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How to Use Facebook Live? [Updated 2021]



The social media giant, Facebook launched its “Go Live” feature in April 2016. Plenty of people still wonder how Facebook Live works. It is one of the best ways to reach your friends and people. Facebook Live is a good feature for business peoples to grow their business. Almost 1\3 of the world population are on Facebook. Follow the simple steps mentioned below to know how to use Facebook Live.

Facebook Live using a smartphone App

The procedure is the same for Android and iOS smartphones.

Step 1: Launch the Facebook app on your smartphone.

Step 2: In the Facebook app, tap Write something here…

How to use Facebook Live
Write Something here…

Step 3: Choose Go Live.

How to use Facebook Live
Go Live

Step 4: In the next screen, add some catchy description to your video. Add location and add additional information if you want by tapping the Location and Emoji icon.

How to use Facebook Live
Description, Location, Information

Step 5: Now, tap the Three-doted icon in the bottom right corner.

Step 6: Tap Geo Controls.

How to use Facebook Live
Geo Controls

Step 7: Choose the appropriate Age, Gender, and Location. Click Save.

How to use Facebook Live
Age, Gender, and Location

Step 8: Tap Live Video.

Step 9: Tap Start Live Video. (You have started a Live Video and remember that your friends are watching you).

Step 10: If you finished your live streaming, click Finish.

How to use Facebook Live

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Facebook Live using Facebook’s official websites.

Apart from using the Facebook app, you can go live on Facebook using its websites too. You can go live on your PC too. Going Live on PC is not recommended as you need to take your PC all the way to stream. It is recommended only for live lectures and live business meetings. Follow the below instructions.

Step 1: Open any of your web browsers and search Facebook’s URL Enter your login details.

Facebook URL

Step 2: After successful login, click the Three-doted icon below your profile.

Three doted icon

Step 3: Click Live Video.

Live Video

Step 4: Click Allow to give access to Facebook to use your microphone and camera.

Permission Access

Step 5: Once you click Allow, you will see yourself in the screen with a pop up on your right side. Type the description. Add location and additional information if you want.

Step 6: After entering all the details, click Go Live at the bottom right corner of the screen.

Step 7: If you finished your live streaming, click End Live Video.

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Wrapping Up

Now you know how to use Facebook Live on your Facebook account. Facebook Live will greatly increase your followers and enhance your business opportunities. The live session is also interactive with the comment sections.

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