How to add Music to TikTok Video

How to add Music to TikTok

TikTok is a very popular social platform that’s based on creation and sharing of short videos. With so many people wanting to be creators on TikTok, it’s important to have some basic knowledge of how to create videos that capture the attention of your audience. In this post, we’ll discuss how to add music to TikTok. Keep reading for the details……

Add music to TikTok draft

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Adding music to your TikTok draft is very easy and straightforward. Follow these easy steps to get it done:

Step 1: Launch TikTok and Login into your account

Step 2: Tap on your profile and then tap on the drafts folder then choose one of the TikTok drafts.

Step 3: Tap on the back button

Step 4: Select music and add it to the draft then click next to edit the necessary details

Step 5: Tap on draft to save as a draft or tap on post to share your finished TikTok.


Add music without copyright to TikTok

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Posting a copyrighted song on your videos may lead to your account being suspended from TikTok. However, in most cases copyrighted music on your TikTok will only lead to the video being pulled from public to private post. Here’s how to add music without copyright to TikTok:

To post without copyright Open TikTok editor, tap on the sounds icon and then tap ‘Add a sound’ to access TikTok’s music library. Choose one of the songs in the list and then use it on your video. Once you are done, tap on Post to publish your TikTok video.


Add music to TikTok on Android or iPhone

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Step 1: Launch TikTok mobile app on your Android or iPhone device

Step 2: Tap on the plus (+) button

Step 3: Tap on the red circle to start recording and to end the recording and then tap on the red checkmark

Step 4: Tap on options to edit the audio and tap on the post button

Step 5: Tap add to favourites for later use or tap use this sound to make it your custom sound


Add music to TikTok from Apple Music

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To successfully add music from Apple music to TikTok, you need a third party application. Proceed as follows:

Step 1: Download and install Apple Music to TikTok editor

Step 2: Hit on the menu and click on the register button

Step 3: Import Apple music files and set output format and audio parameters

Step 4: Download and convert Apple music

Step 5: Launch the InShot video editor app

Step 6: Select create a new video and mute its original sound and tap the music button

Step 7: Tap tracks to upload music and tap export and select TikTok to upload


Add a song to TikTok from Spotify

Add A Song To TikTok From Spotify

To successfully add music from Spotify to TikTok, you need a third party application. You will need ViWizard and InShot video editor applications. Proceed as follows:

Step 1: Download and install the Spotify converter and then load Spotify music to ViWizard

Step 2: Set the output format and download music from Spotify and click convert

Step 3: Launch the InShot video editor app and select create a new video and mute its original sound

Step 4: Tap the music button and tap tracks to upload music

Step 5: Tap export and select TikTok to upload

That’s all. You have successfully added a song from Spotify to a TikTok video.


Add music to a part of the TikTok video

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Apart from adding music to an entire TikTok video, you can also add music to part of TikTok video. Follow the steps below to get it done:

Step 1: Upload or record a TikTok video and Post it as a private video

Step 2: Tap on the ellipsis (three dot icon) and Save it on gallery or camera roll

Step 3: Tap on the save video icon and then tap on the video icon

Step 4: Select the previously saved video and tap on canvas and select no frame

Step 5: Press the music icon and tap on the clip and hit extract audio

Step 6: Tap on the sound wave and hit the split icon

Step 7: Drag the edges to trim the audio so that it only fits a part of the TikTok video

Step 8: Tap on the share icon to export the video

Just like that and you have successfully added music to part of your TikTok video.


Add music to TikTok video after posting

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Once you have posted your TikTok, there’s much you can do in terms of editing or even adding music to the video.

For instance, if you want add music to a post, then you have to first delete the video from your profile then:

Step 1: Launch TikTok and Tap on the plus (+) button

Step 2: Select to record a new video or upload an existing video

Step 3: Tap next and tap on the sounds icon to add music. Next, search for a song from the TikTok music library. Add the song to the video.

Step 4: Click next to edit the necessary details and then tap on the post.


Trim music on your TikTok video

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You can trim music on your TikTok videos in a few easy steps. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Launch TikTok and tap on the scissors icon

Step 2: Drag the song to the section of the video where you’d like it to start playing at. You can use timestamps to highlight the portion of music in the teal

Step 3: Adjust the volume and tap on the post button

Step 4: Only the section of music that’s been trimmed will appear in the TikTok video.


Edit music in TikTok video after posting

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TikTok does not allow editing of music after the video is posted. To edit music on a TikTok video, you’ll need to delete the video from your account first. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Launch TikTok and click ‘Me’ icon or your profile and then choose the video whose music you wish to edit.

Step 2: Click the ellipsis icon (three dots) and click on delete to erase the video from your profile.

Step 3: Tap on the plus (+) icon and select to record a new video or upload an existing video

Step 4: Tap next, then tap on the sounds icon to add music and then search for the music of choice by its title or the artists name and tap on the song chosen to use it on the recording

Step 5: Click next to edit necessary details and then tap on the post button


Conclusion

We’ve come to the end of this post on how to add music to TikTok. Hope you found it very useful and informative. If you have any questions or suggestions, be sure to drop them in the comments section below.

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