How to live stream YouTube on phone


YouTube is a user-friendly and above all a free media platform. To create a live stream on mobile you need to have at least 1000 subscribers and a verified YouTube account. Also, a 5.0+ android device is significant.

Step-by-Step Guide on How to livestream YouTube on Phone:

To start the streaming process:

  • Launch the YouTube app.
  • Tap on the camera button and press live. Moreover, you have to grant access to the camera, mic and storage.
  •  At this point, you may be prompted to verify your account otherwise; on the top right you can see a camera symbol use to stream the front camera or selfie camera. (shown below)


  • You also have the option of streaming the phone screen right next to the camera option.

  • Now enter the details of your live stream. Adjust the privacy setting, add location and more.
  • Tap Next, and you will see the countdown timer. Upon reaching zero, it will take your picture to use as a thumbnail. If you didn’t like the picture, you can retake it or custom your thumbnail.
  • You can share your live stream URL using the arrow button on the top right.
  • If you are satisfied with the thumbnail, GO LIVE.
  • You can add a filter, and to the end, just tap on the X on the top right corner.
  • Click ok.

Congratulations! Now you know how to livestream YouTube on phone.

Wrap up:

The step-by-step guide mentioned above is the easiest one on How to livestream YouTube on phone.


  1. How to stream live for free?

Ans:  Thanks to free media platforms, it has become easy to stream live using Facebook live,                 Instragram Live, YouTube Live, Periscope and YouNow.

2. Is YouTube live streaming free?

Ans:  Yes, YouTube live streaming is free.

     3. What are the reqirements to livestream on YouTube?

Ans: To go live on YouTube, you should have a verified YouTube account, no livestreaming         restrictions for past 90 days, and 1000 subscribers on your YouTube channel.

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