You can schedule your Instagram Live in advance. By scheduling it in advance you can well organize the process of going live. The popular photo and video-sharing platform enabled this ability to its users in October last year. With the help of this tool, you can make your scheduled live time visible in your profile.
This tool also gives you the choice to post that you are going to go live. This way your followers will already know your live streaming time from ahead. In this article, you will get a brief description of how you can schedule your Instagram lives.
According to a previous report by Instagram, live scheduling helps Instagram users with the discovery and distribution of Instagram lives. The only thing you need to be careful about is your starting time because the platform does not send you a reminder notification about when your Live starts. Here is all you need to know about how to schedule your Instagram Live:
Instagram Live Scheduling
In the first place, you have to open the Instagram app on your device. Then swipe left and go to the ‘story” option at the bottom of your screen. After this swipe to the ‘live’ option on the right-hand side of the story beside reels. A page will be displayed showing four different icons on the left-hand side of your screen. From here select the calendar icon.
A ‘live video’ page will open up. Now in the ‘video title’ section type the title of your live video. After this enter the time when you want ‘Live’ to begin in the ‘start time’ section. After entering the video title and starting time of your Live click the ‘schedule live’ video option. At the end click ‘share as a post’ to post immediately or you can choose ‘share later’ to post it afterward.
Now your scheduled Live will be displayed on your profile. In the same way, the platform also gives you the option to reschedule or cancel your scheduled live. Here is how you can do it very easily. First of all, open your Instagram profile. Then tap on ‘Live video’ displayed on your profile. A tab will appear showing the title of the video, ‘Edit’, and ‘share as post’ options.
Select the ‘Edit’ option. From the given options select the ‘Cancel live video’ option, and your scheduled live video will be canceled. Hope you find this article helpful and informative. For more interesting tech news and updates on all the latest releases stay tuned with us.
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