How To Archive TikTok Videos?

The creative and captivating videos on TikTok have gained widespread recognition. It is a popular video platform where users upload their videos and share their content with followers. Videos on TikTok usually last between 15 and 60 seconds. Users can also add filters, effects, and music to these videos. Today, the number of active users on TikTok has crossed the tally of 1 billion. TikTok offers a variety of features, including archiving videos. Users can use this feature to save their favorite videos. Not only that, but users can also create a backup of their accounts. If something strange happens to your account, archiving TikTok videos will safeguard your content. In this much detailed blog, we will talk about how to archive TikTok videos. Also, we will talk about how to view and restore archived videos.

Why Do People Archive TikTok Videos?

There can be many possible reasons why people archive TikTok videos. Every individual has their own reason for archiving TikTok videos. Some of the possible reasons are listed below.

  1. Some people archive videos on TikTok to save their favorite videos. When you archive videos on TikTok, you can always watch them again.
  2. Similarly, some people prefer to have organized content on their accounts. By archiving TikTok videos, you can organize them by topic, date, or any criteria that you choose.
  3. In addition to this, some people archive videos on TikTok to create backups of their accounts. And be on the safe side. If anything unusual happens to your TikTok account, you can always restore your archived videos.

How To Archive TikTok Videos?

Okay, now let’s talk about how to archive videos on TikTok. Below, I am going to share various methods through which you can archive your TikTok videos, but before this, we should keep in mind that there is no direct method of archiving your videos.

1. Download Your Videos to Save Them

The first method to archive your videos on Tikok is to log in to your profile and tap on your profile picture in the bottom right corner. Tap on the three horizontal lines and then on “Account.” Scroll down a little and select “Download your data.” Put your password in and tap on “Request Download.”. It will download all of your data, which you can then save to your device.

However, if you want to save an individual video, you can do this by playing the specific video and then tapping on the three dots line at the bottom right side of the screen. Then select Save Video.

2. Make Your Video Private

The second method of archiving your video is to change its privacy settings from public to only me. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Login to your TikTok account
  2. Select the video you want to archive
  3. Tap on the three dots at the right-bottom corner
  4. Then slide right to the lower part of your screen
  5. Tap on Privacy settings
  6. Tap on the empty circle in front of “Only me”.


Why can’t I see the archive option on TikTok?

You can’t see the archive option on TikTok because it does not have an archive built-in feature. Therefore, the only way to archive your videos is to download them.

After downloading, how can I archive them?

Once the videos have been downloaded, you can store them on cloud storage services like iCloud or Google Drive.

What happens if I delete my TikTok account?

Once you delete your TikTok account, all of your TikTok videos will also be deleted. However, if you have downloaded your videos to your device or saved them to a cloud storage service, you will still have access to them.

Final Thoughts

TikTok is a great platform for creating your favorite videos. You can also share the content that attracts you. Sometimes, we want to archive our videos on TikTok. But unfortunately, TikTok does not have a direct feature to archive videos like Instagram. Therefore, we have only limited options for archiving videos on TikTok. In this blog post, we have discussed the various methods that you can use to archive your videos.

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Jessica Adler
Jessica Adler

Hey, I'm Jessica Adler, a Texas-based content writer. It always interests me how advertising has changed as target markets have grown. I mostly write about the role of social media and how this digital era is shaping businesses. My intention is to make social media a comfortable place for everyone, so I’m always here solving problems for my audience.
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