Logging into Lightstream for the first time may be a bit overwhelming with how many permissions are requested. Most permissions are used to do simple things like updating your stream info, while some are merely bundled in with permissions we require to put you live with the press of a button. In the spirit of transparency, here's the permissions we require and what we do with them:


Email address
Required to set up your Lightstream account
Stream Key
Required to go live on your channel
Update channel title, game, & status
Used to update your channel’s game and title
Cut VODs, run commercials on your channel, and reset your stream key
These permissions are bundled with access to your stream key and are not used by Lightstream
Log into chat and send messages
Used to get your channel chat and viewer count
Get a list of all subscribers to your channel
Used to retrieve your subscriber count


Denying any of these prevents you from going live. All permissions requested by Lightstream are required but aren’t utilized unless you choose to.

Public profile
This is used to create a live stream using your Facebook account
Email address
This is required to set up your Lightstream account
This is used to stream to any events connected to your Facebook profile
Ability to post to Facebook
This is required to stream to any Facebook destination
Manage pages
This is required to start a stream on any pages that you are an administrator or owner of
Manage groups
This is required to start a stream to any groups that you are an administrator or owner of
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