Best TikTok Tips for Beginners – Part 1

TikTok has managed to become one of the most popular apps out there right now. For beginners, it might be a bit difficult to make their way around it. We are here to help all of you.

This is your TikCode

You can easily find your TikCode. In case you don’t know what that is, it’s the QR code that people use in order to find you.

To find your TikCode, go to Me, and next to your name, tap on the icon with four squares. Your TikCode will make its appearance, and you’ll have the option to save it to your device. Or, you can go to Discover, and right next to the search field, tap on the Scan icon. Select My TikCode, and you’ll see which one’s yours.

How to scan a TikCode

Go to Me, and next to your name, tap on the icon with four squares. Your TikCode will make its appearance, and you’ll have the option to scan a TikCode. Put the QR code in the frame and wait for it to scan it. Or, you can go to Discover, and right next to the search field, tap on the Scan icon. Wait for the QR code to be scanned.

How to see your direct messages

On this app, you are able to message other users privately. From the Menu bar, go to Inbox. Then, tap the Envelope icon placed in the corner.

To send a direct message, you need to tap the + sign and then search for the users you want to dm. Tap on their profile, and you will see the option to start a chat with that person.

If you want to send a TikTok to someone, press on the Share button that’s placed on the right, and select Message.

Do a duet TikTok video

This kind of video is a split-screen style with another TikTok video. Look for a video, then tap the Share button, placed on the right. This button will only be available if the creator allows it to be shared. Then, you need to tap on Duet. Record a clip and edit it then by adding effects. Then, tap the Next button. Decide if you want to make it private or public. Then, tap Post.

Do a react TikTok video

You can record yourself reacting to a TikTok video – if the creator allows you to. The video will be a picture-in-picture kind. Look for a video, then tap the Share button, placed on the right. This button will only be available if the creator allows it to be shared. Then, you need to tap on React. Record a clip and edit it then by adding effects. Then, tap the Next button. Decide if you want to make it private or public. Then, tap Post.

Find someone on TikTok

You can find a user if you already have him in your device’s contacts. From the menu bar, go to Me. Then, press on the add person symbol, placed in the corner. Tap on Find Contacts, and find the person you want to add.

If you want to add Facebook friends, you need to follow the same steps, but instead of tapping on Find Contacts, you need to tap on Find Facebook Friends.

Invite your friends to use TikTok

From the menu bar, go to Me. Then, press on the add person symbol, placed in the corner. Tap on Invite Friends. Select the app where you want to send an invite message, and choose your friends.

Check out part 2 here.

 

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