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User Guide

How to make a TikTok video?

Mar 7, 20222 min readRahul Sathyakumar

TikTok is one of the hottest apps right now, with a broader scope for content creation. Besides lip-syncing to songs, TikTok offers a wide range of song snippets, meme templates, attractive filters and special effects.

Influencers can create various videos, from funny clips to challenges to dance videos and magic videos. With a reasonable amount of creativity, you can become a TikTok influencer.


TikTok also allows users to record their reactions to various videos and share them. TikTok videos have gone mainstream, and the app contains videos for almost every genre, and people share it on other social media websites like Instagram and YouTube.

If you are a beginner and want to learn how to make a TikTok video, you have come to the right place. Before that, you need to know how to update TikTok to the latest version.


How to make a TikTok video?


Step 1: Open TikTok

Grab your device and search for TikTok among your list of apps. Tap it to open it.


Step 2: New Video.

Tap the "plus" icon, which you can find at the bottom of your feed. You need to give the app permission to use your camera and microphone.


Step 3: Record

Tap the "red circle" button at the bottom of the screen to record a video. You can hold the button as long as you wish to record the video.

If you want to discard the video, you can tap on "backspace."

TikTok allows you to make videos from 15 seconds to 3 minutes in duration. You can select the time in the options.


Step 4: Finish

When you finish recording, tap the red circle again and tap the red check-mark at the bottom right to post it.

You can use the side panels to edit and add filters/effects to the video.


You can learn how to make a sound on TikTok to enhance the quality of your videos and increase their share ability.