How to setup a Facebook Live Event in advance

Facebook have one of the worst UIs ever. The interface changes every week, and I can never remember how to setup a live event there because it’s to unintuitive. Here’s how a quick step-by-step process to make my life:

  • head over to
  • click Go Live at the top (next to the search bar)
  • pick the page in question on the right
  • select Schedule Live Event
  • fill out the details and create the event

Next time you stream, it’ll automatically go to that event.

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