The Basics

  • What is Periscope?

    Periscope is the easiest way to live stream from your phone. Periscope enables you to share what's happening a...

    May 08, 2017 04:36PM PDT
  • What is a broadcast?

    A Periscope broadcast is a live video stream that allows viewers to engage directly with the broadcaster and o...

    Jul 31, 2017 10:59AM PDT
  • What are hearts?

    Hearts are a way for you to share your support and enthusiasm with a broadcaster and fellow viewers. If you li...

    Jan 26, 2018 12:52PM PST
  • How do I broadcast?

    1. Create a Periscope account and log in. 2. Open your broadcast preview. On iOS: Tap the Broadcast icon in ...

    Sep 13, 2018 04:13PM PDT
  • What is Periscope's Watch Tab?

    The Watch Tab is where you can watch live broadcasts and replays from users you follow, recently featured broa...

    May 08, 2017 04:41PM PDT
  • How do I find and follow people on Periscope?

    To search for specific accounts and follow them: 1. Go to the People Tab 2. Tap the search icon in the top le...

    Apr 10, 2018 11:19AM PDT
  • What does it mean to follow someone?

    Following people on Periscope is the best way to create a stream that’s personalized based on your taste. Foll...

    May 08, 2017 04:42PM PDT
  • When will I receive push notifications?

    Push notifications help you stay up-to-date on recent Periscope activity. Push notifications are turned off b...

    May 24, 2018 03:08PM PDT
  • What do I need to run Periscope on my device?

    To use Periscope, you need an Apple device running iOS 10 or greater or an Android device running 4.4 (aka Kit...

    Feb 19, 2019 02:55PM PST
  • How can I use Periscope if I don't have an iOS or Android device?...

    Even without an iOS or Android device, you can still use Periscope! You can watch broadcasts on the web on des...

    May 08, 2017 04:47PM PDT
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