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😮😇🤪 Are you trying to find your TikTok drafts on an Android, iPhone, or iPad? Whether you want to edit a draft you've already created or you're not sure how to save a draft in TikTok, we can help! This wikiHow article will show you how to save, find, edit, and post drafts in TikTok, and teach you what to do if your TikTok drafts have disappeared.
Section 1 of 4:How to Save Drafts on TikTok
- 1Record and edit your TikTok video. If you want to save your edits on a TikTok video without posting it, you can easily save the video as a draft. Start by creating the TikTok you want to save.
- 2Tap when you're finished. It'll be at the bottom-right corner of the preview.Advertisement
- 3Tap . It's at the bottom-left corner. This saves your video as a draft that you can edit and post whenever you'd like.
- Your drafts are only available on the phone or tablet on which you create them. If you switch to another phone, you won't be able to access your drafts on that device.
Section 2 of 4:How to Find and Edit Your Drafts
- 1Tap the icon at the bottom-right corner of TikTok. This takes you to your profile, where you'll find your Drafts folder.XResearch source
- 2Tap the folder. It's at the top-left corner of your collection of TikTok videos. All of your saved drafts appear in this folder.
- 3Tap a draft to open it for editing. You can now add or edit music, create text and captions, apply effects, and use any of TikTok's other editing tools.
- Want to record more video for this TikTok? Tap the back arrow at the top-left corner of your draft, then select Continue recording to return to the camera screen.
- 4Save or share your finished video. When you're finished making changes, you have several options:
- To share your video on TikTok, tap Next, enter your caption and preferences, and then tap Post.
- If you're not ready to share yet, tap Next and then tap Drafts at the bottom-left to re-save the draft.
- Tap Post to Story to share the video to your story, which is a feature that appears on your profile for 24 hours before disappearing (just like Instagram and Snapchat stories).
Section 3 of 4:Why can't I find my TikTok drafts?
- Drafts are saved on your phone or tablet, not on TikTok's servers. If you switch phones, do a factory reset, or uninstall and reinstall TikTok, your drafts will disappear.
- Are you using the same phone or tablet on which you created the draft you're looking for? If not, and you still have TikTok on the other phone or tablet, you can still access the draft on the other device.
- Unfortunately, even though drafts are saved locally, TikTok doesn't add drafts to your camera roll. This means that you won't find the draft in your Photos or Gallery app after deleting TikTok.
Section 4 of 4:How do I keep my drafts from disappearing?
- To save a draft to your phone so you don't lose it, you'll need to post it to TikTok. But it's okay if you're not ready to share the draft publicly—you can just post it privately! Here's how:
- Tap the draft in your Drafts folder and make any final changes.
- Tap Next.
- Set the visibility to Yourself.
- Tap More options and toggle on the "Save to device" option.
- Tap the back button and then tap Post. This posts the video privately and saves it to your camera roll.
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1. Tap the profile icon at the bottom-right corner of TikTok.
2. Tap the Drafts folder.
3. Tap a draft to open it for editing.