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How to go Live on Instagram on your Mobile Phone

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Written by Abdulbaasit
Student of Engineering and also a student of Instagram. Enjoy my articles.

You are probably new to Instagram and then wonder how to go live on Instagram as other people do. Creating a live video on Instagram can be nice, it’s also a way to keep your followers updated about events happening in real-time, special events, or live concerts.

You can access this feature using the Insta-story function on your preferred device. Many people chose to use Instagram live broadcasts as a way to communicate directly with their followers and share information.

Furthermore, there are various ways to start a live broadcast on Instagram. You can choose to start the broadcast alone or start it with a friend.

How to go Live on Instagram using an Android or iPhone

Method 1

1. Launch the Instagram application on your android or iPhone.

2. Next, click on the “+” icon at the top right corner of your screen.

How to go live on Instagram

3. A pop-up menu appears

How to go live on Instagram step 3

4. Click on “live”, then look for the camera button and click on it to start the live video. Instagram will send a notification to some of your followers that you started a live video.

5. As followers begin to join your live broadcast, their usernames will appear at the bottom of your screen.

6. To end a live video, click on the “x” icon at the top right-hand corner.

Step 6

Instagram will show you how many people viewed your live feed. You will be given the option to share the video for the next 24 hours.

This will allow those who missed your live broadcast to view it on your Instagram stories.

Method 2

  1. Launch the Instagram application on your android or iPhone.
  2. Swipe left, just below the camera button, you will see some options. Search for “live” and click on it. Instagram will automatically send a notification to some of your followers who are currently online that you started a live video on Instagram.
Method 2

3. As followers begin to join your live broadcast, their usernames will appear at the bottom of your screen.

4. To end a live video, click on “x” in the top right-hand corner. Once you end the live broadcast, Instagram will show you how many people viewed your video. You will also have the opportunity to download the video and you will be given the option to share the video for the next 24 hours so those who missed your live broadcast can see it on your Instagram stories.

How to go Live with a Friend on Instagram

Method 1

1. Launch the Instagram application on your preferred device.

2. Click on the “+”icon at the top right corner of your screen.

3. A pop-up menu appears.

4. Click on “live”, then look for the camera button and click on it to start the live video.

5. Once you are live, click the first icon from your left which is at the right bottom corner of your screen. You can only go live with someone who is already watching your live video and you can only have four hosts for a live broadcast.

Method 2

6. If you want to invite someone who is not presently watching your live broadcast to join you, click “Send to” and search for their name in the list to send a request to them to watch your live videot.

7. Next, click on a friend’s name and then click “Add.”

8. Once they have accepted your live video request, their video should appear alongside yours on a split-screen. To remove your friend from the Live video, click the “x” icon at the top right of their screen.

9. To end your live video, tap “x” in the upper right-hand corner.

Method 2

  1. Launch the Instagram application on your android or iPhone.
  2. Swipe left, just below the camera button, you will see some options. Search for live and click on it. Instagram will automatically send a notification to some of your followers who are currently online that you are going live on Instagram
  3. Once you are live, click the third icon from your right which is at the right bottom corner of your screen. You can only go live with someone who is already watching your live video.
  4. If you want to invite someone who is not presently watching your live broadcast to join you, click “Send to” and search for their name in the list to send a request to them to watch your live broadcast
  5. Next, click on a friend’s name and then click “Add.”
  6.  Once they have accepted your live video request, their video should appear alongside yours on a split-screen. To remove your friend from the Live video, click the “x” icon at the top right of their screen
  7. To end your live video, tap “x” in the upper right-hand corner.

How to Request to be in another user Live Broadcast on Instagram

1. Open another user’s live broadcast and click “Request.”

2. Next, click “Send Request” to request to be in their live broadcast.

3. You will receive a notification whether or not your request has been accepted or denied by the host

Summary: How to go Live on Instagram on your Mobile Phone

Instagram’s live broadcast is a way people share information with their followers. You can start a live broadcast on any device of your choice as long you have Instagram installed on it.

Furthermore, you can decide to host the live broadcast alone or ask a friend who is already on the live broadcast to join you as a host. You can only have a maximum of 4 hosts on a live broadcast. You can also request to join a live broadcast as a host.

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