Why Can't I Go Live On TikTok Even Though I Have 1000 Followers?

TikTok is a social platform that allow users to create and share short videos. It was recently bought by Chinese company ByteDance for $800 million. Now, the most popular app on TikTok is musical.ly (now known as Tik Tok). Know that you know the background let’s answer why you can’t go live on TikTok even with 1000 followers!

Why can’t I go live on TikTok even though I have 1000 fOllowers?

Can anyone go live on TikTok?

Can't Go TikTok Live

There are two ways you can go live on TikTok. If you’re a creator, you can go live directly from your follower’s page by clicking the button that says “go live”. Otherwise, everyone else just needs to tap the camera icon in the bottom right-hand corner of their app to start broadcasting.

Do I have to have 1000 followers to go live on TikTok? No, you don’t. Some users believe that having 1000 followers is required in order to go live on TikTok but this is not the case. You can go live as long as you are at least 13 years old and have an activated phone number associated with your account.

Will my video go live after I start broadcasting?

Yes, your video will go live once you hit the “Go Live” button. Where can my fans find me if I go live on TikTok? Your fans will be able to see your broadcast by clicking on the camera icon in the bottom right hand corner of their app and then searching for your username. Your broadcast will be shown at the top of the live list of users who are viewing and broadcasting from their own accounts.

This is where you can interact with your fans by replying to and commenting on comments that come up during your broadcast. Can people watching my video comment? Yes, people watching your video can comment as much as they want. However, you can’t see these comments until the video is over. To reply to a comment, tap on it and you’ll be brought up with a list of options. From here, just tap “send” and your online friends will receive your message.

I have 1000 followers. Why Can’t I Go Live On TikTok?

Now you know the reason why you can’t go live on TikTok if you have 1000 fans. You have to be at least 13 years old and have an activated phone number associated with your account in order to go live. Your broadcast will show up in the feeds of users who are viewing and broadcasting from their own accounts. You can receive messages and get followers if you interact with your viewers by replying to and commenting on their comments. Now, go out there and start broadcasting!

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