Nowadays the most popular app is TikTok.
Tiktok is a music app where you can create your known music video, make duets, dance videos, etc.
You can also see live videos on TikTok.
But TikTok has some age restrictions to go live on TikTok i.e One must be 16 or above to go live on TikTok. And one should be 18 or above to send or receive gifts while they are live on TikTok.
But to see the live videos on TikTok, there are no age restrictions given by TikTok.
A person of any age can see the live videos on TikTok.
Today, we will explore how to watch live videos on TikTok.
HOW TO WATCH LIVE VIDEOS ON TIKTOK?
In your inbox, you will be able to see an option of ” TOP LIVES “.
In top lives, you will get to see the most famous live videos on TikTok.
But if you want to see the live videos of the person whom you are following.
Then click on the “FOLLOWING” option.
Here you will be able to see the live videos of the person whom you are following.
The two very basic things to watch live videos on TikTok are to have a TikTok account and secondly use the TikTok app on your mobile phone because on the desktop/ laptop the option of watching the live videos is not available.
The two different steps through which you can watch a live video on TikTok are mentioned below :
1. MOVE TO ” TOP LIVES” :
To see the live videos on TikTok, firstly sign in to your TikTok account on your mobile phone because as told earlier you will not be able to watch live videos on your desktop.
After opening the TikTok account, you will see the navigation bar at the bottom of your screen.
There will be an option of ” INBOX ”
Tap on the inbox.
After tapping on inbox, you will reach your inbox section.
On this page, various options or notifications will appear on your screen such as :
And many more
Now on this very page only you will see the tab of ” Top Lives ” at the top.
Tap on the Top Lives.
Tapping on Top Lives will allow you to watch the Live videos on TikTok.
After tapping on Top Lives, a random live video will get started on your screen.
To view another live video, just scroll up the screen or click on the tab of ” Explorer More “.
One thing to note here is, if you will scroll up the video, another video will appear on your screen.
But if you will tap on Explore More option you will get the list of all the users who are live on TikTok at that point.
And at the bottom of their profile icon, you can see how many other people are watching that particular user’s live video on TikTok.
Note: In this option, you can see the videos of the users who are situated near your region.
Now, through this step, you got to know that how can you watch a random live video on TikTok.
2. TAP ON THE ” FOLLOWING ” TAB :
If you want to see the live videos of the person whom you are following, then what to do?
In this option, we will tell you about this particular thing only.
Open your TikTok account on your mobile phone only and not on the desktop because there you won’t be able to see the live videos.
Once you opened your TikTok account go to the HOME PAGE.
How to reach there?
Just tap on the HOME icon at the bottom of your screen.
After that, you will reach on your HOME PAGE. Now two different options will be available for you :
As you want to see live videos of the person whom you are following just click on the tab of FOLLOWING.
After tapping on FOLLOWING the list of the users whom you are following will appear on your screen.
For the users who will be live at that time, a LIVE tab will appear with their profile picture.
Now to watch the Live videos of those users just tap on their profile picture.
Note: If you are not following anyone, this option will not be displayed on your screen.
So far you have learned that how can you watch the live videos of the person whom you are following on TikTok.
HOW TO FIND LIVE STREAMS ON TIKTOK?
For this also you have to follow the steps given above.
What you have to do is either tap on TOP LIVEs or tap on the FOLLOWING tab.
In the TOP LIVEs option, you will be able to see the random popular lives videos of the users who are around your region.
But in the option of FOLLOWING, you can watch the video of the different persons whom you are following on TikTok.
CAN YOU WATCH PREVIOUS LIVEs ON TIKTOK?
Unluckily, this cannot happen.
You can watch the live stream only when the user is live on TikTok.
Once the live streaming has stopped or ended you can’t watch it again.
So you can’t watch the previous LIVEs on TikTok.
You can only see it again if you record that video on your phone, but TikTok doesn’t allow an option to watch those videos again.
Going live on any social media is a good option for the creators to stay connected or interact with their followers.
On TikTok also this option is available for the users of TikTok to go live.
And in this guide, you got to know how you can watch live videos on TikTok.
So, congratulations, and have fun watching your favorite creators live on TikTok.