How do I view an Instagram Live?

When someone you follow shares a live broadcast, their profile picture will appear at the top of your News Feed with a colourful ring around it and the word Live. Tap or click their profile picture to view their live broadcast.

You can watch live broadcasts on the Instagram app or on

While viewing live broadcasts

While viewing someone's live broadcast, you can leave comments, like and share it!

On the Instagram app, tap Comment at the bottom of the screen to leave a comment, and Like to like their broadcast.

On, click Add a comment at the bottom right of the screen to leave a comment.

Missed out on the live?

Not to worry! If someone has shared a live broadcast replay to their IGTV, you'll see it in their IGTV videos on their profile page where you can continue to comment, like, or share!