How to sync videos to a sound on TikTok

Georgina Smith
TikTok logo on a dark backgroundUnsplash: Alexander Shatov

Editing videos can be hard, especially if you’re just starting out. If you want to upload a video to TikTok and have it synced to a specific sound, here’s an easy guide to make it as good as possible.

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 can now sync up clips in one of their posts to a ‘sound’ or audio. This feature has inspired several 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.

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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.

If you want to learn more about how to use TikTok, you can check out our other guides here:

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About The Author

Georgina was formerly an entertainment writer for Dexerto. She covered all aspects of influencer culture on TikTok and more, including creators such as Charli D’Amelio and Addison Rae. She also wrote about hit reality shows such as Love Island and Below Deck.