How to Go Live on TikTok: 5 Things You Must-Know

Going live on TikTok can be a great way to connect with your followers and build your brand.

However, some still wondering about how you can do a live stream on TikTok. It’s not strange that many still don’t know about this, since TikTok only introduced this feature in Dec 2021.

Plus, not everyone have access to TikTok live.

So to walk you through, here are the 5 things you need to know about going live on TikTok.

1. The Requirements

Actually, officials only say that the requirement to live stream is to be at least 18 years old or older.

However, many sources said that there are other requirements which is having at least 1000 followers.

So to sum it up, 2 requirements for you to go live on TikTok are:

  1. To be at least 18 years old or older
  2. Having at least 1000 followers.

More on Eklipse Blog >> What Are the Requirements to Go Live on TikTok? Find The Answer Here! – Blog

2. Going Live on TikTok with PC

How to Go Live on TikTok on PC
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There are several ways to go live on TikTok. If you play games like Call of Duty, Fortnite, Apex Legends, or VALORANT, you might want to know how to live stream TikTok with a PC.

After you fulfill the requirements, going live to TikTok with PC is actually easy. Here is a quick tutorial on it.

  1. Go to TikTok website
  2. Click Profile icon, click LIve Studio
  3. Click Download
  4. Run the app
  5. Set it up
  6. Hit Go Live to livestream

For a more detailed guide, you can check another post from Eklipse blog by clicking this link >> How to Go Live on TikTok on PC: A Quick Guide – Blog

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3. Live on TikTok With Broadcaster Software

While going live with TikTok default app is easy, it might be not that customizable.

So, for all of you who loved tinkering and tweaking with your tools, you can stream using Streamlabs OBS.

To start going live with Streamlabs OBS, you can follow these steps:

  1. Download Streamlabs OBS, run it
  2. Login with your TikTok Account
  3. Copy-paste your stream key
  4. Click Go Live and say hi to the world!

Also, we got a more detailed tutorial on this! Check out the guide by clicking this link >> How To Stream On TikTok with Streamlabs OBS: 7 Easy Steps – Blog

4. Share your Mobile Phone Screen for TikTok Live

Let’s say you play Mobile Legends on your phone, and that’s the only device you have, and you want to start live streaming.

No worries, you can still do it by screen sharing it to TikTok.

To start sharing your screen with TikTok, you can follow this quick guide:

  1. Tap + Icon
  2. Go to the Live section
  3. Select Mobile Gaming in the top menu
  4. Set it up
  5. Hit Go Live and say hi to the world!

If you are looking for the detailed guide on this, you can check out the post on Eklipse blog by clicking this link >> How To Screen Share TikTok Live: An Ultimate Guide – Blog

5. Joining Other Creators Livestream

How to go live on TikTok? There are 5 things you need to know, from the requirements, to many options to do that!

While you already create a lot of content and plentiful followers, there is a chance that you still don’t have access to TikTok live.

So, an alternative to this is by joining other people’s livestream. But, this doesn’t mean that you can just randomly request to join other people’s livestream

You can connect with them, and ask it kindly to collaborate, so you can get a win-win with another creator!

Here’s what you need to do to join other people’s TikTok live.

  1. Hit the + button
  2. Select LIVE
  3. Tap that Co-Host icon in the bottom-left
  4. Done

There are 2 ways you can join other creator’s Live on TikTok. You can check up the guide on this link >> How To Join Someone’s Live on TikTok in Two Easy Methods – Blog


That’s all you know about how to go live on TikTok. Don’t hesitate to share this post with your friends if you find it helpful!

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