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How to duet on TikTok

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One cool feature of TikTok is the ability to duet with other people's videos. Creators may make a TikTok video about something funny they saw, a rant, a skit, or any number of other interesting things.

You can make a duet video with any video you find as long as the original video has the duet feature turned on.

A duet on TikTok can be made in a few different ways. You can make a reaction video, a voiceover, or a split-screen duet where you respond to the original video. Some people may use the original sound, while others may record their own sound or adding other special effects.

This guide will show you detailed steps on how to make your own video using the TikTok duet feature.

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How to Make a Duet Video on TikTok

These steps will help you create your own duet on TikTok:

  1. Step 1

    Find the video you want to duet on TikTok.

  2. Step 2

    Three Dots

    On the right side of the screen find the “. . .” button.

  3. Step 3

    Duet Option

    In the menu that pops up tap the Duet button.

  4. Step 4

    Layout Button

    Tap the Layout button on the right side and choose the format you would like to use.

  5. Step 5

    Record Button

    Hit the record button (big red button in the middle of your screen) to record your duet video.

  6. Step 6

    When you have recorded everything, tap the red checkmark, tap Next, and finally hit Post.

    You’ve just created your personalized duet on TikTok. Now sit back and let the likes flow in!

Why Can’t I Tap the Duet Button?

While many TikTok creators will have duets enabled (some even make videos specifically asking people to duet), sometimes videos will have the option to duet turned off.

If you are unable to duet a video the menu button will be grayed out

Turned Off Duet Button

This means the user has turned off duets in their video settings.

How to Turn off Duets for TikTok Videos

There are many reasons to turn off duets. Maybe a creator does not want their content reposted, or maybe they just want to share something without people responding to it.

Whatever the reason, disabling duets is a really easy process.

  1. Step 1

    First, record a video on TikTok.

  2. Step 2

    Tap the red checkmark, tap Next.

  3. Step 3

    In the menu screen before you, Post find the slider to the right of Allow Duet.

  4. Step 4

    Tap the slider to turn on or off (green is on, gray is off).

  5. Step 5

    Hit Post and you’re all done.

    Allow Duet On

    Allow Duet On

    Allow Duet Off

    Allow Duet Off
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How to Stitch a TikTok Video

If a duet isn’t the right choice for you, there is another option in the TikTok app to connect your video with something you found interesting.

This option is different from a duet but fulfills a similar purpose.

With Stitch you won’t be recording your video with the other person next to you or in the background, but rather a section of their video will be “stitched” in as a continuation to your video.

  1. Step 1

    First, find a video you would like to Stitch a video with.

  2. Step 2

    Tap the “. . . ” button on the right side of the screen.

  3. Step 3

    Find the Stitch option in the menu.

  4. Step 4

    Video Section

    After the video loads use the slider to select the section of the video you want to use.

  5. Step 5

    Hit Save in the top right corner and record your portion of the Stitch video.

  6. Step 6

    Stitch Recording

    Tap the red checkmark when done recording.

  7. Step 7

    Hit Next in the bottom right, and then Post.

    You’ve just made a video using the Stitch feature in TikTok

If you followed this guide you are now an expert on how to duet on TikTok.

So get out there and go viral with your own videos other people can use to Duet and Stitch so you can show your friends how popular you are on the TikTok app!