Learn how to Stitch on TikTok and take advantage of the platform's almost limitless opportunities for content creation and collaboration.
Unlike most social media platforms, TikTok lets creators collaborate on content, often in real time. This level of interactivity sets TikTok apart, but the app’s native video editing tools can take some getting used to. If you don’t know how to Stitch on TikTok (or even what a stitch is), we can help!
One of TikTok’s most popular features allows users to add videos together. When you “stitch” a user’s post, you add your original content to theirs to create a longer video. It’s a great way to tell a story or just show off your creative editing skills.
If you have yet to post a video on TikTok, the process of Stitching videos together can seem daunting. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. In this article, we’ll give you a step-by-step guide on how to Stitch on TikTok, including how to watch Stitches on TikTok.
To use the Stitch feature, you’ll need to have a public TikTok account. That’s because when you Stitch with someone, they’ll be able to use a part of your video in their own video.
In your TikTok Settings, you can choose who can Stitch with your videos. You can choose between Everyone, Mutual Followers or Only Me.
If you have the Stitch feature turned on, anyone who has your video will be able to use it in their own video. So if you want to keep your videos private, make sure to turn off the Stitch feature or limit it to Friends only.
You can also turn Stitch on or off on individual posts. We’ll walk you through this process below.
Now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s get into how to Stitch a video on TikTok.
How to Stitch on TikTok
If you want to create a Stitch on TikTok, just follow these steps:
First, go to the TikTok video you want to use for your Stitch. Tap on the share button (the arrow icon) located on the right side of the screen.
From there, select Stitch from the bottom of the menu.
You’ll then see a trimming interface where you can choose which section of the video you want to Stitch.
Once you’ve selected your desired clip, tap on Next.
Now, you’ll see a screen with different filming options. You can choose to film with the front or rear camera, add filters, and more.
Tap on the red button to start and stop recording, then tap the checkmark when you’re done.
From there, you can edit your video and add a caption before posting it on TikTok.
Keep in mind that not all videos have Stitch enabled. If you don’t see the Stitch option, that means the original poster has disabled Stitch for their video.
Unfortunately, you can’t upload a video from your camera roll when Stitching. If you want to Stitch a TikTok user’s video with a pre-recorded video, your best bet is to download the video you want to Stitch and upload it with your new video.
TikTok’s editing tools make this pretty easy, but don’t forget to give credit to the original video and creator in your caption!
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