TikTok Tricks: the best tips to be the lord and master of music videos

There is no simple way to define the TikTok phenomenon. In essence, this social network stands out from the rest by enhancing the creativity of users, offering dynamic content, and being highly addictive. Especially among young people, TikTok is making a strong impact. It seems that the world of social networks, currently dominated by Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, is starting to change.

The history of TikTok is closely associated with Musical.ly, an emerging social network focused on music and dance. It was bought by TikTok in August 2018 and later merged and integrated with it. Since then, TikTok has only evolved and acquired new features. Although the visualization and creation of content have a simple methodology, the wide range of options and settings can be overwhelming.

At Malavida, we have prepared a comprehensive question and answer section that will help you fully master TikTok. This is why we are going to show you how to install your official Android app and, more importantly, how to keep it updated. We also show you how to create your own profile to start uploading content. Throughout the articles, we also review many basic features of TikTok. For example, how you can react to the videos of other users, how to make a live broadcast, or how to make money with this social network. Finally, enjoy some interesting tricks that will help you, among other things, to save videos that you have liked or to do duets with others. Find all that information and more right here.

Whether you already have an account or not, we guide you through your first steps in TikTok and show you the best features. Start dancing, singing, and creating with TikTok now!

How to Slow-Motion on TikTok

Slow-Motion means "slow movement". So, this refers mainly to slow-motion recording with specialized photographic sensors. However, TikTok lets you make these types of recording easily from its application.

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Which are the most popular TikTok profiles

Are you new to TikTok and do not know who to follow? The truth is that an increasing number of celebrities are in TikTok. However, you can start by following the most popular profiles. In the following list, we show you the five TikTok users with the most followers.

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Which are the best songs on TikTok

When we say that in this article we list the best songs of TikTok, we are talking about those songs that are the most popular among users. These songs are often used in challenges, choreography, and various group actions. In this article, we do not get into evaluating which are the best quality songs, but those that reflect TikTok's spirit. We have tried to include as many different genres as possible but, as you can see, the most popular songs are usually urban or electronic.

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Which are the best challenges on TikTok

TikTok challenges are actions that involve some difficulty and that a large number of users repeat to demonstrate their skills. Most challenges include a choreography, a series of movements that require lots of coordination, or unique physical exercises.

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How to do lip sync in TikTok

Lip sync is one of the most popular trends in TikTok. This curious term means "synchronized lip". When we talk about lip-syncing, we mean moving our lips in synchrony with audio, usually a conversation or a song, to generate the feeling that it is us who are talking or singing. This effect is often used to create comedy videos.

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How to stream live video on TikTok

Although the vast majority of content viewed through streaming video platforms is recorded and edited, users can also broadcast live. And, of course, TikTok is not going to stay behind. You should know that the Chinese social network also has this feature and that, in Malavida, we explain to you how to activate it step by step.

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How to react to a video with another video on TikTok

TikTok in your Android app lets you comment on the videos you watch. However, if writing a comment seems too limited or cold, you can also create a video response, which is a great novelty. Do you want to start responding to others in this way? Then keep reading. We explain the steps you must take to be able to respond in video format to your contacts' videos.

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How to make money with TikTok

TikTok users can earn money relatively easily. What do you need to start earning money with your account? Below, we explain what you need to keep in mind to start producing profits from your content.

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What's the difference between TikTok and musical.ly

Musical.ly and TikTok merged in 2018. Since then, the service has not stopped evolving, gaining new features and increasing its number of users. But what were the main differences between the two applications before they became one?

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How to record a video on TikTok

Although there are lots of users that use TikTok just as a fun content viewer, the main pillar of this social network is in the creation of content. This is why it offers a fully integrated camera. In this article, we show you not only how to record a video in TikTok, but all the features that will help you become a master of editing.

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How to create an account on TikTok

Creating a personal TikTok account is simple. Also, you should know that this social network is completely free, so this process does not require any bank information. In this article, we reveal all the steps you need to take to create a TikTok account.

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How to delete videos from TikTok

None of the content you upload to TikTok is permanent. You can easily delete each of the uploaded videos. It is possible that, at some point, you have uploaded a video by mistake or badly edited, or that you want to delete a video for any other reason. In this article, we show you how to easily remove it by following a few simple steps.

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How long can a TikTok video last

TikTok is a social video network. However, unlike other platforms such as YouTube or Vimeo, this social network is based on small, short video clips. Now, what is the total possible length of a video in TikTok?

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How to add effects to videos on TikTok

One of the most remarkable features of TikTok is the wide variety of special effects available within its official application. Thanks to them, you can express your creativity and create stunning original content. In this article, we detail the process for adding effects to your videos.

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What is TikTok and what's it for?

TikTok is a social network of short videos that has gained great popularity among younger audiences. It comes from China and its official version is available for both Android and iOS. The company that owns this application and the service is ByteDance. Although in the West we know it as TikTok, in its country of origin its name is Douyin.

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How to use TikTok and how it works

Starting to use TikTok is simple. The operation of this social network is extremely simple and aims to "catch the user". Its design is similar to that of Instagram, but with stronger visual impacts. This is largely because it offers content based on dances, challenges, and music.

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How to install TikTok

The popularity of TikTok is currently through the roof. If you want to have this social network installed on your device, in this article, we show you how you can do it. If you read this guide, you will know two alternative ways to install the official TikTok version.

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How to update TikTok

Having an out-of-date version of an application can lead to serious security risks for your device and your personal data. It also prevents us from enjoying the latest features introduced by the developers. In this article, we will explain in detail how to keep TikTok always in the latest version.

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What is Douyin (by TikTok)?

If you have been looking for information about TikTok, you may have come across a little-known term: Douyin. TikTok is a Chinese application and its parent company is ByteDance. In September 2016, this company launched what we all know today as TikTok. However, initially, the service was only available in the Chinese market. For that reason, it was launched as Douyin.

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How to hide your TikTok account

TikTok has different security and privacy options that you should be aware of. Thanks to them, you can customize the user experience as you want. The social network also lets you easily hide your account to make it invisible to other users. Do you want to know all the privacy options of TikTok? Then keep reading.

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How to upload videos to TikTok from your gallery

One of the attractions of TikTok is its system for capturing video or images and uploading and sharing them on your profile. Thanks to different options, such as changing the speed, setting a timer, or adding filters, recording directly from TikTok lets users be much more creative. Also, after the capture, it is possible to add music, text, and other effects.

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How to change the recording time of videos on TikTok

Among the countless features of the TikTok camera, we find the timer. Thanks to it, you will be able to easily prepare some elements of the choreography or record yourself. Also, you can adjust how long the application will capture. This way, it is much easier to record small fragments of video. Accessing this function is simple. The first thing you must do is open the TikTok camera. To do this, tap the central button on the bottom menu.

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How to record at different speeds in TikTok

TikTok lets you make many adjustments during video recording. One of the most interesting is the speed modification. This way, you can record video segments in slow motion or fast motion, and combine them, resulting in unique effects that will surprise all your followers and friends. Below, we show you how to do it step by step. The first thing you have to do is create new content. Use the center button on the bottom menu.

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How to do a duet on TikTok

TikTok for Android includes a feature that lets two users create a choreography, or other content, together, without being physically in the same place. Therefore, the original video will be shown along with the one you recorded yourself, in full synchronization. Now, let us explain the steps you must take to do duets with other TikTok accounts.

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How to download videos from TikTok

Believe it or not, TikTok lets you save any video that has been uploaded to the social network. In this way, the video will be saved in our local storage and can be viewed at any time, even without an Internet connection.

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Translated by Manuel Sánchez