You asked: Can you watch Instagram live on desktop without an account?

The answer is yes, but with some caveats. The first thing you need to know is that logging into your Instagram account on your web browser won’t help. Instead, you’ll need to download a Chrome extension in order to access the feature.

Do I need an Instagram account to watch Instagram live?

Going live on Instagram is simple. To start, you need to have an Instagram account (surprise!) and a phone since many of Instagram’s features are only available on mobile.

Can you watch Instagram live from computer?

All you have to do is open Instagram on the web, and you’ll see a list of accounts that are “live” in the Instagram Stories panel. Clicking on one will open a window with the live broadcast. And that’s pretty much it!

How do I watch someone’s Instagram live?

When someone you follow shares a live broadcast, their profile picture will appear at the top of Feed with a colorful ring around it and the word Live. Tap or click their profile picture to view their live broadcast. You can watch live broadcasts on the Instagram app or on Instagram.com.

How do you join someone’s live without them knowing?

Here’s how to watch someone’s Instagram story without them knowing:

  1. Click on the story before or after the one you want to watch. …
  2. Then press pause. …
  3. Swipe and peek, but don’t swipe completely! …
  4. It will even keep the circle saying you haven’t watched the story completely in tact. …
  5. Here’s a video on how to do it.
  6. Tread carefully.
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Why can’t I watch IG live?

The reason why you face problems using Instagram live is due to Instagram features, bugs, or phone bugs. To join to an Instagram live video you should have two-person feature in your Instagram account. … If you cannot use the two-person video, instead of their account name, it will read “Unable to join.”

Can you watch someone’s Instagram live after it’s over?

Users can share Instagram Live videos to their Stories so that viewers can re-watch them for up to 24 hours after they originally aired, or they can share them to IGTV or pin them to their Highlights. … Ahead, everything you need to know about rewatching another user’s Instagram Live videos.