How to put my and my friends' audio while streaming live or playing on PS4?

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If you are a Play Station 4 user, you will surely want to learn how to put audio while broadcasting live shows or playing with friends. By trying this new experience with your friends, you will have a lot of fun and You can also share your experience through YouTube or Twitter channels. Who says you and your friends can't be the new stars on these platforms?

To offer an experience of quality to your viewers, you must learn to use all the options so that they can see and hear you correctly. So, if you don't find the option to insert audio during live or game broadcast, here you'll find everything you need to learn how to set it up.



What is the PS4 console?

PS4 or PlayStation 4, the fourth generation of Sony video consoles, was announced in February 2013 and was sold worldwide in November. It is one of the best-selling consoles currently, reaching 113.800.000 units in 2020.

That PS4 fame wasn't free, this console includes new software with advanced features such as inserting audio during live broadcast or game play.

Being even more powerful than its PS3 predecessor, it has a 8-core AMD processor with X86-64 architecture. This architecture is designed to work more efficiently and beyond, but it also features 8GB of unified GDDR5 RAM. Have a capacity of 500GB of storage for games purchased online or otherwise.

How to insert audio when broadcasting live or gameplay?

Connoisseurs of the world of games know that these two ways to share your games are different and therefore use different settings.


Live broadcasts broadcast what is happening live on a streaming platform, not just games, you can find all kinds of "Live" broadcasts. On the other hand, i gameplay can be live or not, in fact many are not, they are first recorded, modified a little and then uploaded. By having this clear distinction you can continue recording matches with your friends or broadcast them live.


How to broadcast live streaming or gameplay with friends?

The first thing you should do is create a room or group that your friends can join, that it can be public or private. At this moment you will not hear, because you have to go to "Settings", entering "Sharing and broadcasts".

Once there, you will see the configuration options that Sony offers you. The path that matters at this point is Streaming Settings> Advanced Settings> Shared Audio Settings.

In this screen you will see 3 options with boxes, which are “Include microphone audio in video clip”, “Include microphone audio in broadcasts”, “Share group audio”. You have to tick all the boxes.

It is important that all of your friends have the last option activated so that you can talk to each other. But something remains to be completed.


In the same “Settings” interface, go to the “Devices” option, precisely a "Audio devices" and to the card “Adjust microphone level”. Because by default PS4 carries this audio calibration very low, so it is recommended to set it to just over half.

All players need to calibrate this option the same way to be able to insert the audio during the transmission of direct or gameplay. All of this allows you to do live broadcasts on different platforms such as Twitch and of course YouTube.


It should be borne in mind that in order to achieve quality broadcasting, it is necessary to have excellent access to the Internet and that the connection is stable. How can it be done? Here is a guide on how to connect a PS4 to the internet.


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