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Connect Your YouTube Account

If you don't see the ability to authenticate to YouTube, please reach out to your Hudl representative.

For any YouTube account related issues please contact YouTube support.

Your team will need to create a YouTube account in order to livestream Hudl Focus games online. Learn how to create your YouTube account here. Ideally, your organization will set up their own private YouTube channel for all teams to stream events. Individual teams may also set up their own YouTube accounts for streaming purposes.

Be sure to set up your YouTube account at least 24 hours before your first game.

Verify Your YouTube Account

Once you have verified your YouTube account you'll be able to upload videos that are more than 15 minutes long.

  1. Go to

  2. Select the country you are in and pick if you'd like to receive a phone call or text message then click Submit.

  3. Once you get the text or phone call, enter the verification code and click Submit.

  4. When you get back to the status and features page, you will now see that your account has been verified.

Connect Your YouTube Account

  1. Open the Focus app and log in.

  2. Tap the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner.

  3. Tap Sign in and click Link Your Account.

  4. Tap Connect YouTube Account.

  5. Sign in to your YouTube Account.

  6. Tap Allow to give the camera access to the livestream and then tap okay.

Disconnect Focus from your YouTube Account

Need to remove this connection? Here's how:

  1. Open your Focus app and log in.

  2. Tap the gear icon.

  3. Your connections will be listed under Livestreaming > YouTube Live. Tap the X to remove the linked YouTube account.

Embed a Livestream Online

Be sure to promote your livestream before, during, or after an event on a team website or social media profile.

  1. Under the video, click Share.

  2. Click Embed.

  3. Highlight and copy the text. Then you can input the text on the website of your choosing.

Save a Livestream

You can save a livestream from your YouTube account at any time. Keep in mind any videos streamed to YouTube from Hudl Focus are also being recorded and uploaded to your Hudl account.

If you'd like to have the score shown on your livestream, your scoreboard needs to be in the camera’s field of view and turned on during installation.