This blog is Tik Tok’s starting guide. It’s going to tell you how to use Tik Tok, how you can make a Tik Tok video and how to popularise yourself on TikTok.
TikTok was launched in September 2016 as DouYin and was introduced one year later to the overseas market by Tik Tok as part of a Chinese company called ByteDance. Tik Tok has pushed for a short video view and trend among young people ever since it was launched. The figures show that 500 million young people were now anxious to watch Tik Tok 15 seconds videos.
Regardless of whether you just want to have fun or gain popularity, Tik Tok is the right platform to go. We’ll show you here how to use TikTok, how to produce TikTok videos, how to make a Tik Tok video that gets likes and offer you some TikTok ideas.
Part 1. How to Use TikTok
1. Start an Account
TikTok is a mobile device-based app available on both the app store for Android and iOS. After downloading and installation,
log in or follow the prompts to sign up with a Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter account. Remember to change the profile or nickname.
2. Enjoy Other People’s Video
You get to the video view page automatically once you start TikTok. Tap the heart icon on the right side if you like the video. The comment section can also be accessed by clicking the bubble to comment on the video of Tik Tok that you see. Tap on the Share icon to share the video on social media.
Click the profile or Scroll to your left, you will enter the video producer’s main page. Follow him or watch other videos from him.
If you have Already followed enough people. Switch to following to watch videos from those people you liked.
3. Menu Bar
Five menu buttons are been provided on the bottom of the TikTok APP – ‘Home | Discover | + Plus icon | Inbox | Me’. Click the first icon shaped like a house, you will get a refreshed page with new recommended videos. Tap on the search icon, you can search for any type of video and users. The “+” icon allows you to create videos or upload a video from the Gallery and the Inbox message icon offers you access to any notifications. The last icon is ‘Me’ the access to your own main page. From there, you can change the nickname, edit profile, view your own videos.
TikTok gives importance to privacy. Click on three horizontal dots on the upper right-hand corner, You can set your accounts as private, or who can download your video, who can send comments, etc.
Part 2. How to Make an entertaining TikTok Video Step by Step
TikTok is integrated with video sharing and video creating features. Creating a TikTok video is extremely easy.
Step 1 Click on the “+” button. If it is your first time to shoot, you need to allow TikTok to access your camera and recorder.
Step 2 Set up the timer, speed, beauty effects, filters, effects, long-press the red button to start shooting.
Step 3 Choose one piece of music to level up your video.
Step 4 Once the film is done, press the red check to go to the editing page.
Step 5 Go to the upper right, you can choose another music, adjust the volume and cut sound.
Step 6 Set one frame of the video as a cover and add other special effects through the two buttons on the down left corner.
1. TikTok extends the maximum video length from 15 seconds to 60 seconds! If you need to upload a longer video, record it with a camera instead of recording with TikTok directly.
2. TikTok launched a new editing feature – adding text.
Part 3. How to Edit TikTok Videos
Unluckily, once your video is on TikTok, you don’t really have much room to change it on the application itself. Under this circumstance, relying on some professional video editing tool is a smarter choice.
Head to your profile, select the video you want to edit, then tap the triple-dotted icon. The video would be saved to your mobile device. You can download it from your mobile and take it to your computer and edit your video in any video editing software.
Any video editing software you can use to edit your video, add more effects, text, and music as you like to make it more attractive.
A Final Steps for increase likes on TikTok:
- You should consistent on TikTok.
- Should post regularly.
- Post interesting videos.
- Look Attractive.
- Use proper soundtracks for your video.
- You should be confident and keep doing what you doing.
- Try to make an original video.
- Connect with other influencers
- Use trending hashtags for your video.
- Upload high-quality video.
- Make sure you have short videos. Nobody likes long, but not to short.
- Dub top dialogs, famous actor/actress dialog/ Dance steps.
- D0 any comedy scenes or motivation talks.
- Do a couple of videos with your friends/girl partner if possible. It will increase followers and likes.
- Don’t cheat/copying another person’s video like copying in your account.
So start making your Tiktok videos and Share your videos on other social media also. This will surely be helpful to boost views for your video. You can mention your TikTok profile link or nickname on other social media to get more followers to your TikTok videos. So start making your TikTok videos and get viral.