How To Record the Screen in TikTok

TikTok allows you to create 15-second long videos. The more videos you make, the more likes you can get. But, to get more likes and more followers, you need to make original content. With more than 500 million people constantly uploading new videos, it can be a bit tricky to get recognized. That’s why people put a lot of effort into making the most original content they can create. 

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If you are new to TikTok, you know how overwhelming the app can be at first. You are probably still learning the ropes. The first thing you want to know is how to start screen recording. This is one of the most popular features of TikTok. So, it is normal that you want to know how it works. 

Don’t worry! We have prepared a special guide for newcomers such as you. It is very easy to follow. Here is how you can do it.

How to Screen Record in TikTok?

Screen recording helps you make awesome TikTok videos. You can use the screen record option to make hair, make up tutorial, fun videos, or anything you like. So, what you will need is to enable your screen recorder first. Follow these steps, and you will enable the screen recorder in no-time. Here is how you can do it. 

Step 1

 The first thing you have to do is go to your phone settings and scroll down. Look for the “Control Centre.” Tap on it to get to the next step. 

Step 2

Once you select the “Control Centre” press on the “Customise Controls.” From here, you can customize the settings you need. Tap on it to get to the next step.

Step 3

 Look for “Screen Recording.” It is the fifth option from the top menu. You have to enable it to be able to screen record. 

Step 4

 Once you enable the “Screen Recording,” the option will appear on your swipe menu. The one you use to connect to your Wi-Fi. It is supposed to be on the bottom of the menu. Check the screenshot below. 

Now that you have enabled the recording option, you can go ahead and start recording your video. If you can’t find this option in the control center, you will need to make sure your device is up to date. Check if you have all the updates downloaded. If you don’t, you should. Your device needs to be up to date so that you can use the screen recorder. If you still can’t find the screen recorder in your control center, you can always download a screen recorder from the app store. 

How to Use the Screen Recorder?

To use the screen recorder, all you have to do is open up TikTok, enable the screen recorder from the swipe menu,  and start making the videos. You record the videos as you normally do. You only press on the record button, and that’s it. You can later edit that video, make it however you want it to look like. It is that easy.

Just make sure you have enabled the “Screen Recorder” option before you start filming. That’s it. 


TikTok has plenty of features for you to enjoy. But, for many newcomers, these features can be a lot to take in. That’s why we shared this simple guide with you. Now you are ready to make your own TikTok videos. Go ahead and experiment with the screen recorder. There is a lot that you can create.