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How to Go Live on Facebook from your Laptop/Pc: A Step-by-Step Guide

Facebook Live video is immediate, authentic and interactive. You can go live on Facebook from your Laptop/PC. 

Live is the perfect way to interact with audiences in real time. Field their burning questions, hear what’s on their mind and have a peek at their dwell reactions to judge how your air will be moving. 

Join together with your followers — instantly

Live enables you to connect with the people who care . Your followers may receive notifications when you go live, so they know to tune into your broadcasts in just the correct moment.

Engage with your audience with Live video that is truly social.

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By following below mentioned step by step instructions you can easily go live on Facebook from your Laptop/PC

Step 1: Use OBS Studio to Stream your video:

Download the OBS Studio app from https://obsproject.com/ and install in your laptop/pc. It is an free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.

OBS studio application homepage

Step 2: Add your streaming video to OBS studio

Click + symbol to add media source

Add media in obs studio

Select the video which you want to stream live from your laptop/pc files.

Upload video in obs studio

Then,resize the video to fit inside the frame.

resize video in obs studio

Step 3: Create live URL and Stream Key from Facebook live

Click Facebook live button in your Facebook page.

Click live on facebook page

It will display all the options and settings for Facebook live.

Facebook live setup

Step 4: Copy server URL and stream key to OBS studio

Copy the server URL and stream key to OBS studio one by one.

URL and stream key

Goto Settings>> Stream>>Enter the copied URL and stream key>>Click Apply or Ok.

Step 5: Start Streaming

Facebook fetches the content and then you can select which page you want to go live and click GO LIVE.

Goto Settings>> Stream>>Enter the copied URL and stream key>>Click Apply or Ok.

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Step 5: GO LIVE!!!

After selecting Click Go Live and that’s it you are live now.

go live on facebook

You can share the live streaming for more engagement on facebook with your friends and groups you are in.

Share live stream in facebook groups

I hope you learned how to go live on Facebook from your Laptop/PC. Facebook live is an interesting feature from facebook which will provide instant engagement with your audience.

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