How to Duet with Yourself on TikTok

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TikTok offers an option called Duet. Duet is a kind of video that puts two separate videos next to each other. A duet can consist of two different videos or even yourself. This means that you can act one part of the video on one side of the screen and another part on the other side. The following article explains the steps to be carried out to duet with yourself on TikTok. There are 2 stages to carry this out.

Steps to duet with yourself on TikTok (Filming the video)

The first stage is to film a regular video and post it. The steps to do this are explained below.

1. Launch TikTok: The first step is to launch the application. Locate the application from the app drawer and tap on it once to open it. Default it will open in the feed section.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

2. Tap on the “Add” (+) option: Once you open the application, you have to navigate to the add new option. From the available options below, you have to tap on the “+” icon. It will take you to the section to add a new TikTok video.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

3. Record your desired video: Once you tap on the add option, you have to record the desired video. You can either record a new video or select one to post from your gallery. To record, you have to tap and hold the red circular button. Once you finish recording, add all the desired effects and filters you want.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

4. Tap on the “Next” option: Once you finish adding the necessary filters and editing options, you have to then tap on the next option. This option will be present at the bottom right of the screen. It will take you to the posting options.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

5. Tap on “Who can see my video” option: From the posting options, you have to edit one of the options. To ensure that none of your followers see your half-finished video, you have to make it private. Tap on the “Who can see my video” option and select “private”. Also, make sure your “download” option is on.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

6. Select the option

Duet with yourself on TikTok

7. Select “Post”: Once you do all the above steps, you have to then post the video. To do this, tap on the post option present in red at the bottom of your screen. The video will get posted to your account.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

Steps to duet with yourself on TikTok ( starting the duet)

Once you post your original video, you can easily start a duet with yourself. If you want to start a duet with yourself on an already existing video, then you can only follow the steps mentioned below.

1. Go to your profile: Once you post the video, the first step is to go to your profile. To do this, tap on the “Person” icon at the bottom right of the screen. It will take you to your profile and all the videos you have posted.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

2. Open the video you want to duet with: Once you go to your profile, you have to open the desired video. Tap on the particular video once to open it. It will start playing and give you certain options.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

3. Tap on the 3 dots Option: when you open the particular video, you will get a lot of options. Tap on the three dots options located at the right of the screen. It will give you further options.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

4. Select “Duet”: From the options that arise, select the duet option by tapping on it once. You will be redirected to the Duet filming screen. You will notice that the screen will split in two. The recorded video will be on the right and a new video will be getting filmed on the left.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

5. Film the Duet: Once you enter into this screen, use the red circular recording option to record the video. Complete the video as per your preference.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

6. Choose “Next”: Once you film the second part of your video, you have to tap on next option. This is present at the bottom right of the screen. Tap on it once.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

7. Post the video: After you tap on next, it will take you to the posting screen. Make sure that this time you do not make it private. When you ensure that, tap on “post”. It will be located in the bottom right of your screen. The duet will be posted to your followers.

Duet with yourself on TikTok

In this way, to make a duet with yourself on TikTok you have to follow the steps mentioned above. All you have to do is, film a video of your choice, but post it as a private video. Open that video and then select the option to duet.

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