How to start a Facebook Live video stream - Using your mobile device

Gareth Nicholls Updated by Gareth Nicholls

How to setup a Facebook Live video stream - Using your mobile device

Requirements:

  • Facebook account.
  • Facebook mobile app. iOS or Android

  1. Tap Live at the top of your News Feed.
  2. You can select a broadcast type (example: Lip Sync Live) or tap  to add an effect. You can also add an effect after you've started your broadcast.
  3. Tap Start Live Video.
  4. Tap Finish when you want to end your broadcast.

* Should you instead want to schedule a live video, please see the desktop guide which will detail scheduling a live video on your computer. How to start a Facebook Live video stream - Using your mobile device

* To go live in a group or event, tap Write something... or Say something, then tap Live Video.Note: To block viewers during a live broadcast, tap and hold the the profile picture next to a viewer's comment, then tap Block.

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