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😮😇🤪 Are you trying to find your TikTok drafts on an Android, iPhone, or iPad? Whether you want to edit a draft you've already created or you're not sure how to save a draft in TikTok, we can help! This wikiHow article will show you how to save, find, edit, and post drafts in TikTok, and teach you what to do if your TikTok drafts have disappeared.

Section 1 of 4:
How to Save Drafts on TikTok

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    Record and edit your TikTok video. If you want to save your edits on a TikTok video without posting it, you can easily save the video as a draft. Start by creating the TikTok you want to save.
    • When you save a video-in-progress as a draft, you can open it for editing later to record more clips, add transitions, and more.
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    Tap Next when you're finished. It'll be at the bottom-right corner of the preview.
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    Tap Drafts. It's at the bottom-left corner. This saves your video as a draft that you can edit and post whenever you'd like.
    • Your drafts are only available on the phone or tablet on which you create them. If you switch to another phone, you won't be able to access your drafts on that device.
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Section 2 of 4:
How to Find and Edit Your Drafts

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    Tap the Profile icon at the bottom-right corner of TikTok. This takes you to your profile, where you'll find your Drafts folder.[1]
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    Tap the Drafts folder. It's at the top-left corner of your collection of TikTok videos. All of your saved drafts appear in this folder.
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    Tap a draft to open it for editing. You can now add or edit music, create text and captions, apply effects, and use any of TikTok's other editing tools.
    • Want to record more video for this TikTok? Tap the back arrow at the top-left corner of your draft, then select Continue recording to return to the camera screen.
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    Save or share your finished video. When you're finished making changes, you have several options:
    • To share your video on TikTok, tap Next, enter your caption and preferences, and then tap Post.
    • If you're not ready to share yet, tap Next and then tap Drafts at the bottom-left to re-save the draft.
    • Tap Post to Story to share the video to your story, which is a feature that appears on your profile for 24 hours before disappearing (just like Instagram and Snapchat stories).
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Section 3 of 4:
Why can't I find my TikTok drafts?

Section 4 of 4:
How do I keep my drafts from disappearing?

  1. To save a draft to your phone so you don't lose it, you'll need to post it to TikTok. But it's okay if you're not ready to share the draft publicly—you can just post it privately! Here's how:
    • Tap the draft in your Drafts folder and make any final changes.
    • Tap Next.
    • Set the visibility to Yourself.
    • Tap More options and toggle on the "Save to device" option.
    • Tap the back button and then tap Post. This posts the video privately and saves it to your camera roll.
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      This article was written by Nicole Levine, MFA. Nicole Levine is a Technology Writer and Editor for wikiHow. She has more than 20 years of experience creating technical documentation and leading support teams at major web hosting and software companies. Nicole also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Portland State University and teaches composition, fiction-writing, and zine-making at various institutions. This article has been viewed 5,911 times.
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      1. Tap the profile icon at the bottom-right corner of TikTok.
      2. Tap the Drafts folder.
      3. Tap a draft to open it for editing.

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