Nowadays. there are so many social network applications on smartphones as well as computers. But TikTok is always referred as one of the most prominent apps among them. This app has attracted millions of users at all ages, especially the young community.
Although TikTok is a famous app, there are people who have already started using this app do not know much about useful TikTok tips. It is the main reason why this article appears. In this post, you can find out “Top 8 important tips new TikTok users should know about”.
No 1. Download TikTok Videos in case you want to watch offline
When you use TikTok, sometimes you stumble upon interesting videos that you want to save to watch later or see offline. Even, you want to upload these videos on other social networks. On TikTok, “Save video” feature will make it easy for you to do so.
Everyone can apply this function easily. Firstly, tap the share icon on the video to your devices. Then, “Save Video” to download it. You can see it on the default photo app. In case that you do not find the “Save video” option, it is likely that the users posting the videos have blocked downloads on their videos.
No2. Connect to other TikTok users with codes
The appearance of TikTok codes will help you save the time connecting with friends, brands and other TikTok users. To use codes, firstly, you need to learn how to use them, right? Going to your profile home and find the TikTok Codes icon which is located at the top of your profile.You can realize this icon immediately because it looks like a QR code. By tapping on it, you will be able to see your own TikTok code. Your code should be saved to send or show other TikTok users later.
In case that you want to the QR codes of someone else, click on “Scan” at the bottom. And your camera will be ready and begin scanning for TikTok Codes.
No3. Stop other users downloading your TikTok videos
You do not know what others think about this thing, but personally, you might not be comfortable with having your videos downloaded. The main reason is that sometimes the users who download your videos will reupload them by their TikTok account without your agreement. Fortunately, TikTok allows you to prevents others from saving your TikTok videos.
Follow these simple steps below:
- Click on the profile icon in the navigation bar, then the ellipsis in the top right.
- Choose “Privacy and Safety” item, click on “Allow Download” and select “Off”
Note: The way we suggest only prevents download in TikTok itself because there are third-party solutions, for example the apps supporting users to save blocked videos. Therefore, it can not protect your videos from all downloads, but it is better than nothing.
No4. Turn TikTok videos into GIFs
You want to make something special and unique from your saved videos, why not turn them into GIFs. GIFs are not only interesting but also very attractive with other TikTok users if you share them. Firstly, tap the share icon on the video, next “Share as GIF” to download it to your default photos app. After it is downloaded successfully, you are likely to share your GIF via other platforms such as Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, and anything else in your TikTok sharing menu.
No5. Turn your favourite TikTok videos into a Live Wallpaper
TikTok is an amazing world with many lovely and exciting videos. If you are extremely keen on certain videos, you can enjoy it everytime by turning it into a live wallpaper for your smartphones. Now, it can work on both Android and iOS operating systems. The process is different base on what operating system you use. But the final result is an animated TikTok background in your smartphone’s home or lock screen.
No6. Set “Private” to your TikTok account
In spite of being very fun and interesting to use, TikTok, like other social media platforms, there are dangers. Some concerns which can be referred are stalkers, creeps, catfishes,…The problems are more and more noticeable when most of TikTok users are still at the young age and do not enough experience to deal with the online threat.
So, if you want to make videos/ clips but stay safe, you can easily set “Private” to your TikTok accounts. It becomes more useful when you only want to watch TikTok videos of other users or you make videos but do not care about posting them on TikTok.
With a view to making your TikTok account private, as usual, tap the profile icon which you can see the ellipsis (•••) in the top right. Next, choose “Privacy and Safety” item and make “Private Account” active. From this time, nobody can see your TikTok videos/ clips without your acceptance.
No7. Find TikTok users by ID
On using and playing TikTok, sometimes you only know the ID of people who you want to follow instead of their nickname, right? Do not worry because only by TikTok ID, you can find the TikTok users like the following way.
Firstly, you enter the ID that you want to search, by clicking on their personal icon, then proceed to copy their ID, but during the operation you need to pay attention on the screen to know if the user ID was copied or not. If not it also means that you need to perform ID copy operation again because you have not performed this operation successfully.
Secondly, after successfully copying the ID of the person you want to follow, you need to return to the main interface screen of TikTok application, you will see the search box. Now, click on it and paste the ID that you previously copied into the user search section.
Immediately, the TikTok system will start helping you to find the ID of the person you want to search. It usually takes only a few seconds before the screen shows the exact information of the person you want to search. Finally, you can click the follow button to update their latest videos every time they post.
Delete your posted TikTok video
In one day, you feel embarrassed about the videos you shared before or you accidentally post the incomplete videos on videos…., there are many reasons why you do not want some video you made to stay on TikTok. Luckily, TikTok users can delete the posted video any time just by clicking on the ellipsis (•••) icon and choose “Delete” from the bottom row of actions.
Above is some useful information and simple tips you will need on using TikTok. We hope that with the above post, you will be able to understand about TikTok as well as how to make your TikTok account private, delete the TikTok videos, find the TikTok accounts by codes… and other useful tips. It can be said that the TikTok application has been developed in a very fast speed. TikTok attracts not only the young generation but also the celebrities who falling in love with this application because of many interesting features. Have you used this application yet? If not, download TikTok and have the account for your own. We sure that you will feel excited and immerse yourself in discovering this application immediately!