We’re thrilled you’re interested in creating a fantag-ready event. By making your event fantag-ready, you’ll be creating a ton of value from your video and delivering a richer video experience to all of your audiences.
Whether you’re filming from an iOS device, making your live broadcast Fantag-ready, or capturing your event from multiple angles, the process for setting up your event is simple! Follow the steps below to create your Fantag-ready event.
Lets get started.
Tap the '+' sign
In ther upper right-hand corner of the 'Me' screen you will see the '+' (plus) sign. Tap it to get started.
Fill out the form
Name your event with something descriptive and then make sure to fill out all of the remaining fields.
Boom, that's it!
Your event has been created and you're ready for fans.
Tap the camera icon and the video capture screen will immediately open allowing you to record the event and fantag at the same time.
Tap the stop event icon after your event is over. The card will collapse and remain in your Events I Created section.
Tap the pencil icon if you want to edit the event description, date, time, etc.
Tap the delete event icon if you want the event removed forever.
Who can see my events?
Location and time are important
Fans and friends will see your event in the Live Events Near Me section of the app if their smartphone location services are active and they are within one mile of the event location.
Events will show a 'PRE-GAME' status 30 minutes prior to the event starting.
Events will show a 'LIVE' status if the event has started streaming (recording video).
Countdown to fantagging
After your fans tap the event they want to join, they will see one of two screens:
A countdown clock will click off the minutes until the posted event start time. A good time for them to grab a snack.
The stream is LIVE and they can start to tap the fantag button whenever they want a highlight delivered.
Get to know your recording screen
I don’t see any events. Am I doing something wrong?
Events will be displayed if you are within one mile of a scheduled event and the start time of the event is within 30 minutes.
Why do I need to enable my location?
The Fantag app uses the location of your phone to show you which events are nearby. Your location services need to be active for fantag to display those events.
Can I fantag while I am capturing video?
Yes! When you are recording, the fantag icon will appear in the lower right-hand corner of your screen. To tag a highlight, just touch the fantag icon.
Where Should I stand to film my game? (mid-field, elevated, or sideline)
You can stand at any location to record the action at a game. And, since you can capture many camera angles, you get to choose. At fantag, we love how the sideline cameras capture the action. Make sure to include at least one in your setup.
Should I stream over my cellular connection or over wifi?
Streaming over a wireless network is the preferred method as it does not use any cellular data. If this isn't feasible, streaming via your cellular connection will work great too.
How much battery does fantag use?
When using the fantag app to capture highlights, battery usage is limited. When recording video, it is helpful to have an external battery available in case the battery runs low.
I’m on wifi but it’s not working. What's wrong?
Some venues may block sending live streaming content directly to platforms like fantag. If wifi is not working, this may be the case. You can ask the venue to whitelist fantag.live or use your cellular services to record content.
How can I use a tripod or monopod with my mobile phone?
Mobile phones require an adapter clip to attach the phone to a monopod or tripod standard camera connection. These are inexpesive and available online.
My school is live streaming, can I use the live stream for fantag?
Yes! Many live streaming software products allow a second stream to be sent fantag. The setup is simple and can be found here.