How to Go Live On TikTok Without 1000 Followers (2023)

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How to Go Live On TikTok Without 1000 Followers

Are you lagging behind 1000 followers? Still, you want to go live but wonder how? You are at the right place to get your answer. Live streams on TikTok not only help you earn followers but also give you gift points.

Tiktok is in trend. This app has billions of active users worldwide. TikTok is a video-focused platform where people make videos for their followers and share their experiences with the world. There is a feature ‘ go live’  which permits users to start live streaming. 

Unlike other social apps, Instagram or Facebook, the community guideline of TikTok made it clear that without hitting 1000 followers you cannot go live. Anyway, every social platform has its terms. Here we cannot say much.

In this article, we have mentioned how to go live on TikTok without having 1000 followers in 2023. These steps are very simple. Keep following and continue discovering.

Steps to Follow:

Step 1: Open TikTok on your mobile phone.

Step 2:  Click on your Profile Icon.

Step 3: Now we need to go to settings to further our steps. For that, tap on the three dots and tap on “Settings and Privacy”.

Click on Settings and Privacy

Step 4: Scroll down until you get the ‘Support’ section. There you will see an option ‘report a problem’. Tap on that option.

Tap on Report a.Problem

Step 5: Now find Live/Transaction. If you don’t find this option then try to find the “LIVE” or “Payment” or “Reward” option and tap on any of them which you find, though priority is “LIVE”.

Live, Report a problem

Step 6: Tap on ‘ Hosting LIVE’, and than tap on ‘I can’t start a live’.

I can't start live

Step 7: A page will open asking ‘ Is your problem resolved? ‘  Tap on ‘No’.

Step 8: You can find an option, ‘ I need more help’. Click on this option. Now, you need to write in the feedback section. Request them to enable the live streaming option in your account. Let them know how your fans are asking for your live videos, why you want to go live, and other things you want to say to convince them. 

Step 9: Finally you have to give your email address through which TikTok will communicate with you. If they don’t ask you for your email id, then there is no need to mention it.

Step 10: Your hard work ends here. Submit your request by clicking send button. 

How many days do you have to wait?

Usually, the entire process takes 3 to 5 days to activate the live streaming button in your account. The game relies on how convincing your words were.

The TikTok team decides the fate of your request. For some people, it takes more time than usual. And for some, it appears within a few hours.


TikTok guideline strictly says that if you are older than 16 years and meet their follower criteria then you can use its ‘go live’ feature. In some cases, though you have met the follower criteria, you don’t get a live option in your account. In this case, there is no option but to contact TikTok directly for help.

The above-mentioned method is legal and there is no violation of TikTok’s guideline community. We hope These steps will help you to resolve your problem.

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Luqman Khan

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