Watching a live on Instagram on your PC is possible with the help of the free IG Stories for Instagram extension, available for Chrome. Although almost all the functions of the social network can be used by the browser on the computer, live streams remain exclusive to the application for Android phones and iPhone (iOS). So I need to use the plugin. The useful tip to enjoy during the quarantine of the coronavirus, since many celebrities have been living on the social network and watching the videos on the PC can be more comfortable, since the screen is bigger than the smartphone.
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Check out the tutorial below, how to install and use the extensive IG Stories for Instagram in Chrome to watch an Instagram live on your computer. The procedure was performed in the browser version for macOS, but the tips also apply to users of Windows PCs.
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Step 1. Access the download page for the extensive IG Stories for Instagram. In the Chrome Web Store, click on "Use in Chrome" and confirm the installation under "Add extension";
Installing an extension on Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. Now, access the Instagram website and, if necessary, log in to your account. Live streams will appear at the top of the list, to the left of your friends' Stories. Click on it to watch;
Accessing live video on Instagram Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. The live will open in a new browser tab. The number of viewers can be viewed in the upper left corner. on the right, comments are displayed. Click on "Hide / Show comments" to hide or show them. Hover your mouse over the live video to see the volume controls and view in full screen.
Viewing Instagram live on PC Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Take advantage of tips on how to use the extensive IG Stories for Instagram to watch a live on Instagram from your PC.