How to Watch Live Videos of Random People on Instagram?

Your Quick Answer:

  1. To see random videos on the latest version of Instagram, you’ll need to take the help of hashtags.
  2. You’ve to update the Instagram application and then open it to search for the ‘igtv’ hashtag.
  3. To watch live videos of people on Instagram, you need to click on the search icon and then click on IGTV.
  4. You’ll be able to see the Live Now section. Click on See All to see all the live videos that are currently being conducted.
  5. From the tags section, click on #igtv and you’ll be able to see all the videos associated with the hashtag.

Not only the videos, but you’ll also be able to see the post and pictures associated with the #igtv hashtag too.

You can see live videos of users without following them on Instagram too. It can be seen from the Live Now section of the IGTV Discover page.

You can even see the live videos from the Story section of your Instagram homepage.

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How to Watch Live Videos of People on Instagram?

Follow the below steps to watch the random live videos on Instagram:

1. Open Instagram and tap on the ‘Search’ icon:

To watch live videos of people on Instagram, you need to have the updated application of Instagram. If you don’t have the Instagram application, download it from the Google Play Store for Androids and  App Store in case you use an iOS.

But if you already have the application make sure that it’s updated. If it’s not updated, update it from the Google Play Store or App Store by clicking on the Update button after searching for it.

clicking on the Update

Next, you need to open the application. You’ll be able to see the search icon sighted as a magnifying glass. You need to click on the magnifying glass icon and it will open up a different page.

magnifying glass icon

2. Choose the ‘IGTV’ option:

After you click on the magnifying glass icon i.e the search icon, you’ll be taken to the Explore page of Instagram. There, at the top section of the screen, you’ll be able to see different categories listed side by side. You’ll need to click on the first category i.e IGTV to continue with this method of seeing the live videos of people on Instagram.

Choose the 'IGTV' option

3. Tap on ‘See All’:

After you click on IGTV you’ll be taken to the IGTV Discover page of Instagram. There, you’ll be able to see different content being displayed for you in the Videos for you section. Just above that, you have the Live Now section which displays all the live sessions which are currently going on. But there you’ll be able to see only two or three live sessions and not all of them.

click on the See All button

 You’ll need to click on the See All button to get to the next page to see all of them. There you’ll find hundreds of live sessions being conducted by different creators of Instagram. You don’t need to follow these creators to watch their live sessions.

4. Now Find all Random Videos:

After you click on the See All button on Instagram, you’ll be able to see the live sessions that are currently Live on Instagram. These live videos are conducted by creators or users of Instagram. They are displayed on this page for free to watch. These are the top live videos on Instagram. You need to click on any of these live sessions to join and watch the live video. Even below the creator’s name, you’ll be able to see the views of each of the live sessions. You can choose the one with maximum views to see if you are planning to watch the top live videos on Instagram.

How to Find Random Lives on Instagram’s Latest Version?

To find the random live videos on Instagram, first, update Instagram to the latest and then follow the below steps:

Step 1: First Open Play Store

If you want to use the latest version of Instagram, you’ll need to first update the app from the Google Play Store. If you don’t update the application, you won’t be able to get the latest version of Instagram and obviously miss out on features that Instagram has added recently.  Therefore, after opening Google Play Store, search for Instagram to update it.

open Play store

Step 2: Update Instagram App

As the search results appear on the Google Play Store, you’ll be able to see an Update button next to the Instagram application. If you’ve already updated your application, you won’t find the Update button instead you’ll see the Open button there. Thus, if you’ve already updated the app, you can skip this step. But if you’re still on the older version of Instagram click on the Update button and then update and install the Instagram application. After the installation is done, you’ll be able to see the Open button.

clicking-on-the-Update

Steps 3: Open and search ‘igtv’ hashtag

After updating the application, you’ll need to open the Instagram application. If you want to see some random videos, you’ll need to first click on the magnifying glass icon. That’s the search icon. Next, you need to search for igtv on the search box. You’ll have to use the igtv hashtag to see the random videos associated with it. 

magnifying glass icon

Step 4: From the tag choose ‘#igtv’

As the search result appears, you’ll see different rows being displayed. Click on Tags. You’ll be able to see the #igtv on the tag section of the result page. Click on the #igtv option and it will immediately display the post associated with the hashtag. You’ll be able to see hundreds of different posts associated with that particular igtv hashtag.

From the tag choose

Step 5: Now See all the Random videos there

You’ll be able to see all the random videos associated with the hashtags. It will show you both images and videos on the results page. You can click on those videos to play them one after another. As you’re looking for random videos, you don’t have to do anything with the images associated with #igtv. So you won’t need to click on the pictures.

See all the Random videos there

The videos on the result page have a pause icon on the video thumbnail and the pictures have photo symbols in them. Therefore, you can understand and differentiate between the pictures and the videos on the result page.

The Bottom Lines:

You have various ways to see the live videos of people on Instagram. It can be seen from the Live Now section of the IGTV Discover page. To see random videos on Instagram, you’ll need to search for igtv hashtags. You’ll be able to see all the random videos associated with the igtv hashtag after searching for it.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How to Find Live Videos on Instagram without Following?

You don’t need to always follow the users on Instagram to see their live videos. The Live Now section of Instagram allows you to see all the live videos without following those users. 

You can see the live session or videos on Instagram you’ll need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Open Instagram.
  • You’ll be able to see the search icon. Click on it.
  • Then click on IGTV and you’ll be able to see the Live Now section.
  • Click on See All next to Live Now to see all the live videos that are taking place currently on Instagram. You don’t need to follow these people to see their live videos, but you can just click on any of the live sessions from the list and watch them without following them.

2. How to see top live on Instagram?

If you want to see the top lives of users who you follow on Instagram, you need to open the application. On the Story section of Instagram, you’ll be able to see the top lives of users whom you follow. The first circle is of the live session. If you click on the first circle, you’ll be able to see the live session.

You can even see the top lives of other Instagram users, whom you don’t follow, on the Explore page of Instagram. You’ll be able to see the Live Now section. If you click on See All, you’ll get to see the top live sessions on Instagram.

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