How to Repost on TikTok

06 February 2024

Wondering how you can share a TikTok video uploaded by another user? Now it is possible with the option to repost on TikTok.

In this article, we will answer the question, what does reposting on TikTok mean?

What Does “Repost” on TikTok Mean?

In sum, the repost button on TikTok allows you to share a video that another user has uploaded.

This is similar to functions on other social networks. X (Twitter) was the first network to coin the term “Retweet” in 2007 and since then, other social networks have followed their lead of adding a repost feature. For example, the repost options on Instagram, X (Twitter), and Threads.

TikTok also adopted the repost feature, so users can share other’s videos to the For You feed, and on the “Repost” feed in user’s accounts.

How to Repost Videos on TikTok

To repost in TikTok, follow these steps:

1 Go to the ‘For You’ feed.

2 Click on ‘Share’, the icon with an arrow below the comments button.

3 Tap on the ‘Repost’ option, a yellow button with white arrows.

4 The reposts will then show up on the ‘For You’ feed and under the Repost tab in your account. If you are public everyone will be able to see your reposts.

Characteristics of the Repost

Although the term is the same as on Instagram, reposting on TikTok has some differences from other social networks:

✅ The video you repost will now appear on your profile feed.

You can’t share just any video you find on TikTok. The owner has to have the repost settings turned on.

This TikTok feature allows you to share videos you like, so the ‘For You’ feed continues to grow its presence for TikTok users.

With over one billion monthly users, TikTok’s engagement leads the pack compared to other social networks. Use this opportunity to share content on this platform and continue growing with your community.

And if you haven’t started on TikTok yet, this TikTok marketing guide from Metricool is what you need.

How to Un-Repost on TikTok

If you decide you want to remove a video from your repost list, you can do so very easily.

Follow these steps to remove a repost on TikTok:

  • Login to TikTok, and head to the Repost tab inside your profile.
  • Find the video you want to un-repost and click on the arrow icon in the bottom right corner.
  • The Share menu will appear, and here you will see a yellow button, Remove repost.

How to Make a Repost Public/Private

If you want your reposts on TikTok to be public, all you have to do is follow these simple steps:

  • Head on over to your profile and click on the three horizontal line icons.
  • Click settings and privacy.
  • Scroll down to the report section.
  • Here you will be able to toggle between public and private.

How to Let People Repost on TikTok

If you want to allow reposts on your videos, all you have to do is:

  • Log into your TikTok account
  • Click on the three-line icon and click on ‘Settings and Privacy
  • Scroll down to ‘Repost
  • Toggle it on

Who Can See Your Reposts on TikTok?

If you are a public account, everyone can see your reposts under the repost tab on your profile. You cannot hide your reposts unless you have a private account.

Why Should You Repost Videos on TikTok?

Now you know how to repost and unrepost videos on TikTok, but why is this useful? For one, you can share videos that you think your audience will enjoy, or that focus on a topic related to your niche.

Secondly, if other users mention your business or brand, reposting these videos allows for users to see who is talking about your brand, and why they enjoy using your products or services. These can act as testimonials, without even needing to ask! Take advantage of this feature and if you need more guidance on how to grow on TikTok, we got you.

Anniston Ward Anniston Ward , 06 February 2024

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