How to Duet on TikTok? – Simple Steps

Your Quick Answer:

  1. To create a duet video on TikTok, first of all, open the app and go to the video, you wish to make a duet video with. Open it.
  2. However, if the person with you whom you wish to do a duet, is in your following list, then, tap on “Me” and then, on > “Following”, on your profile page. From the list, tap on that person’s name, and open his TikTok profile. From his upload section, choose and open that video.
  3. When you will open the video and play it, you will get some options on the right side of the screen. From there, tap on the “Share – arrow icon” option and select > “Duet”.
  4. Wait for a few seconds, till the processing gets complete. Once it is done, you will find two video sections on the screen, on the left, your camera will get open and, on the right, the selected video will get open.
  5. Tap and long press on the big red button to record and “tick” to stop. Now, tap on “Next” and you will reach the ‘Post’ tab. On the ‘post’ tab, write a caption and tag the person with whom you have recorded the video, on the description box, and hit the red ‘Post’ button.
Expert Statement

That’s all to duet on TikTok. 

How to Duet on TikTok?

Creating a TikTok video alongside the video of your favorite celebrity or a character is known as a ‘Duet on TikTok’. Also, when you record and post a Duet video, the original video is played on the right side of the screen, and your recorded video is played on the left. Both videos play at the same time on the same screen with the one music in the background. It is very exciting and not difficult to record. 

Let’s learn to make a duet video on TikTok:

Step 1: Open TikTok & tap ‘Me’

You have to start by opening the TikTok app on your device. Open the TikTok app on your mobile phone and if you haven’t logged in to your account, then first, log in to your TikTok account.

After logging in, next, you have to find the video, with which you want to make a duet video. Usually, people wish to create a duet video with a friend or their favorite TikToker, and they follow. Hence, if this is the case, then, go to your ‘profile page’. Tap on the “Me”, on the bottom rightmost corner of the home screen. 

Click on “Me” to reach your account’s profile page. 


Step 2: Tap on ‘Following’ and tap on any person

The profile page on the app is that corner of the room, where you will find all the information related to the account, such as followers, followings, posted videos, draft video, total likes, display picture, bio, etc, one below the other.

Well, you have to go to that person’s profile from your profile, with whom you want to record a duet video. For that, tap on “Following”. You will get the following option, just below your TikTok DP and username. Tap on it and a list will open, which will be having names of the people you follow on TikTok and watches the video. 

Click on Following

Next, in the list, tap on the name of the person with whom you wish to record the video alongside. Search in the list and tap on that person’s username and open his/her profile. 

Here, you might be wondering, what if you don’t follow that person, with whom you wish to record a duet video! Then what? That Ok. If you don’t follow him/her, no issue. You just have to go to the user’s profile, with whom you want to create a duet video. It does matter if you follow him or not. 

Following list

Step 3: Choose an uploaded Video from his profile

Now, after reaching the location where there is the video, next, find that video and open it. For that, on the user’s profile page, move to the ‘upload’ section. It is below the user’s bio, on the left side of the screen. If you ask for the icon, then, it is ‘six small vertical lines,’ on the middle-left portion of the profile page screen. 

Click on Video

Now, go to the ‘upload section’ and choose the video. Open it and play the video. 

Step 4: Tap on the ‘Share’ icon

When you will play the video, from the person’s profile, on the right part of the video you will see multiple options one below the other. Among those options, one is the option to ‘Share’ the video. It looks like an “Arrow”, directed towards the right. 

Actually, under the ‘Share’ option, you will find the sub-option of “Duet”, to record a video, alongside the video. 

Hence, tap on the “Share”, arrow icon and open its sub-option section. 

Tab to Share icon

Step 5: Tap on ‘Duet’ & it would start processing

Now, from the sub-option section, choose the “Duet” option and tap on it. When you will tap on the duet, first, the video will start processing, that is, the system will do the necessary arrangements required to record a duet video.

Once, the processing is done, on the right side of the screen you will see your recording camera, and alongside on the left the selected video, playing. This means the room for recording a duet video is all set.

Click on Duet option

Step 6: Tap on the camera icon and record

Along with the two screens on the main video screen, there will be some editing as well as setting options on the right part. Using those options, you can record the video as you want. 

Initially, the back camera will be ON. However, if you want to use the ‘front’ camera, then, click the ‘Flip camera’ option. And when the camera is ready, tap and long press on the big red button in the middle, to start the recording. And record the video. 

Click on tick icon

Step 7: Tick to complete and ‘Post’

Once you are done with recording the video, click on “Tick” given on the right bottom, and in the next tab, do the editing, if needed. Thereafter, click on “Next” and you will reach the “Post” page.

Here, you can write the caption on the description box and also tag the person you have created a duet video with.

An important point to note, if you wish to save this video in your phone’s gallery, then, enable the “save to device” option on the same ‘post’ tab. 

In the end, when everything is set, hit the red “Post” button, in the bottom right corner. 

And, your duet video is successful, created, and posted on TikTok. 

Tab on Post Button

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Why can’t I hear myself when I duet on TikTok?

By default, the mic option is turned OFF, when you record a duet video on TikTok. That is why you cannot hear your sound when you duet on TikTok. 

However, fortunately, there is an option on the duet video recording screen to turn ON the mic. Hence, while recording a duet video, if you want your voice to get recorded, tap on “Mic” and turn it ON. Thereafter you will be able to hear your voice in the duet video. 

The Bottom Lines:

The simplest method to create a duet video on TikTok with your fav person and song is given in the article. Follow the steps properly to get the result.

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