Well, with the craze of TikTok having grown multi-folds over the recent years, it’s obvious that users would want to use the popular and trending videos for one reason or another, TokUpgrade mentions. So, in this article, we’ll be looking at different methods on how to download TikTok videos.
Previously known as Musical.ly, the popular social site has become a hub for creating viral videos. Whether to recreate a particular trend or some other reason, TikTok allows its users to download the content on its platform.
While other giant sites like YouTube, and Facebook, oftentimes, require you to use third-party applications and software to download videos from their platforms, on TikTok, you can achieve the same within the app itself.
Although there are some downsides to the in-app download, you can still use third-party apps to download TikTok videos as well. Follow through the article as we disclose different methods and tools to download TikTok videos on your preferred device.
How to Download TikTok Videos Directly From App?
The first and foremost method to save TikTok videos on your device is through the app itself. In order to save videos from TikTok to your Android or iPhone device, just follow these simple steps:
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1. Launch TikTok
Quite clearly the first step that you need to perform is opening the TikTok app on your iPhone or Android smartphone.
2. Select the Video
Here’s where the real deal starts. Navigate and browse through the platform and choose the TikTok video that you wish to download.
3. Tap on Share
Once you’ve chosen the video that you want to save, look for a Share option. This Share icon will be represented by a white arrow situated at one of the corners of the screen.
4. Select Save Video
Upon selecting Sharing, you’ll be listed with a lot of options. Find and tap the ‘Save Video’ option represented by the upside-down arrow to start downloading the video.
Alternatively, you can perform all of these steps in a much quicker and efficient way.
While scrolling through your timeline or feed, once you come across your targeted video, you just need to press-and-hold in the middle of your screen. Then, continue by choosing the Save Video option. This will start the download.
After the complete download, in both cases, the selected video will get saved to the local storage of your Android or iOS device.
While the method is 100% legal, simple, and comes within the app itself, there’s a catch. With this method, the videos that you download will have a huge watermark on them which might not be something you desired in the first place.
How to Download TikTok Videos Without Watermarks?
Watermarks tend to be a cause of great annoyance for a lot of us. Although there are websites from where you can download TikTok videos without watermarks, we don’t recommend you guys to use these services. As these websites are third-party platforms, they are not a 100% legal alternative to the method discussed above.
But just for information purposes, across the multiple available platforms, we’ll be sharing the most used and reliable websites to download TikTok videos without the annoying watermark.
I. ‘sssTikTok’ Downloader Tool For Android and PC
The first downloading tool that we’re going to discuss is the sssTikTok. This tool is one of the most popular video-downloading tools that let you save TikTok videos in the highest possible quality.
In order to figure out how to download TikTok videos in HD MP4 format on your Android and PC device, just follow the simple and easy steps given below:
1. Launch TikTok
To get started, you need to first open up the TikTok app on your Android device or visit the TikTok website on the browser of your PC.
2. Find the Video
While navigating the feed, find and select the video that you wish to download.
3. Tap on Share
Just like in the above-discussed method, look for the Share option represented by an arrow on the right side of the screen and tap on it.
4. Select Copy Link
Once you tap on Share, select the Copy Link option among the various other options shown.
5. Go to sssTikTok
Head over to your preferred browser and open the sssTikTok website.
6. Paste the Link
Now, paste the previously copied link into the text bar placed at the top of the webpage.
7. Click on Download
The next step is to tap on the Download button and wait a few seconds till the page loads downloadable links of the selected video.
8. Choose the Link and Hit ‘Download Without Watermark’
Once you’ve selected the appropriate link, click the ‘Download Without Watermark’ to initialize the process of saving the TikTok video to your device.
II. ‘sssTikTok’ Downloader Tool For iPhone and iPad
While the basic idea of downloading is the same across all OS platforms, you need to perform additional steps of installing the ‘Documents by Readdle’ app on iOS devices. This is because Apple’s security policy restricts users from downloading third-party videos on their devices having iOS version 12 and later.
After installing the Documents app, follow steps 1-4 as discussed in the Android method.
5. Launch Documents
Open the Documents by Readdle app on your iOS device.
6. Tap the Compass Icon
On the app screen, tap the compass icon to open the web browser.
7. Go to sssTikTok
Head over to the sstik.io in the browser
8. Paste the Link
Continue by pasting the link (copied in step-4) into the text bar placed at the top of the homepage of the website.
9. Hit Download and Select the Appropriate Link
Now, click the Download button, you’ll be shown a list of downloadable links to the selected video. Choose the link of your own liking.
10. Select ‘Download Without Watermark’
Upon choosing the link, hit the ‘Download Without Watermark’ option and choose the name and location of the file.
11. Go to Downloads Folder
Once downloaded, head over to the Downloads folder in the Documents app and find the video.
12. Tap the three dots icon
Click on the three dots icon next to the video, a list of options will be shown.
13. Select Share and Save Video
Select the Share option and then choose to Save Video to your manually selected location on the device memory.
This will save your selected TikTok video to your iPhone and iPad devices.
III. SnapTik TikTok Video Downloader
SnapTik downloader is yet another great tool for downloading TikTok videos on any device. SnapTik offers a fast, and free option to download high-quality MP4 video files with no watermark. Here’s how to download videos using SnapTik Downloader.
- Find the TikTok video you want to save to your device and copy its link.
- Visit SnapTik and paste the copied link of the TikTok video URL into the textbox on the website’s homepage.
- Continue by hitting the green ‘Download’ button.
- Once the link is processed, you’ll be shown a list of downloadable server links.
- Select the appropriate link with the options to download the video with watermark, no watermark, or even as an MP3 audio file.
This brings us to the end of our article. We hope that the methods mentioned in the article guide were helpful and easy enough for you to understand and follow through. If the article gave you some valuable insight on how to download TikTok videos on your device, share it with your friends who might be having difficulties doing the same.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why can’t I download TikTok videos?
Although the platform allows in-app download, sometimes you just won’t find the save or download button. This is because the content creator has disabled downloads from their accounts. However, you can try out the workarounds mentioned in the article.
How do I save a TikTok that doesn’t have a Save option?
If you want to download videos that don’t come with the default Save option, you’ll need to use the SnapTik downloader. Here are the steps involved to download videos using SnapTik Downloader:
1. Copy the link to the video you wish to save.
2. Visit SnapTik.
3. Paste the URL in SnapTik’s search box.
4. Continue by hitting the green ‘Download’ button.
5. Select the appropriate download link.
How to Download TikTok Videos Without Watermarks?
Here’s how to download TikTok videos without the annoying watermarks:
1. Launch TikTok and locate the target video.
2. Tap on Share and select Copy link.
3. Head over to ‘sssTikTok‘ website and paste the link in the text box.
4. Hit Download.
5. Choose the appropriate link and tap ‘Download Without Watermark’.
Does TikTok tell you who screen recorded your video?
Unlike Snapchat which sends you notifications when someone uses screenshots or screen record on your posts, it’s not the case with TikTok. Anyone can screen record your videos and the same is true for the other way around.
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