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How to Add Text on Tiktok

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Have you been wondering how to add text to TikTok videos? Text may enhance the accessibility of your videos and provide further context by generating visually appealing content. It's pretty simple to include text and text boxes in your TikTok videos; In this blog article, we'll show you how to use a TikTok text editor and on-screen text to create a story and share your thoughts on different fonts to make the text and TikTok videos stand out.

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How to Add Text to a TikTok Video

The TikTok text editor is very easy to use and is user-friendly. If you’re familiar with platforms like Instagram, adding text to TikTok should be simple. Now, here’s a simple step by step process on how to add text to a TikTok video:

  1. Step 1

    Open the TikTok app and make a new video.

  2. Step 2

    Create a new video or upload content taken with your camera to TikTok.

  3. Step 3

    Edit your video, and then tap the red tick in the right corner when you’re finished.

  4. Step 4

    After you’ve finished recording your video, tap the Text button on the bottom row to add text to your TikTok.

    tap the Text button
  5. Step 5

    Type a text caption with whatever you want to add.

    Type a text caption with whatever you want to add
  6. Step 6

    Select from the available options at the bottom right corner that appear over your keypad to customize your text:

    Select from the available options
    • Fonts: Change it to your preferred font of your text by selecting from the font options as there are different font styles.
    • Text alignment:  Align your text horizontally to the left, right, or center by touching and holding on to the text.
    •  Text background:  Change the background color of your text; there are various color options for you to choose from.
  7. Step 7

    After you’ve finished typing and are pleased with your changes, press the Done icon. 

That’s how to add text to a TikTok video!

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How to Edit TikTok Video Text

TikTok’s Inbuilt text editor allows you to select from various fonts, colors, and text options. If you like to make any changes, select “Edit.” Here’s how to edit the text to your TikTok videos fonts.

  1. Step 1

    To edit text, simply tap through the fonts and colors at the bottom of your screen to change them. Tap the lines to make changes with your text alignment.

    edit text
  2. Step 2

    Once you’re satisfied with your text style, text layer, and text feature, click “Done” in the top-right corner.

TIP: To make your text stand out, highlight it by tapping the “A” on the left side of the screen to make it bold.

It’s simple to edit text on TikTok and customize text length using the duration feature. Follow these step by step guides to accomplish it:

  1. Step 1

    So in your TikTok app, long press on the text, then a menu will appear. Choose “Set duration” from the drop-down menu, then change the text’s duration by tapping “Duration.”

    Set duration

    The duration determines how long your add text appears on the screen is one of TikTok’s most essential features. Using text durations to tell a story is an effective method of using on-screen add text to TikTok to your entire video.

  2. Step 2

    Use the sliding scale to adjust the appearance of your text. If you need to match the time of your text to the music’s rhythm, this step may take a few tries to set duration.

    Use the sliding scale to adjust the appearance of your text
  3. Step 3

    To preview your text and the set duration click the play button above the editing bar.

  4. Step 4

    When you’re satisfied with it, choose the checkmark in the bottom-right corner of the screen to generate your video ready to post.

Once you’ve posted the video, you can’t go back and change your text, so you need to watch the video preview before you post the video. Check for typos and other mistakes!

Now that you know how to add text on TikTok, it can make your video much easier to understand when you’re not speaking, more engaging videos, and it helps communicate the intended message of the video more clearly.

So, these were pretty simple steps to add text to TikTok videos and edit TikTok video text. I hope this post helps you make your video more productive and efficient! Please share your thoughts in the comment section down below. Thanks for reading!