March 30, 2023
Duet on TikTok

Everyone wants to progress, right? likewise, when it comes to the use of “duets” on TikTok, it is quite a pleasing factor to grow TikTok likes and followers.

However, most of us are unaware of it and would want to know everything related to “duets on TikTok”. Well, keeping that in mind, we have intended to help everyone coming with certain background (of not being aware of duets on TikTok).

In this blog, you will learn about the following.

  • What is Duet on TikTok?
  • Enabling Duets on TikTok
  • Starting Duets
  • Ways to Solve Duets that Doesn’t Work on TikTok 

What is Duet on TikTok?

So, first thing first. What is a duet on TikTok? Well, this is one of those features which has set a mark. The main function of this feature is to create videos with another person’s video on the side.

For example, you are TikToker 1 and there is a TikToker 2. Now, you liked TikToker 2’s video and wanted to do a duet. What you will do is edit the video in such a way that your and TikToker 2’s videos will be played alongside. At times TikToker 2’s video is paused while TikToker 1’s video is running. Other times, TikToker 1 and 2’s videos are played simultaneously.

Enabling Duets on TikTok

Now that you know what are duets. Let’s discuss how to get started with this feature.

Step #1: Open your TikTok account and then click on “Me”.

Step #2: Locate three dots and then choose “Settings & Privacy”.

Step #3: Now go to privacy and then select “Who Can Duet….” (This is found under the “Safety” option”).

Step #4: Once you are there, make sure that you select one of the following.

  • Only me – select this when the content is to be seen just by you.
  • Friends – these are the people who you follow and in return or otherwise, they follow your profile back.
  • Everyone – it is for everyone, in other words for the public.

Start Creating Duets on TikTok

So, now that you are sure how to change the settings. It is time to start creating duets. To make the best duets at the start may be too much to look forward to. But it is human enough to give it a try till you make it to the best version of the first suet.

Step #1: Press “Discover” right after opening the TikTok profile.

Step #2: Go to the “Duet” option which is in the search panel. Once you do that, press “Search”. 

Step #3: Check out your options to duet with. Then, select the video to make a duet with.

Step #4: Open the selected video you want to make a duet with. See on the right side of the screen and click on the option that says “Share”.

Step #5: You can select the “Duet” from the menu that pops up on the screen.

Step #6: This is when you start creating a duet. Click on the “Record” button and then start recording the video (it is your video that you will record).

Step #7: This is the step in which you have to edit the duet video. After editing, click on the option that says “Next”.

Step #8: Add an interesting caption and then share with the world, and friends, or keep it to yourself.

Step #9: After selecting the audience, post it on your TikTok profile.

Ways to Solve Duets that Doesn’t Work on TikTok

There are times when you get stuck in the process of creating a duet. Usually, this happens in the first few duets. After which it becomes part of your daily struggle. So, in case you were about to create a duet and had any of the following issues. Don’t worry! We have solutions to your problems.

Sound Recording and Music Integration Concerns

In this case, you as a TikToker are not able to record sounds while creating duets. So, the possible solution is sought. Also, sometimes when you are creating a duet, the music is not allowed or the duet of particular videos is not permissible. Well, in all of these issues, you can follow our guidelines below. They will help you in one or more ways.

Solution #1: Uninstall and Reinstall TikTok App

This is the first solution to doing things that will help you in creating your first or one of the first few videos. In this solution, all you have to do is to follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Find the TikTok app from your Apple Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Once you are there, simply uninstall it from your smartphone.
  3. Then, install it back in the system which is the smartphone.

Solution #2: Enable Microphone in Smartphone

In this trick, you have to check if your microphone is working or not. If not, you need to enable it so that you can record a duet. So, to do that, you have to follow the steps mentioned below in exact order.

  1. If you are using an Android smartphone, then go to “settings” and open it.
  2. Then, got to “Apps”. You will see “manage apps”, click on it and find “TikTok”.
  3. Now, click on the option that says “permissions”.
  4. From there, you will get the feature that says “enable microphone”. Click on that and you are done for the day!

However, in case you are an iOS user, then you have to follow the steps below.

  1. Open “Settings” from your iPhone and then click on “TikTok”.
  2. Turn on the feature of a microphone.

Solution #3: Make Use of React Feature

Okay, so this is a feature on TikTok that is just like a duet. So, keeping that in mind, you can easily make use of that in your videos. However, certain steps have to be taken to record videos for your profile while audio-watching another person’s video. Do you feel like doing it too? If yes, you can follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Search for the video you would like to make a react video.
  2. Then, click on the “sharing” tab and select “react” for your own recorded video.
  3. Please check if the audio of your video was recorded or not.

Solution #4: Update Your TikTok App

Did you know another and most basic reason why TikTok duets don’t work is that the version of the current app is old? Well, to find the best solution to this problem you can simply update the app. This is what you have to do;

  1. Go to App Store or Google Play from your smartphone.
  2. Then, look for TikTok and click on “update”.
  3. Once the app is updated, open the TikTok app again and see if the problem is solved.

Solution #5: Reboot Your Smartphone

Last but not least, there are moments when your phone needs a reboot. So, just reboot it and see if you are able to create duets.

Last Words: How Can I Create Duets on TikTok?

We are sure by the end of reading this blog, you are able to solve the main concerns of creating duets on TikTok. Also, we wish and hope you are able to change the settings and enable duets on your smartphone. If you find this blog helpful. Please leave a comment and let us know your feedback.

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