How To Go Live On TikTok? [Complete Step-By-Step Guide]

How to Go Live on TikTok

Hello guys! We welcome you once again for another article on our favorite video-sharing platform, TikTok. Today we’re going to present you with a guide on “How to go live on TikTok”. In case you are interested in that, then, we would encourage you to read till the end to know the same and enlighten your TikTok experience as a whole.

TikTok – Go Live!

TikTok has gained immense and I mean immense (emphasis on the underscore) following till date, and especially after was merged with TikTok.

But a by-product of it was the introduction of a “Go Live” feature for popular users to go and have a live conversation or share content on the go without any issue or hassle. I know, exciting times!!!

Yet, many users are totally unaware of this fact and there exist still plenty more who don’t know how to do so.

Thus, we at Fixing Port have decided to bring a comprehensive guide on how to go live on TikTok for you.

Without wasting any more time, here we go!!

Steps On How To Go Live On TikTok

The process is rewarding for those interested and isn’t as really as complicated as it seems.

So, you wanna know how to go live on TikTok? Here are detailed steps for your convenience:

Make sure you have the latest version of the app. Otherwise, it may not be available on some accounts due to the fact that their versions may not support this feature. This is true for both Android and iOS versions.

  • Login to your account, if you’re not already logged in. Duh!
  • Tap on the “+” sign (Add sign) in the bottom center of your screen. This is generally an option to start making a video.
TikTok Plus Sign
  • Aside from the usual recording button, you will see the “Live” option written there.
TikTok Live
  • Tap on “Live”. A new screen will pop up, asking you for a title.
  • Add a title. Make sure that the title is a well thought out one in advance because this may well influence whether people watch your content or not, in the long run.
TikTok Swipe to Live

Also, we do request you to make sure you don’t make use of certain specific banned words like “donation”, “drama queen”, “follow”, “bff”, “fan”, “duet”, etc.

There is no exhaustive list of the banned words. So, you can only learn about them as you use the app, i.e., trial and error.

  • Finally, tap on “Go Live” on your screen.
  • Congratulations, you’ve successfully learned how to go live on TikTok.

Now, you can interact with your fans on the go and share content as you see fit, whenever you want and wherever you want.


We do hope that you found this article on “How to go live on TikTok” useful for you and are now well versed with the process of doing so, at will.

It is a fairly simple process, to be honest, and you will get the hang of it after a try or two.

It is also important for dedicated users to not ignore this feature because “live” content is a bit difficult to execute. But people do appreciate the extra effort sometimes and live content does provide a rush. Though, it does vary on the basis of personalities and comfort levels of the content makers.

Regardless, it is an amazing feature and thus, it should be rightly exploited as required to maximize your exposure and content’s appeal to the general audiences.

If you still have any doubts with regards to the same, then, do mention your doubt in detail in the comment section and we will try to be with you as quickly as we can be.

We would now like to take this opportunity to take our leave. We will be back with more but until then, see you next time! B-bye!

How do you go live on TikTok?

To go live on TikTok, simply tap on the (+) sign at the bottom center, then tap on Go Live to use the live feature.

How many followers do you need to go live on TikTok?

To go live you will need to have 1000 or more followers.

How to get more followers and views on TikTok?

To get more followers and views on TikTok you have to Identify your target audience, post 2-3 videos daily, collaborate with other users, make videos on popular songs.