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How to make a TikTok video, Beginner guide on how to create you first TikTok video.


How to make TikTok video


Want to start using the fun video app TikTok you've come to the right place. 

I Chaltrends, and In this post I'll be showing you how to use TikTok app now let's get started. 

Here's an overview of everything we'll be covering in this post if there's a specific portion you're interested in skip to the time listed below that topic.


1. Install TikTok + log in

2. Feed + Following Users 

3. Make & Post videos 

If you've already installed the app and logged in skip ahead to section 2.  The first thing you'll need to do is 

Install the app, if you haven't yet you can download it for free from the Google play store for android or from the pp store on iOS once you've installed the app the next step is 

How to download TikTok

To Create An Account or login'; if you have a TikTok already or old musically account already if you don't have an account yet check out our tutorial on how to create a TikTok account by clicking on the card on your screen. 

Now to log in tap the profile Icon in the bottom right corner tap login enter your username and password then tap the checkmark to sign in. 

How to create a TikTok account

Now you'll see your TikTok timeline by default you'll see just the top trending and popular posts on TikTok. But once you follow other users you'll see posts from accounts you follow here to follow other TikTok users tap the magnifying glass in the bottom menu. 

Now you can type in the search bar at the top to find your friends on TikTok by their username or discover other people to follow by checking out hashtags. 

When viewing another user's profile tap follow to follow them to create your first TikTok post tap the plus sign at the bottom of your screen. 

To select a song for your post tap pick a sound at the top then look there TikToks library of songs to find one you like tap the song you'd like to use then tap shoot with that sound. 

If you'd like to adjust the point where the music is going to start playing tap the scissors icon then slide the music track to the point where you want the song to begin. 

When you start recording tap the checkmark to save your changes choose the spend you want your video to play when it's done this will affect how fast the audio plays you're recording video now in your Device's camera.

At whatever you'd like to record a video of you can switch between your devices front and back cameras by tapping the cycle of arrow on the right side of your screen when you're ready tap and hold the video camera button at the bottom to begin recording.

If you want to stop recording simply lift your finger from the camera button to film hands free tap the stopwatch icon on the  right this will start a countdown after recording which will start. 

If you want to stop recording tap the pause button you can make adjustments to the music with the scissors tool here if you like top the coloured dots to browse video filters tap a filter to see what it looks like on your video. 

The clock icon will allow you to access special effects top an effect to preview it if you like how it looks tap save in the top right  when you're all done editing your TikTok post it's time to share it tap next in the bottom right corner to move on. 

Now you can add a caption typing what you want it to say tag your friends in a post by typing the @symbol followed by their TikTok username. 

If you want you can share your post to your other social media accounts like twitter when you're ready to share your creation to your TikTok profile tap post,  wait a seconds for your video to be uploaded and you're all done. 

That's all it takes to create your own TikTok posts if you want to learn about other cool things you can do with TikTok check out the more advanced tutorials linked in the description box below 

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