The need to delete a video on TikTok comes up quite often. Perhaps your video has lost its relevance or for some reason did not go to the audience. Or it seems to you that such content does not correspond to the general theme of the account. Maybe you are just unhappy with the quality of the recording and want to reshoot the work. In this article, we will tell you how to remove a video on TikTok temporarily or permanently.
How to permanently delete a video on TikTok
Please note that if you decide to delete the video in this way, you will not be able to restore it. You will have to look for the original source of the video on your phone or contact technical support so that the content can be found on the server.
To delete a video, you need:
That’s all: the unnecessary video has disappeared from your page.
How to temporarily delete a video on TikTok?
There is no such function in the social network, but you can cheat a little. You need to make the video private so your subscribers won’t be able to see it. This process will take only a few minutes.
Here’s what to do:
The video will be available in the public feed, but a padlock icon will be added to it. If you change your mind and want to share the video again, you can restore it using the same privacy settings.
How to remove a video from Drafts?
Did you plan to post the video on the social network, but later the recording did not seem quite successful to you? Open your page, and you will see the “Drafts” folder:
By going to this folder, you will see a list of all the videos that you have in Drafts:
Click on the video you want to remove and click “Delete” at the bottom of the screen:
Confirm the action and the video will be deleted:
How to delete a video on TikTok from a computer?
Previously, users of the social network TikTok could not remove the video from their account using a computer. I had to use third-party emulator programs, which took extra time. Fortunately, today the desktop version allows you to delete a video in a matter of seconds. For this:
As you can see, the video deletion process takes a minimum of time. We recommend regularly cleaning your account of unnecessary content, because viewers are attracted to beautifully designed and neat profiles. If you don’t know what to shoot the next video about and when it’s better to post videos on TikTok, read the useful information on the blog. We also share secret information from the biography of the best tiktokers: Mariana Ro, Vali Karnaval, Riley Hubatka, Caitlin Elizabeth and many other stars.