How to Go Live on Facebook App

Author: Simridhi | Guide: Facebook |

Facebook not just helps you connect with your friends, it also helps you engage with your audience (especially if you're a creator). You can go live on Facebook and communicate with your friends. But first you need to log in to Facebook on iPhone or Android. So if you want to go live on Facebook app, this article is for you. You just need to follow and implement the steps mentioned below.

Go live on Facebook app in 4 easy steps

Step 1: Open the Facebook app: The first step is pretty simple. You simply need to open the Facebook app on your phone:

  • You can download the app from Playstore if you don't have it already.
  • Alternatively, you can open Google and type to access Facebook online.
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Step 2: Tap on the add icon: Once you have arrived on the Facebook portal - either online or through the app - you need to find the plus icon on your screen.

  • You'll find this icon in the top right of your screen.
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Step 3: Tap on live: Once you click on the plus icon in the top right of your screen, you will see a number of options show up in the bottom like Post, Story, Reel, and Live.

  • You need to click on the option Live.
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Step 4: Tap on go live: Once you click on Live, you will see the option Go Live. Above this option Go Live you will be asked to fill out a description.

  • Fill the description and click on Go Live.
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Just these 4 steps are going to be enough for you to go live. In case, you have a doubt, try reading the FAQs mentioned below. Your doubt might be there. In the same way, if you want to go live on Facebook on iPhone, you can do that too in a few simple steps.


Should I go for posting videos over doing Facebook lives?

That's not the case. Going Live has its own advantages like building a qualified audience as Facebook Live immediately connects you with the audience while in the case of posted videos you need to wait for your videos to reach the audience.

How do viewers engage with a live video?

Viewers can like, react, comment, and even share while you are going live on Facebook. This is not very different from the other media that you might post. But the edge that you get with going live is that you able to connect with your audience in real time.

Can I broadcast audio on Facebook?

That's right, you can broadcast audio live.

How many followers do I need to broadcast audio live?

You need 10k followers to broadcast audio live. Besides, you need to broadcast live from a Facebook Page of yours.

Do my followers get notified when I go live?

That's right, your followers are sent a notification as soon as you go live.

These questions which are frequently posed, will help you better your experience of going live.

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