bilibili live stream guideline for VTuber (English verison)

part 0: Before the live

Before you start the live broadcast, you must register an account and pass real-name authentication.

If you are our partner, you can skip this step.

part 1: Prepare a live stream in the live broadcast settings

1. Enter the live broadcast settings (开播设置)
2. Select a category (直播分类)
*: VTuber has a unique category, you only need to select the 虚拟主播 option.
3. Enter a title (房间标题), and click save (保存) button.
*: You can type up to 20 characters
4. Select a custom thumbnail (直播封面)
*: ignore the first custom thumbnail, this is the function provided to the webcam liver.
*: click second + to select and upload image.
(format: jpg, png; file size: <2mb; image resolution: 470×293 )
5. Enter tags (我的个人标签)
*: click input element and type your tag, then confirm with the Enter key or by clicking the Add (新增) button.
*: You can add your nickname, the game you are playing, etc. as your live room tags.
6. Enter a description (个人简介), and click save (保存) button.

part 2: Start live

1. Enter the live broadcast settings (开播设置) , Click start live (开始直播)
2. Get your live server address (您的rtmp地址) and stream key (您的直播码)
*: Clicking Copy (复制) will copy the content to the clipboard.
3. Paste your live server address (您的rtmp地址) and stream key (您的直播码)
4. Click Start Streaming

part 3: End the live

1. Click Stop Streaming
2. Enter the live broadcast settings (开播设置) , Click Close live (关闭直播)

part 4: Live content attention

However, bilibili is a website in mainland China, so you need to comply with local laws and community rules. If you violate these rules, bilibili may close the live room or block your account at any time.

  • You can’t display Youtube live chat on your live stream.


  • kasuke
    it's show when I start live 系统升级维护中 ??
    • koukuko
      In some cases, bilibili will ban non-chinese users from broadcasting.

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