Newbie’s Corner


Welcome to the kumu fam’! We know you’re excited to get going in the app,
so here’s a fast and easy guide to the basics.

A quick introduction about kumu

How do I go LIVE?

‘Got a kumu account and ready to livestream? Just tap the Karlito icon on the dashboard. Fill in details about your livestream, including a nice cover photo. Don’t forget the hashtags for better visibility.

How do I make a kumu klip?

kumu klips are fun short videos that you can post, and download for viral sharing. ‘Get creative with our many filters, music and special effects.

How do I send virtual gifts?

Show some love and support to your favorite streamers! Send a virtual gift, which they can convert to real money.

When you’re watching a livestream, you will see a "Giftbox" icon below the screen. Click on it, and you will see many virtual gifts available. The higher the kumu coins value, the higher the money value of the virtual gift.

What are kumu coins and Diamonds?

kumu coins and Diamonds are basically kumu’s currency, which are found in “My Wallet” in the Profile.

kumu coins are used to buy virtual gifts, the one that you can send to your favorite streamers. These virtual gifts will be converted to Diamonds; and Diamonds can be converted to cash.

How do I shop at Shopkumu?

Yes! You can shop at kumu’s live commerce market, Shopkumu, where you can enjoy instant live reviews and awesome deals! To access Shopkumu, click on the “Kart” icon that’s on the dashboard.

See you on the app, friends!

For more detailed guides on kumu, check out our FAQ’s on “Getting Started”. If you like what you see so far, follow us on our social media on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. You can also check out our kumu blog for all the latest happenings, chikka and campaigns in the Kumunity.