How to sync videos to a sound on TikTok

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TikTok users are getting the app to automatically sync videos from their camera roll with viral sounds for an effortless montage — here’s how to try this out for yourself.

TikTok has come a long way from where the app first began, with the platform constantly adding a range of new features that make creating and sharing content much easier than before.

In particular, there are a lot of editing features within the app, so that people wanting to make good content on TikTok can do so without needing to use third-party apps as often.

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Users are able to sync up clips in one of their posts to a ‘sound’ or audio, and this feature has inspired a number of viral trends on the platform.

The process can result in an effortless montage that makes it easy to look back on your favorite videos and memories.

How to sync videos to a sound on TikTok

Creating a montage for this trend takes a few steps, but many find that it’s worth it to see the results.

  1. Launch TikTok.
  2. Locate a video using the sound you want in the background of your video.
  3. Click the sound at the bottom of the screen, and then ‘Use this sound.’
  4. Tap the upload button and select the videos you want to appear in the montage.
  5. Once you’ve selected the videos you want to use, press next.
  6. On the right of the video, press ‘Adjust clips.’
  7. In the bottom left, make sure you have ‘Sound sync’ enabled. This will sync up your videos with the sound.
  8. Tap ‘Save.’
  9. Tap ‘Next’ to go to the ‘Post’ screen, where you can upload your video as you normally would.

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