TikTok has become an extremely popular app throughout the years. It was once known for its dance and lip-syncing videos, but the app’s video content has lately been broadened. It now comprises a diverse range of communities and interests.
Make-up videos, cooking videos, viral trends, and even amusing videos are now among the video categories. With so much stuff on show, you might discover that your app’s like section has grown overflowing with everything.
There is actually a very easy way to categorize this vid
eos so you can access them whenever you want to and the Favorites feature of the app will come in handy to help you do that.
So, how do I favorite a video I like?
Making a video a favorite on TikTok is actually one step more than liking that video, although, in the long run, it is the best choice. Making a video a favorite is as simple as following these four steps:
- Launch your TikTok app.
- Locate the video that you want to add to your favorites.
- Click on the share button.
- Click on add to favorites on the bar at the bottom menu as in the image below.
How then do I see my favorites on the app?
- Launch your TikTok app.
- Click on the profile tab.
- Click on the bookmark button very close to the edit profile button.
- Click on all favorites to see all the videos or collections that you have made favorites.
This favorite feature is not just for only videos, you can use it for a couple of other things. You can also use it to save sounds, hashtags, and effects. The favorite screen of the app usually shows you your saved videos but along the top, you can scroll through and click on what collection of favorites you want to see.
Saving a hashtag, effects, or sounds used in a video is also just as easy as saving the video itself. On the bottom left side of your device’s screen, you will see the audio, the name of the effects that was used in the video, and the hashtags.
You can just tap the hashtag, effect, or sound you want to save and you will be directed to another screen. At the top, you will see add to favorites icon, you can select it and it will add whatever you have selected to your favorites section.
Four Amazing Tips You Should Know as a New User on TikTok
So, we know you are all set, you want to join the fun train, create videos of your own and engage with a couple of other videos too. You could even have created several favorites collection. All of these would be great
However, there are some things you must know for you to use TikTok efficiently. There are some helpful tips we’ll be giving you to put your account in order when you are engaging with videos.
So, let’s get right into them.
- Downloading TikTok Videos for Offline Viewing
When you stumble on videos that you want to save for viewing later so as to minimize your data, all you need to do is tap the share icon and then, click on save video to save the video directly to your Android or iOs device.
You can also use the long press feature for quicker actions. Just long-press any part of your screen while watching the video and three options will appear.
One option will be for you to save the video, the other will be to add the video to your favorites and the last one will be to show you are not interested in seeing any more of such kinds of videos on the for you section of the app. If you do not see the save video icon, it is probably because the user has blocked such actions for their videos.
- Turning TikTok Videos to GIFs
Apart from saving videos, there is something even better and trendy you can also use TikTok for. You can turn those videos into GIFs. All you have to do is to click on the share icon and then, share as GIF icon to download it to your device.
Once the download is complete, you can share the GIF via text messages, messenger, WhatsApp, Twitter or however you want to share it. Bear in mind that GIFs actually display the TikTok watermark, unlike videos that don’t.
- Converting Videos to Live Wallpapers
The process of turning a video into a live wallpaper actually varies depending on the device you use for the TikTok platform. For an iOs device, once you launch your TikTok app, click on the share icon and then, the live photo icon and it will automatically convert to a live photo that you can easily access on your device.
You can then make it a wallpaper from your device’s photo app.
For an android device, it is slightly different. You will need to download the TikTok Wall Picture app from your playstore. This app is actually very important as you will not be able to convert the video without it.
You can then proceed to launch your TikTok app, click on the share icon, and then, the live photo icon. The video will be downloaded and once the download is complete, you will see a set wallpaper tab show up top. You can either make it a lock screen or home screen wallpaper.
- Uploading Multiple Videos at Once
TikTok makes it quite easy to upload several existing video clips all at once. You can simply click on the plus sign in the navigation bar at the bottom of your screen. Then, you click on the upload icon in the bottom right corner. In your device’s video gallery, select the multiple icons and then, you can select as many videos as you want.
TikTok is a very fun app to use. It allows you to create videos, engage with videos and even share videos too. We’ve helped you take it a step further in this fun train by showing you how to save those entertaining videos you love to your favorites section and how to find them too. The amazing tips we also took you through will also come in handy through your sojourn on the app. So, go ahead and have fun!