How do I go live with a friend on Instagram?

You can go live on Instagram and invite a friend to join your broadcast. When you start a live video with a friend, your followers and your friend's followers will be able to see and comment on it. Your friend will also be able to see a list of viewers watching the broadcast.

To go live with a friend on Instagram:

  1. Tap in the top left of the screen or swipe right from anywhere in Feed.
  2. Tap Live at the bottom of the screen, then tap Start Live Video.
  3. Tap .
  4. Tap on a person's name to invite them to join your live broadcast. Keep in mind you can only invite someone who is already viewing your live broadcast.
  5. If your friend accepts the invitation to join, you'll see them appear in a split-screen view. You'll also see if they've chosen to decline.
  6. You can remove the person you invited to join your live video at any time by tapping x at the top right corner of their split-screen.
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