Whether it is new pokies or any other video games that release each year at the play store or iTunes, you get to experience the best of mobile gaming. But how about playing your mobile games and streaming on Youtube? YouTube Gaming is a service which is the brainchild of rival Twitch (a subsidiary of Amazon). The mobile app for YouTube Gaming allows you to watch compilations. And live streams of your favourite gamers but also stream your very own mobile games directly to the world’s largest video sharing platform.
So this means that now you can stream mobile games from your Android device to YouTube. And have gamers following you online.
Here is how to stream mobile games from Android mobile to YouTube
As a first step first Download the YouTube Gaming app.
Now Open the YouTube Gaming app and click on the Get Started button
You’ll be automatically signed in if you are using your saved Google account, but you can change the account you use with YouTube Gaming by using the Switch accounts.
Next tap the first icon on the top-right corner to open Mobile Capture and hit Next.
Go to the Settings screen, and choose to Stream or Record the gaming video you’re about to begin.
Based on your network connection, you can choose to stream and record in 720p HD or 480p SD quality and hit the Next.
All of the notifications and the in-game audio sounds being played on your Android device will be recorded when you use the Mobile Capture feature.
The next screen will ask you to Select the app that you want to stream or record with YouTube gaming.
Once you’ve selected the game that you want to stream or record, hit Start Now.
YouTube Gaming App
The game will now launch with the YouTube Gaming app’s overlay to help you record the footage.
Press the Record button and you’ll see a tiny red dot appear next to your front camera feed at the bottom-left corner.
To bring up the menu bar, tap on your image feed at the bottom-left corner, from where you can choose to start/stop the microphone, the front-camera feed, pause the video or even stop the recording.
You can even press the Settings icon to reduce the size of the front-camera feed that appears on the screen.
After the recording, you’ll get to the YouTube Gaming app. Here you can set the title of the video, add a description, add a filter to the video and even crop the length of the video itself.
Click the Send button at the top-right corner and your recording will now get to your very own YouTube channel.
Features of the YouTube Gaming App
With videos covering Minecraft, Grand Theft Auto, League of Legends, Call of Duty, Garry’s Mod, and tens of thousands more, it’s all on YouTube Gaming where you can record, stream, and watch a trailer of the game and live chat with your friends.
Some of the best features are that you can watch videos from more than 25,000 games. Get videos based on games you love. You can browse the pages for every game, as well as publisher and gamer channels. Explore categories from reviews to let’s plays, machinima, eSports, and more. Receive live stream notifications to keep up with the action. Join a community of publishers and gamers over 100 million strong and Tune in to live streams of events like E3, PAX, and Gamescom.
The Youtube gaming apps require 4.1 and up the compatible android devices to run all smooth.