How to Live Stream on YouTube Mobile/Desktop 2021

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One can go “Live” on Youtube. For the person who wants to go “Live” his or her account must be verified. A user can stream live on both mobile or desktop. At least the user should have 1000 subscribers to his channel for going live. You can also share youtube videos on Instagram, Facebook, and so on.


About YouTube Live

It is the event streamed live on the internet. For the Live videos when you open there will not be a time limit. When the uploader stops uploading the live video then only it gets finished. Also, you can see the “Live” marking on the bottom of the channel. Some celebrities make it an interactive session.

YouTube Verification Process 2021

Before going to live the person should verify the following conditions

  • The channel should contain at least 1000 subscribers for live stream on mobile.
  • His/Her channel must be of verified one. If you did not verify, first verify it.
  • It takes 24 hours to activate.
  • To this link add your mobile number.




  • If you are going Live on desktop then, Go to chrome.
  • Then type
  • Tap on the “create” button. It is at the top right corner of the screen.
  • Select “Go Live”.
  • If your account is already activated or enabled. You are ready to “Go Live” on youtube.

How to Go Live on YouTube Using Mobile?

Following are the steps to “Go Live” on youtube using mobile:

  1. Firstly, Open the youtube app on your Mobile.
  2. Tap on the Camcorder icon. Then select “Go Live”.

Live on Mobile


  1. You add a title and set the privacy settings.
  2. Click on “More options” and add a description. Click on “show more” to enable or disable the Live Chat.
  3. Tap on “Show less”to exit and add a thumbnail.
  4. Click on share to share the link on social media.

Sharing URL

  1. Select on “Go Live”.
  2. For stopping. Tap on the finish.
  3. Then tap on Ok.

How One Can Go Live on YouTube Using Desktop

Below are the steps for going live on youtube using desktop:

  1. Firstly, Open Chrome(Chrome 60+) or Firefox browser(Firefox 53+) browser and in search bar type
  2. You will find the camcorder icon on the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap on it. Click on “Go Live” and then select “Webcam”.


One Can Live On Youtube


  1. You add a title and set the privacy settings.
  2. Click on “More options” and add a description. Click on “show more” to enable or disable the Live Chat.
  3. Tap on “Next”. The app will automatically take a webcam thumbnail photo. You can also retake and upload it after.
  4. Click On “Go Live”.

Live Video on Desktop


  1. After going Live if you want to end the stream. Click on End stream, which is at the bottom.


Live chat


Final Words

Mostly, live videos grab the attention of a group of people. There are so many youtube channels. Out of them, some are popular and the best channels. For any charity events, there will be an option of sending money. In Live chat one who has a channel can send messages. Also, use emojis to send your reaction. This video can be watched after that period of time if the uploader keeps it in recorded mode. Youtube Live can also be done using an encoder. But, using mobile or webcam one can go quickly to “Live”.

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