This article will go over the steps to join a broadcast as a guest from an iOS device.


To join a broadcast as a guest, you need to have:


  1. Get your device ready for the broadcast by:

    1. Turning off Portrait Lock

    2. Turning on Do Not Disturb Mode

    3. Close all other apps running in the background

  2. Open the Socialive app and log in to your Socialive account.

  3. Tap on the three-stripes menu icon at the top-left corner of the screen.

  4. Select the Channel where you want to join the broadcast.

  5. Tap Join.

  6. Turn your device horizontally to continue.

  7. Select the recording quality:

    • Standard: The quality of your recording may fluctuate based on network conditions. Ensure you have a strong connection.

    • Full-HD: You will need at least 1.5GB of free space per hour of recording. You currently have *** of space free.

  8. Click Continue.

  9. On the next screen, you will see some buttons at the bottom left and the top right. Below is an overview of these features:

    1. Settings: When you tap on Settings, you can choose to:

      • Show Guides: Guides will appear on your screen to help you align your camera into the right frame.

      • Open Camera Settings: An overlay will appear where you can manually change the brightness, temp, and tint of your camera feed.

    2. Switch Camera: When you tap on the Switch Camera icon, it will change your feed from your frontal camera to the main camera and vice versa.

    3. Chat: When you tap on the Chat icon, it will show messages from the producer and other guests. You can also type on the chat to interact with them.

    4. Mute: Tap on the mute icon to mute and unmute yourself.

    5. Close Broadcast: Tap on the x at the top-right corner of your screen to exit to the main page.

  10. Tap Join to enter the Green Room.

  11. Welcome to the Green Room. This is where you can see and interact with the producer and other guests.

    • You will be able to see other guests and the producer in small boxes along the top-left of your screen.

    • From the Settings menu (the first icon at the bottom left), you will be able to mute backstage participants, show video positioning guides, activate Energy Saver mode, see your stream health stats, and change your camera settings.

    • Tapping the chat bubble will open the chat overlay. This is where you can communicate with the producer and other guests in the Green Room.

    • The microphone icon will mute or unmute yourself from other guests in the Green Room, including the producer.

  12. When the broadcast goes live, you will notice that the top bar turned from green to mustard, and you will see the broadcast monitor at the bottom right.

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