How To Go Live On Tik Tok New Musical.ly Update

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Musical.ly or now known as Tik Tok is a social media platform which has taken the world on a storm. Launched in 2014, it has crossed the milestone of reaching over 200 million registered users worldwide. And is still keep on growing each and every day.

For the uninitiated, Tik Tok/Musical.ly is a video social networking app for video creation, messaging, and live broadcasting with fans or followers. It has earned tremendous popularity among young grassroots content writers. Because this app not only let them do lip syncing on music videos but also gives freedom to create their own content. Be it dancing, acting, drama, comedy or any other genre it as all welcomed on the platform.

How To Go Live On Tik Tok New Musical.ly Update

Earlier this year of 2018, the popular app was rebranded as Tik Tok and it has brought some significant changes. There are a number of added features and effects which were not there before. Also, the interface of the platform has drastically changed and turned it into something totally new and stunning.

But with all these changes seen this year, one drastic change has also occurred in the user’s life. As Musical.ly before getting transformed scraped its standalone streaming app Live.ly in 2018. Launched in July 2016, during VidCon, Live.ly was an app which helped users to go live on the platform to communicate with their fans worldwide.

But there is nothing to worry because the company just merged Live.ly’s standalone application into the mainline Tik Tok/Musical.ly application. According to TechCrunch, “The majority of live stream viewership was already taking place on Musical.ly’s main app. So it made sense for the company. To consolidate the live video alongside the other short, lip sync videos Musical.ly is known for.” Because of which the app is removed from Google Play and App Store.

How To Go Live On Tik Tok New Musical.ly Update:

  1. Go to the Tik Tok – including Musical.ly app.
  2. Click on the add button from the bottom of the screen.
  3. After your video screen has been opened click on “Live” which will be aside to your recording button.
  4. Then simply add a title which will let the other users know what this live stream is about.
  5. Click on “Go Live’ and your streaming will get started.

Note: You cannot add banned words in your title such as duet, follow, fan, bff, drama queen, donation etc. Try to go for some alternate words instead.

Note: Even after following the above steps if you are still unable to find the “Live” option then you need 1k fans to go live.

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87 COMMENTS

  1. I did just as the instructions says and there was no button to go live all there is is special effects I am VERY frustrated and not happy and I do have Tic toc including music.ly so I don’t understand at all why there is no button.

  2. It won’t let me put a birthday or username and password when you are able to if u have any idea for a username and password please

  3. I did what you said n there is no live option on the side of video….n I didn’t have it under any song! This is getting aggravating seriously….first it said I had to have a photo for live photo…I have two to choose from n it’s still not letting me so IDK…I give up on this

    • In India, you actually don’t need 1k fans to go live, but I guess at other countries 1k fans are compulsory. That’s why I have put a note in my article regarding this factor.

  4. My friend psychoticrobyn she told me that the live feature is in beta testing.. And it’s given randomly to anyone.. I seen one person go live with less than 100 fans.videos. followers.. And hearts..

  5. Why do you NEED TO HAVE 1k fans to go live like that is getting me ANNOYED AND I WANT TIKTOK TO CHANGE IT BECAUSE ITS NOT FAIR!!!!!

  6. Hi I have 7,000 fans and had live TIL a few days ago . The button has now disappeared!!! Soooo frustrating
    Anyone have any ideas ???
    jesssmith7890

  7. Ive reloaded the app so many times and there is no live button next to video when i click on the add button. Im not on any songs and its really frustrating.

  8. Yes. My live button disappeared too. Sorry it happened to you but glad I found this thread. I am not alone. Hopefully. They fix this glitch soon. @bebop.bebe

  9. Hi, I just have a little question 🙂 went you do a live and you get gifts, where do you go see or get your gifts after your live?

  10. Jesssmith7890
    Hi everyone I have 7300 fans& my live button disappeared months ago .
    I have::
    reinstalled the app
    Updated my iOS
    Contacted product support but had no reply or response 😱😱😱😱. This is soooo frustrating. Tik Tokof you read this please fix our live . Xx

  11. I do not have the go live button on my Galaxy Note 4 Android phone. I tried all the fixes and settings and it is not there. I understand that the Go Live feature will not work on some Samsung products for whatever reason which is sad. I can use it on Instagram and everything else. they really need to fix this issue. I emailed them about it but I guess they are too busy to respond or they don’t care.

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