How to Watch Periscope Streams on Desktop Computer

Periscope is a live streaming platform available only for the Android and the iPhone users. If you have a smartphone, then you can download and install the Periscope app in it and start using it. Since Periscope is owned by Twitter Inc., you can use your Twitter account to sign in and comment on various streams. But if you are tired of using Periscope on your small screen smartphones that always keep running out of battery, then you can use watch Periscope streams on your desktop computer or laptops easily.

Twitter also offers a web app of the same name that can be used from any web browser in your PC. It works on all the platforms like Windows, Linux and Mac provided that you are using a modern web browser like Chrome or Opera. In any newer versions of these web browsers you can visit and it will open Periscope web app.

Periscope Web App

The interface of the Periscope web app is almost the same as the Periscope app for the Android or iPhone. You can search for your favorite Pericope broadcaster, you can find channels based on hashtags and other search terms and more. But unlike the app, you are not able to search the Pericope broadcasts based on their locations all over the world using a world map.

Periscope Web App

When you watch a Periscope stream, you can go full-screen using the F11 hotkey and enjoy the stream on your large desktop computer screen. Other features are exactly the same as for the smartphone apps – you can comment, you can send hearts, you can send follow the Periscope broadcaster and more.

So if you want to enjoy your friends’ Pericope broadcast on a Sunday afternoon relaxing in the comfort of your home, then you can enjoy it on larger screen using the Periscope web app.


  1. how come when i go to periscope on pc sometimes it doesnt show/stream a live broadcast.

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