Pair Wowza ClearCaster with Facebook

Before you can send video from Wowza ClearCaster™ to Facebook Live, you must associate (pair) the ClearCaster device with the Facebook account that you want to use for sharing your Facebook Live video streams.

Notes:
  • You must register your ClearCaster with Wowza before you can pair it with Facebook. Follow the instructions in Register Wowza ClearCaster with Wowza to register your device. During registration, you can pair the ClearCaster with the Facebook account that you want to use to share Facebook Live streams and skip the pairing procedures described in this article.
  • If you don't have a Facebook account to pair with your ClearCaster, create a Facebook account.
  • If your ClearCaster is already paired with a Facebook account, and you want to use a different Facebook account for sharing your Facebook Live stream, unpair your ClearCaster before following the steps in this article.

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Use a pairing code to pair Wowza ClearCaster with your Facebook account
Pair Wowza ClearCaster with your Facebook account (no pairing code)
View Wowza ClearCaster pairing information

Use a pairing code to pair Wowza ClearCaster with your Facebook account


Note: If you paired your ClearCaster with a Facebook account during device registration, skip this procedure.
  1. Turn on the power to your unpaired ClearCaster device. If it's registered with Wowza, a Device Pairing code will be displayed in the LCD.
  2. Go to facebook.com/device and log in with the Facebook account that you want to use for sharing Facebook Live video streams.
  3. Enter the ClearCaster device pairing code in the box, and then click Continue to start the pairing process.
  4. To confirm successful pairing, see View Wowza ClearCaster pairing information.

Pair Wowza ClearCaster with your Facebook account (no pairing code)


Note: If you paired your ClearCaster with a Facebook account during device registration, skip this procedure.
  1. Turn on the power to your unpaired ClearCaster device.
  2. Go to clearcaster.wowza.com and sign in with your Wowza account.
  3. Click Pair with Facebook for your unpaired ClearCaster device.
  4. If you're not logged in to Facebook, or if you're logged into a Facebook account that you haven't previously paired with the ClearCaster, click Yes, Connect to Facebook to log in to your Facebook account and pair the device with it. If you previously paired the ClearCaster with the Facebook account, you can pair the ClearCaster device with the Facebook account immediately.
  5. To confirm successful pairing, see View Wowza ClearCaster pairing information.

View Wowza ClearCaster pairing information


On your Wowza ClearCaster Admin webpage

  1. Make sure that the ClearCaster device is turned ON.
  2. Sign in to the Wowza ClearCaster Admin webpage at clearcaster.wowza.com with your Wowza account and see the name of the Facebook account paired with each of your ClearCaster devices.

On your Wowza ClearCaster device

Use the LCD menu button controls to navigate to the Facebook Menu.The name of the Facebook account that the ClearCaster is paired with will be displayed in the LCD.


Next steps

 Update Wowza ClearCaster Software
  -or-
 Create a Wowza ClearCaster Live Stream for Facebook Live


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