How to Download TikTok ( Videos on iPhone/Android/PC

author Carrie Murray
date Friday, December 7, 2018

With the increasingly higher popularity, TikTok, merged with, has become one of the most trending short video sharing platforms around the world, in which users are allowed to create and post 15-second to one-minute videos with filters, effects, and music. Now TikTok app has already got over 6 million downloads. And it is available both in the Google Play Store and Apple's App Store.

A number of users of Tik Tok or Musical. ly might come across many interesting videos they like when they stream videos in the app, and they want to download them for offline watching or saving. But they don't know how to do exactly. So here we'll show you several methods of how to download Tik Tok videos on mobile devices as well as on PC.

Download TikTok Videos

Part 1. Download TikTok (Musical. ly) Videos on Android

Basically, there are two methods to download TikTok videos on Android phones.

Method 1. Download Your Uploaded TikTok Videos

It is quite easy to download the videos you uploaded to TikTok by yourself. All you need to do is:

Step 1 Launch TikTok app on your phone;

Step 2 In the main interface, tap on the Account icon at the bottom right corner to open your profile page;

My Account on TikTok

Step 3 Here you can visit all the videos you've uploaded to TikTok, choose the one you want to download and open it;

Step 4 When the video starts playing, tap on the Share icon and then simply choose the Download option in the second row;

Step 5 Then this TikTok video will be downloaded automatically and saved to the photo library on your phone.

Save TikTok Video Locally

Method 2. Download TikTok Videos with VidPaw Video Downloader

In case that you want to download the videos uploaded by other users, while TikTok app doesn't offer the download option, you can head to an online video downloader website to get the videos downloaded you want within several simple steps:

Step 1: Copy the Video Link

Play the video that you want to download on the phone within the TikTok app. Tap on the Share icon and choose the option of Copy Link.

Copy TikTok Video Link

Step 2: Head to A Video Downloader Website

After you've got the video's link, open a video downloader in any browser on the Android phone. Paste the link to the search bar and then tap Start. VidPaw allows you to download TikTok/ video in various video or audio formats and quality. Tap on the Download button when you've made the decision.

Download TikTok Video on VidPaw

Step 3: Save your TikTok Video and Start Downloading

Select a path to save your TikTok video. After the downloading process, you can have the video saved on your phone.

Part 2. Download TikTok (Musical. ly) Videos on iPhone

Since TikTok videos cannot be downloaded through video downloader on iPhone, we'd like to recommend FonePaw ScreenMo for you to record and save your favorite TikTok videos.

FonePaw ScreenMo is a professional iPhone screen recording program for recording screen activities with audios, such as games, live chats or videos, on iOS devices and screen mirroring to PC. To record TikTok videos with FonePaw ScreenMo (opens new window), follow these 4 steps:

Step 1: Get the Screen Recorder Ready

Download, install and launch FonePaw ScreenMo on the computer.

FonePaw ScreenMo

Step 2: Screen Mirroring your iPhone

Before this move, make sure your iPhone and the computer are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Then on iPhone, tap on Screen/Airplay Mirroring from the control panel, and then choose FonePaw iOS Screen Recorder to connect.

Mirror iPhone to PC

Step 3: Start Recording TikTok Video

After your phone is connected to the FonePaw ScreenMo, the phone's screen will be presented on PC. Open TikTok on the phone and play the video that you want to download. And then return to PC, click on the red record button on the right to start recording.

Record TikTok Videos on iPhone

Step 4: Export and Save the TikTok Video

When the TikTok video you're recording ends, simply click on the red button again to stop recording. Then you are able to set the output settings, such as the file size, the save path and file name, etc. Click Start Export to export and save the TikTok video. Head to the folder you've chosen to find it.

However, there is also another method which is to download TikTok videos through Email on the iPhone. Take a look at how it works:

Step 1 In TikTok, open the video that you want to download and tap on the Share icon. In the "Share to" menu, choose Email option and then type in the email addresses. For convenience, you can send the video to yourself by entering your own email address in both address bars.

Step 2 Open your email account and you can see the TikTok video you sent. Hit the Download button next to it and save it on the iPhone.

Part 3. Download Musical. ly Videos on PC

If you watch Musical. Ly videos and feel like downloading some videos, is recommended to you. Copy the video's link and paste to the search bar in VidPaw. com, and then simply click on Start. Detailed steps can be referred to Method 2 in Part 1.

If you are just interested in a certain clip of a video on that website, you can record it with FonePaw Screen Recorder (opens new window) on PC. FonePaw Screen Recorder is an easy-operated and powerful screen recorder program which can help you record HD videos with internal sound. With it, you are able to not only export the video in various formats but also preset the recording time according to the video length you want to record.

FonePaw Video Recorder

Hope this post can give you new ideas of how to download the TikTok videos you like and save them on mobile devices or computer. If you find this post useful, please share with your friends. Any comment is welcome!

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