With so many videos available on TikTok, it’s no wonder that many people would want to save videos from the platform and share with their friends.
As opposed to many other social media platforms, TikTok does allow users to download videos from its platform to their mobile devices, both on iOS and Android. While this feature is not available in plain sight, it is straightforward and easy to use.
That said, it’s important to note that this feature is not available for all videos. In such cases, you can use online video downloaders to save videos from TikTok.
How to Download Videos from the TikTok App
1. Open a video that you want to download and tap the share button
The first step is to launch the TikTok app on your mobile device and go to the video that you want to download.
Once you find and open the video, tap the share icon in the bottom right corner. The icon is represented as an arrow, as shown in the screenshot below.
2. Tap the Save Video button
From the Share sheet, you’ll find a range of options that let you share the video to other apps such as SMS, WhatsApp, and Instagram. Among these options is an option named Save video. Tap on it to begin downloading the TikTok video to your device.
3. Press Done to finish
Once the video has been saved, press the Done button.
4. Open your phone gallery to view the video
The video is saved to your Photos Gallery app on Android and the Photos app on iOS. Open the app to view the video or share it with friends.
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How to Download Videos Using an Online Downloader
If you’re unable to download videos on TikTok, there are many online websites that can download the videos. One big benefit of such websites is that they can download TikTok videos without the TikTok watermark.
1. Copy the video URL from TikTok
Open the TikTok app on your device and go to the video that you want to save. Then tap the share icon (shown as an arrow) and select Copy link.
2. Go to snaptik.app website
Open a browser on your device and enter go to https://snaptik.app. This website can download any videos from TikTok without a watermark as long as the video is public and not private.
3. Paste TikTok URL and download
Paste the URL of the TikTok video into the textbox and tap the Download button. Once the video is searched, tap on either the Download Server 01 or Download Server 02 buttons to save the TikTok video to your device.
On iPhone, you have to tap and hold the download button, then select “Download Linked File” to save the video.
Can you save other people’s TikTok videos?
Yes, you can save other people’s videos on TikTok. When watching a video, press the share icon and select the “Save video” option to download the video.
If that option isn’t available, then you can use online TikTok downloaders to get the job done, such as the snaptik.app website.