “OK” to proceed to the next step.

5. Once your Livestream is created, click on the title to access the Livestream detail page.

6. Click the copy button to obtain the Server URL.

7. Open your preferred livestream software (e.g., OBS) that supports Custom Server URL.

8. In OBS, go to “Settings” and click on “Streams.” Paste the copied Server URL into the Server input. Ensure that the Service type is set to “Custom,” and leave the Stream Key empty. Click “OK” to save the settings.

9. Now, OBS and Amity are connected. Click “Start Streaming” in OBS to make the livestream live and available to viewers.

10. To create a live stream post and link it to your stream, return to the Stream detail page (Step 5). If you have already clicked “Start Streaming,” you will see the live badge showing up.

11. Scroll down to the bottom of the Stream details page and copy the “streamId”, this ID will be used to link the post.

12. Go to the “Posts” tab by clicking on “Posts” on the left side. Click the “+” button and select “Livestream Post.”

13. Choose “Community” as the Target Type. Paste the “streamId” (from Step 11) into the Stream ID input. Additionally, paste the “communityId” of the community where you want to stream into the Target ID input.

14. Press “OK” to create the post. You can now check your community to see your live stream post in action!

Note: To find your Community ID, follow these steps:

  • Go to the “Community” tab;
  • Click on “Community Management”;
  • Select the desired Community by clicking on its name;
  • In the Community detail section, you will find the Community ID, copy it for future reference.

Final Thoughts

With these easy-to-follow steps, you’ll be able to stream your events seamlessly and engage with your community in real time using Amity Social Cloud. Happy live streaming!