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How to go live on TikTok?

Many websites today have a streaming option and it became very popular. It allows you to connect with your fans and followers in real time, which is something everyone likes to see. With the press of a button, you can stream your real life to others all around the globe, from any place in the world. And no matter what you want to share, whether it’s your awesome dance moves, cooking skills or your thoughts, there are always some people eager to watch.

TikTok has exploded in popularity since it’s launch back in 2016. It had 800 million active users worldwide by 2020, but many are not aware of streaming functions. Going live is one feature that opens up a whole new world to users and it’s fun to explore.

Streaming via TikTok is fairly easy. You can begin the process in only a few taps of your finger. However, there are few requirements before you start. In order to go live on TikTok, you must have at least 1,000 followers.

Here’s how to go live on TikTok and what are the requirements that you need, before you begin your live streaming career.


How to go live on TikTok?

If you decided to try out your first live streaming on TikTok, we are here to help out. In case your live stream button isn’t visible on your account, double-check if you match the requirements needed for going live.

These are the steps that you can follow along if you want to start your TikTok broadcast on either Android or iOS:

Step 1: Open the TikTok app.

Step 2: Touch the plus + button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Press the Live option under the record button.

Step 4: Add a title for your live stream. Try to describe the best way you can what your live stream is about so that you can get as many viewers as possible.

Step 5: Click Go Live to begin.

Step 6: When you finish streaming, tap the ‘X’ button to end your session.


Who can see TikTok live?

Anyone with on TikTok can view your live stream, considering that TikTok is an open platform. Everyone can create an account.

If you are looking to watch a certain live stream, you can search any account and tell if they are live streaming or not. The way you can see that is by looking at their profile picture, which will have a pink ring around it, with the word “Live” at the top.

To find live streams in the TikTok app, go to the inbox tab at the bottom of your screen. You will then see a Top Lives button. Hit watch and you can scroll through live streams.

If you’re not a huge fan of TikTok, there are many other platforms that are more popular for streaming, as they have been made for that reason only.

What age do I have to have in order to use TikTok stream?

Even though the minimum age to make a TikTok account is 13, you have to be at least 16 to go live.

Can you earn some money with the TIkTok stream?

You can only earn virtual gifts by broadcasting a live video, a capability available only to those with 1,000 followers

Is TikTok banned in the US?

TikTok is still alive in the U.S. despite the Trump administration's effort to ban the platform.