Frequent question: How do I get Facebook Live to work?

Why isn’t my Facebook Live working?

Sadly, often times Facebook doesn’t work properly and you can’t go live. This could be caused by many factors like account error, app caches, internet connection, phone storage etc. Most of the times the real culprit is the poor (slow and/or unreliable) Internet you’re trying to go live from.

How do I enable Facebook live?

How do I go live on Facebook?

  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.

Why can’t I play live videos on Facebook?

Restart your mobile device. Make sure you’re using the most recent version of the operating system for your mobile device. Check your internet connection: If your internet connection is slow, try reconnecting to your Wi-Fi network or connecting to a different network.

Where is my Facebook live video?

Open the Facebook app for iOS or Android. From your News Feed, tap . Tap Live Videos. If you don’t see it, tap See More then scroll to find it.

Why are my videos not playing?

Update the internet browser. Clear cache and history files in Android phone. Clear cache in YouTube app. Update your YouTube, or Facebook app.

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How does Facebook Live work?

In the Facebook app, begin to compose a status as you normally would. On iOS, a list of options will show up below the text field, tap on Live Video > Continue. On Android, tap on Go Live > Continue. Give your Live video a title (e.g. “Playing miniature golf!”) and set the level of privacy (friends, public, etc).