How to Live Stream on Instagram

How to Live Stream on Instagram (iOS and Android)


One of the most popular social media apps Instagram, has a lot of awesome features to help you connect with your friends and family as well as meeting new people. One really cool one is the ability to livestream on Instagram. If you’d like to learn about the Instagram live feature, this tutorial is for you. Read Also: How To Use Instagram IGTV To Upload Longer Videos

I’m Smyth from In this post I’m going to show you how to live stream on Instagram. Now let’s get started.

How to Live Stream on Instagram

First of all let’s talk about what exactly Instagram live is and how the feature works.

What is Instagram Live?

Instagram live allows you to broadcast live video of yourself or your surroundings to your followers. You can even invite a friend to share your stream with you, to broadcast to both of your follower groups at the same time. When you’re live your profile icon will appear at the top of your followers Instagram feeds, with a live label below it.

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In case any of your followers miss your stream, when you’re done broadcasting you can save the stream to your Instagram story for them to watch later. Sounds pretty awesome right.

How to Start Streaming on Istagram

Let’s get into how you can start streaming on Instagram we’ll be demonstrating on an iPhone, but this feature works the same on both iOS and Android. To livestream on Instagram, start by launching the Instagram app on your mobile device or tablet.

Then login to your account if you aren’t signed in automatically. Next tap the camera’ icon in the top left corner. At the bottom of your screen tap live. When you’re ready to start streaming tap start live video.

instagram live streaming

Your followers will begin to join your stream and might leave you some comments, if you want to disable comments tap the dots near the bottom of your screen. Then tap turn off commenting.

How to Live Stream on Instagram

Tap the invite icon to invite one of your friends to go live with you. when you’re done broadcasting tap end. To confirm tap and live video. If you’d like to share your livestream for your followers to watch later, tap the share button to post a recording of your livestream to your Instagram story.

That’s all it takes to livestream on Instagram. Thanks for reading. If you found this article helpful we’d love it if you’d hit the thumbs up button below. Check out PhoneWallpapers.Us for free tutorials app and other.


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