Though I had always enjoyed using Facebook to communicate with my friends and loved ones, I was never so obsessed with this social app before. Whenever I want to express my feelings or connect to my followers instantly, I don’t fail to live stream video. What about you?

Better still, during the Facebook Live broadcast, you will see the total number of live viewers, their names and even respond to comments from them. Would you like to use Facebook Live to showcase your talent? Here you go!

How to Live Stream Video in Facebook on Android and iPhone

How to Live Stream Video in Facebook on Android

Step #1. First off, launch Facebook on your Android device.

Launch Facebook on your Android device

Step #2. Next, tap on “What’s on your mind?” located at the top of your News Feed.

tap on “What’s on your mind”

Step #3. Tap on the Go Live Video icon (looks like a person with a broadcast signal around the head).

Tap on the Go Live Video icon

Step #4. Next, you need to write a description for your video. Though it’s optional, it’s better to get it done.

Next up, you need to write a description for your video

Step #5. Now, select an audience for your video, Public, Friends etc.

Now, select an audience for your video, Public, Friends etc

Step #6. Tap on Go Live to start your live broadcast.

Tap on Go Live to start your live broadcast

Step #7. Once you have recorded the video, tap on Finish. The maximum time limit is 30 minutes.

Once you have recorded the video, tap on Finish

Now, the video will be automatically saved to your Facebook Timeline. You have the option to delete it or keep it on your timeline.

In the course of the live broadcast, if anyone tries to troll you, you can block him/her immediately.

To do so, tap on the profile picture of the view next to their comment and tap on Block.

Live videos shared by Facebook users appear in News Feed. If you want to get the notification when someone you follow goes live, tap on the Subscribe button while watching their live videos.

How to Use “Facebook Live Video” on iPhone/iPad

Step #1. Open Facebook on your iPhone.

Open Facebook on your iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Live at the top center under the search bar.

Tap on Live at the top center under the search bar

(Or you can tap on “What’s in your mind your mind?-and then choose Live Video.)

Step #3. Allow Facebook the access to your Camera and Microphone.

Step #4. Next, you need to write something regarding your video. Tap on Describe your live video.

Tap on Describe your live video on your iPhone

Step #5. If you want to switch between the rear camera and front shooter, tap on the arrow icon at the top right corner.

Switch between the rear camera and front shooter, tap on the arrow icon

Step #6. Tap on the “Go Live” to start recording the video.

Tap on the “Go Live” to start recording the video on your iPhone

Note: If internet connection is poor, a warning will appear above the keyboard. “Your connection is not strong enough to go”. Tap on it. You will see a popup saying your video is likely to have connection issues. You would be suggested to move to a different location or try to change your Wi-Fi network.

Tap on Go Live Anyway if you wish to live stream anyway.

Step #7. With 3, 2, 1 countdown the live streaming will begin.

With 3, 2, 1 countdown the live streaming will begin

Step #8. Tap on Finish at the bottom left corner, once you are done.

Tap on Finish at the bottom left corner, once you are done

Now, you can save the video to your Camera Roll, post it on your Timeline and even delete it if you are not impressed with its quality.

What do you reckon about Facebook Live? Do let us know your views in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.