All Collections
Getting Started
Can I Stream From My Phone?
Can I Stream From My Phone?
Learn how to stream with Restream from your phone (iOS or Android) the easy way.
Written by Paul Nguyen
Updated over a week ago

Streaming from a mobile phone gives fast and easy access to your audience. Restream is a browser-based service that will help you go live in just a few taps, even on your mobile phone πŸŽ‰

In this article, we will cover:

βš™οΈ Requirements

  • You've upgraded your smartphone in the last 5 years.

  • If you're streaming from an Android device, use Google Chrome. For iOS users, we recommend Safari.

  • A dedicated WiFi connection works best for mobile streaming.

  • Ensure your device is fully charged and background apps are closed for the best possible performance.

🧐 How to go live using Restream Studio

  1. Log in from your mobile device's browser to your Restream account.

  2. Enter Restream Studio and click on "Go Live" as you would on a desktop.

❗ At the moment, our screen sharing feature is not supported if you are streaming from a mobile browser.

🧐 How to go live using a streaming app designed for mobile

If you need to capture your screen while streaming from your phone, or you're looking for an advanced setup, there are streaming apps for iPhone and Android devices that can help. You can choose the one you like, as Restream supports any app that uses RTMP streaming.

πŸ’‘ We recommend using Larix Broadcaster or Streamlabs! They are available on iPhone and Android. You can see our guides on setting them up below:

πŸ‘‰ Next steps

πŸ‘ Keep exploring

Would you like to learn some tricks from the community?

Can't find the right answer?

Contact the Restream Support team via our 24/7 Live Chat.

Did this answer your question?