How to Stream Live Video from Twitter on iPhone and iPad

Twitter now lets you stream live video on your iPhone. Follow this guide to send your message across in the most interactive manner.

You can now broadcast Periscope-powered live video in Twitter on your iPhone or iPad. Moreover, you can instantly find out how many people are watching your video. It’s the best way to interact with your followers and send your message across.

“Live video is the most immersive way to experience what’s happening around the world. From protests and monumental moments to celebrations and things that make us LOL, we’re making it easier for you to broadcast live video”Twitter.

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How to Stream Live Video from Twitter on iPhone and iPad

How to Stream Live Video from Twitter on iPhone and iPad

Note: Make sure you have the latest version of Twitter on your iPhone.

Step #1. Launch Twitter on your iOS device.

Open Twitter App on iPhone

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Step #2. Next, you need to tap on the compose button located at the top right corner.

Tap on Compose Button in Twitter on iPhone

Step #3. Next, you have to tap on the Live button.

Tap on Live Button in Twitter on iPhone

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Step #4. On the next screen, read the information.

“You can now go LIVE on Twitter, Powered by Periscope.”

Tap on OK, go it.

Tap OK to Live Stream in Twitter on iPhone

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Step #5. Now, a popup will appear requesting you to allow Twitter to access your Microphone. Allow it.

Allow Microphone Access to Twitter

Step #6. Next, write anything related to your message. Once you are done. Tap on “Go Live.”

Compose Tweet and Tap on Go Live in Twitter on iPhone

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Note: To switch the camera, either tap on the X button at the top left the corner, then tap on the camera button.

Flip iPhone Camera on Twitter Live


Tap on the menu button (three dots at the bottom) then select the Flip Camera.

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Swap iPhone Camera in Twitter Live

Share Your Twitter Video/Hide Chat/Check Out Viewers

When you are live, tap on the tiny button (looks like a person) located at the bottom left the corner. Now, you can share, check out how many people are watching your video and even hide chat.

View Live Viewers in Twitter on iPhone

Ask for Follow/Share/Show Chat/Start Sketching

Once you are live, tap on the menu button at the bottom (looks like three dots).

Tap on Menu Button in Twitter Live on iPhoneYou should see a menu with several options such as Ask for Follow/Share.

In this test, I want to sketch. Simply tap on Start Sketching. On the next screen, you should see the four different options to let you sketch differently. Select your preferred option and sketch on the screen.

Use Sketching in Twitter Live on iPhoneIn the end, tap on Done at the bottom right corner.

Finally, tap on the “X” button at the top left the corner. Then, tap on “Stop Broadcast” button at the top center.

That’s it! Check out how many people watched your video. If you want to replay it, tap on the replay button.

You may also like to check out how to live stream video on Facebook, how to use Hype live video app, how to use Instant Video in Facebook Messenger, how to use art filters to videos in Prisma.

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Dhvanesh Adhiya
Dhvanesh Adhiya is the founder and editor-in-chief who takes care of audio, visual, and textual contents uploaded on He is passionate about wonderful apps that change the way your iPhone interacts in your life.
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