How To Watch Facebook Live using Mobile App & Desktop

Facebook live broadcasting is currently a popular trend. It allows people to live stream different activities such as performances, events and gatherings. Family, friends or followers can watch and interact with the broadcaster through reactions, comments and shares.

From common people to small business owners and influencers, everyone has a certain purpose for making live videos on Facebook. You can find different types of live videos like educational, funny, creative, brand awareness and other exciting footage.

Here is how to watch Facebook Live on mobile and desktop.

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How to Watch Facebook Live using Android App

To watch Facebook live

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Tap More in the top right corner
  • Tap Live Videos, If it is not available tap See more to expand and search for it.

Another way to watch Facebook Live

  • Log into your Facebook account.
  • Tap on the icon that resembles a TV screen at the top.
  • Tap Live.

How to Find Facebook Live using Desktop

To find Facebook live videos

  • Login to your Facebook account using the desktop browser of your choice.
  • On the left side navigation panel, click See more to expand.
  • Scroll down and click Live video.
  • Find Facebook live videos on different aspects like Popular Live videos, Live gaming, Recent Live videos, Live news etc.

Another possible way to watch Facebook live videos

  • Log in to your Facebook account, click on the icon that resembles a TV screen from the top of your newsfeed or click Watch from the left side navigation panel.
  • Then, click Live under Watch.

The easiest way to find Facebook live

  • Type in the browser’s address bar and watch Facebook Live without an account. This will save time and no need to log into to your account even. 

How to Watch Facebook Live Videos using Hashtags (#)

To watch Facebook live videos

  • Go to your Facebook account.
  • Click on Watch.
  • After that click Live below Watch.
  • Type #live (key search) in the search box under Watch.


How To Enable Live Video Notifications on Facebook Account?

If you don’t want to miss Live streaming from people or pages you follow, turn on the Live video notifications on the account.

In order to enable notifications for Facebook Live, follow the steps below:

  • Open your Facebook account on the desktop.
  • Tap the arrow icon at the upper right corner.
  • Tap Settings & Privacy > Settings > Notifications.
  • Scroll down to select Video and toggle the switch on for Allow Notifications on Facebook.
  • Select where to receive the notifications, whether Push, Email or SMS or all.


Anyone can now create, host, and share Live videos on social media with smartphones and apps. Moreover, Facebook Live is a great way to view interesting content from broadcasters.

At the same time, you can communicate with the broadcaster and viewers while watching videos on Facebook Live. You can further invite friends to watch the Livestream and enjoy together.