LiveStreams: delete

Stay organized with collections Save and categorize content based on your preferences.

Deletes a video stream.

Common use cases

Request

HTTP request

DELETE https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/liveStreams

Authorization

This request requires authorization with at least one of the following scopes (read more about authentication and authorization).

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/youtube.force-ssl

Parameters

The following table lists the parameters that this query supports. All of the parameters listed are query parameters.

Parameters
Required parameters
id string
The id parameter specifies the YouTube live stream ID for the resource that is being deleted.
Optional parameters
onBehalfOfContentOwner string
This parameter can only be used in a properly authorized request. Note: This parameter is intended exclusively for YouTube content partners.

The onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter indicates that the request's authorization credentials identify a YouTube CMS user who is acting on behalf of the content owner specified in the parameter value. This parameter is intended for YouTube content partners that own and manage many different YouTube channels. It allows content owners to authenticate once and get access to all their video and channel data, without having to provide authentication credentials for each individual channel. The CMS account that the user authenticates with must be linked to the specified YouTube content owner.
onBehalfOfContentOwnerChannel string
This parameter can only be used in a properly authorized request. This parameter can only be used in a properly authorized request. Note: This parameter is intended exclusively for YouTube content partners.

The onBehalfOfContentOwnerChannel parameter specifies the YouTube channel ID of the channel to which a video is being added. This parameter is required when a request specifies a value for the onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter, and it can only be used in conjunction with that parameter. In addition, the request must be authorized using a CMS account that is linked to the content owner that the onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter specifies. Finally, the channel that the onBehalfOfContentOwnerChannel parameter value specifies must be linked to the content owner that the onBehalfOfContentOwner parameter specifies.

This parameter is intended for YouTube content partners that own and manage many different YouTube channels. It allows content owners to authenticate once and perform actions on behalf of the channel specified in the parameter value, without having to provide authentication credentials for each separate channel.

Request body

Do not provide a request body when calling this method.

Response

If successful, this method returns a liveStream resource in the response body.

Errors

The following table identifies error messages that the API could return in response to a call to this method. Please see the error message documentation for more detail.

Error type Error detail Description
forbidden (403) liveStreamDeletionNotAllowed The specified live stream cannot be deleted because it is bound to a broadcast that has still not completed.
insufficientPermissions insufficientLivePermissions The request is not authorized to delete the specified live stream. For more information, see Implementing OAuth2 authentication.
insufficientPermissions liveStreamingNotEnabled The user that authorized the request is not enabled to stream live video on YouTube. The user can find more information at https://www.youtube.com/features.
notFound (404) liveStreamNotFound The specified live stream doesn't exist.

Try it!

Use the APIs Explorer to call this API and see the API request and response.