How to Make Your First Video on TikTok

How to Make Your First Video on TikTok?

TikTok is one of the most successful and entertaining social media platforms of all time. In this article, we explained how to make your first video on TikTok in 4 easy steps.

1-Getting familiar with the essential functions

Tap the button on the center to enter the camera mode. Tapping the “Flip” icon will change the camera’s direction. Also, there are icons for the following on the right side of the screen:

  • Speed: Allows you to slow down or speed up your video.
  • Beauty: The AR filter to hide flaws on your face and smooth it out.
  • Filters: Lets you modify the various camera filters.
  • Timer: Allows you to set a timer to record your videos hands-free.
  • Flash: Lets you use the flash if you require more light.

2-Adding music and special effects

The “Add a Sound” icon on the top center will let you choose the song or special effect that will fit in your video.

The “Effects” icon on the bottom to the right will let you choose from special effects. Also, the “Upload” button to the left enables you to upload a video.

Under the camera bar, there is a clock icon that allows setting the timer. Tapping “Photo Template” will allow creating a slideshow instead of recording a video.

3-Recording your first TikTok video

Press and hold the record button ss soon as you are ready to record your first TikTok video. Moreover, TikTok also lets you record your video in pieces and combine them.

If you want to record many shots in a video or divide the video, hold the record button for each pose or shot, then let go. Then press and hold the recorder button again when you are ready for recording the next shot.

However, you may not always want to hold the button during the entire shooting. You can also use the timer to give yourself enough time to prepare yourself before beginning the recording session. Then, you will be able to place your phone and prepare yourself before it automatically starts recording.

Make a Video on TikTok

4-Making the final edits and adding a caption to the video

After completing the video shooting successfully, the app will let you add or change the existing song, choose from various filters and special effects to improve your video’s quality. Furthermore, you can include stickers and texts for further enhancement.

TikTok Video FAQs

Can I restrict specific people from viewing my videos?

You can change your privacy settings in the app.

How long should my TikTok video be?

Because of copyright agreements, TikTok allows videos up to 15 seconds.

How can I save the video I created on my phone?

After tapping the video, you will be able to save the video by tapping the button on the lower right corner.

TikTok Videos in Short

You will start getting views, comments, and shares on your videos once you publish your videos. Also, you can improve your social media presence and become a well-know TikTok star!

If you liked this article about making your first video on TikTok, check out our other articles about TikTok as well. We cover up some of the most popular topics about the rising app.

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