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How to Screen Record in TikTok on iPhone or Android

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TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service where people can post short dance, lip-sync, comedy and talent videos. Users can also watch, explore and share endless amount of videos customized specially. You can always find some fun or even awesome videos on TikTok. The question is how to record them on TikTok.

Don’t worry! We will share the most complete guide to screen record on TikTok. It doesn’t matter even if you are new to TikTok.

Screen Record in TikTok

Part 1. How to Capture TikTok Video on iPhone or Android

TikTok allows users to save their favoriate videos to mobile phone by tapping the Share and Save icon. But not all TikTok videos can be downloaded. Some TikTok videos can’t be saved because TikTok allows users to restrict downloads on their own videos. So how to record and save TikTok videos? Well, you can use the screen recording function on iPhone or Android to record your computer screen at once.

Screen Record in TikTok on iPhone

Step 1. On your iPhone, go to Settings to Control Center to Customize Controls, and tap the Add button to enable Screen Recording.

Step 2. Swipe up from the bottom of your screen. For iPhone X or later, iPad with iOS 12 or later, or iPadOS, you need to swipe down from the top of screen.

Step 3. Tap the Screen Recording icon and go back to the TikTok app to start record your favorite TikTok short video on iPhone.

Screen Record in TikTok on iPhone

Screen Record in TikTok on Android

Step 1. To record screen on TikTok, you can download a TikTok Screen Recorder from Google Play Store on your Android device.

Step 2. Tap the video button from the controls, and tap START NOW button to start recording. Meanwhile, go back to the TikTok video you want to record.

Screen Record in TikTok on Android

Part 2. Best Desktop TokTok Screen Recorder

Sometimes you get your phone screen mirrored to computer. How to record a mirrored TikTok video on computer? Using a desktop screen recorder should be the best choice for you. Vidmore Screen Recorder can capture any activities on your computer screen, no matter you want to record TikTok videos, gameplay, webcam videos, online lectures and so on.

It is also a screen recording tool for you to make awesome TikTok video, which can bring more people view your TikTok creation and gain more fans. With Vidmore Screen Recorder, TikTok users can reord a tutorial, fun videos, gameplay video and more.

TikTok Screen RecorderTikTok Screen Recorder

  • Record mirrored TikTok videos on PC and Mac.
  • Capture tutorial, gameplay, fun videos for uploading to TikTok.
  • Add text, arrows and shapes to the TikTok recording or screenshot.
  • Available on Windows 10/8/7 and Mac OS X 10.10 or later.
TikTok Screen Recorder

Step 1. Free download, install and launch Vidmore Screen Recorder on your PC or Mac. Choose Video Recorder in the main interface.


Step 2. Select the recording area for the TikTok video. Then enable System Sound option, or turn on Microphone option to record with your original voice.

Choose Video Recorder

Step 3. Click REC button to start recording the TikTok video on your computer. You can also record a video with the screen recorder, and then post the screen record on TikTok. (Want to record Instagram live videos?)

Part 3. FAQs of Screen Record on TikTok

1. Does TikTok notify when you screen record?

No. There is no notification when someone screen record a video. TikTok won’t notify the author when you take a screenshot or download the lip-syncing video to your phone.

2. Why can’t I save TikTok videos?

The reason that you can’t save some TikTok videos is that TikTok has the feature that it allows the user to restrict downloads on their videos.

3. Can I view TikTok without an account?

Yes. You can view any short videos on TikTok without registering an account. But if you want to watch a live video on TikTok, you must create and log into a TikTok account.


Sometimes you can’t save the TikTok videos directly, so you need to screen record TikTok videos on Android and iOS devices. If you want to create more fantastic videos for uploading to TikTok, you can use Vidmore Screen Recorder - the versatile screen recorder to create good videos. If you have any queries, just leave a comment below.

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