TikTok is a viral social media application. It is a place where most of the generation Z expresses their creativity, but we have seen older generations making funny videos and posting them there too! It is an app with which you can just lay down, relax, and have a good laugh while watching some of the funniest and popular videos on the web. Have you been maybe thinking to yourself “Hey, why don’t I start uploading some videos on TikTok? Maybe I’ll get viral or something”, but, when you open your camera to start filming your video, you are not really sure how to do it and how to edit it. Well, you are in the right place! We will be giving you a step by step guide on how you can make some cool videos for TikTok!
We are going to assume that you already have an account on TikTok. If by chance, you don’t, go make one, it won’t take that much time!
See also: How to make GIFs from TikTok videos
- To start making your video you will need to click on the + button that is somewhere in the middle of the bottom half of your phone’s screen. You will be able to record a video that is 15-60 seconds long.
- You are going to see a dozen different features on your screen. First, decide whether you want to use your front or your back camera. You can flip it by clicking on the Flip option.
- You can also record your video at a different speed. To change the speed of your video, click on the Speed option in the right menu. There are many options, do not be afraid to experiment with them.
- A beauty filter is the next feature that will be displayed on your screen. It is a filter that makes you look prettier, as its name says. It will polish your face and will make you look amazing in your video!
- The next option is filters. You probably know what filters are, the same thing as the filters you can add to your picture, you can also add to your videos. Go through all of them and see which one fits your video the best!
- And of course, there is the Timer option. This option will allow you to set the timer either to 15 or 60 seconds, depending on how long you want your video to be.
The effects are very important if you want to record a very cool video.
- Click on the Effect button that is right next to the red circle button that is meant for recording.
- There is a sea full of effects that you can try on and use. Such as The Snake Effect, or The Green screen, those two are some of the most popular and the most used ones!
- You can add different effects to the different parts of your video. Play around and experiment with those!
- Look for the Sound icon that has a note for its logo. Click on it to open some more options.
- You will be able to add songs or sounds from your phone or to search through TikTok’s library for some most used and popular sounds and songs.
- Click on the one you want to add and that is all.
You will for sure record a video that is going to get really popular using these tips. These are really easy, right?
Anyway, we hope that we were able to help you with making a new cool video for TikTok. If you have some issues while uploading a video, check your connection first, it is one of the most common issues when it comes to uploading.