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Overview

Sendbird Live SDK for Android offers a variety of functionalities for hosting and watching live events. As a live event's host, a user can create, share their media stream, and use the chat to communicate with other users watching the live event. Users can enter a live event as participants to watch the live event and use the chat to communicate with the live event's host as well as other users.


Host

A live event's host has the authority to create, enter, start, and end the live event as well as share their media stream during the live event.

Functionalities for host

The following is a list of functionalities available to a live event's host.

FunctionalityDescription

Create a live event

Creates a new live event.

Enter a live event

Enters a live event.

Check the settings of a live event

Configures media settings and can view media stream.

Change the state of a live event

Changes the live event status to ready to allow participants to enter the live event and use the chat without receiving the host's media stream.

Start a live event

Starts the live event to allow participants to receive the host's media stream.

Display the host view

Allows the host to view their own media stream.

Manage media during a live event

Manages media settings during the live event.

End a live event

Ends the live event.

Leave the live event temporarily

Leaves without ending the live event.

Manage custom items

Manages additional information about the live event stored as custom items.


Participant

Users can watch a live event by entering the live event as participants. Participants can send messages to the chat, and leave at anytime during the live event.

Functionalities for participant

The following is a list of functionalities available to a live event's participants.

FunctionalityDescription

List live events

Retrieves a list of all ongoing live events.

Enter a live event

Enters a live event.

Receive events on a live event

Participants can stay informed of any changes in the live event.

Leave a live event

Leaves the live event.