How To Post A TikTok Video On Instagram

Last Updated: October 24, 2021

Jason Wise

Jason Wise

We have created this article on how to post a TikTok video on Instagram, so keep reading. 
How To Post A TikTok Video On Instagram
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TikTok videos are fun. You can use this platform to display your created videos and music. Why not share them on your other social media platforms like Instagram as you put in so much effort? 

But how to do that smoothly? We have created this article on how to post a TikTok video on Instagram, so keep reading. 

Connecting Your Instagram with TikTok

Linking your Instagram with TikTok can be very beneficial for you. You can get more followers on your Instagram and followers on your TikTok. The entire process is pretty straightforward. 

Following are the instructions that will allow you to connect both these platforms. However, keep in mind that if you want to share your TikTok videos directly on Instagram, you must go through some blogs. 

  • Open your TikTok application. 
  • Tap on your profile icon located at the bottom right corner of your screen. 
  • Click on Edit Profile. 
  • Choose Add Instagram.
  • You will see that Instagram login page.
  • Now, enter your Instagram username and password. 
  • Tap Save Info, and then tap Authorize. 
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You need to follow these simple steps, and everyone visiting your TikTok profile can see your Instagram profile. But if you are looking to disconnect your Instagram profile from your TikTok, you can follow these steps. 

  • Open your TikTok application. 
  • Tap on that profile icon located at the bottom right corner of your screen. 
  • Select Edit Profile. 
  • Choose Add Instagram. 
  • You will now have a button labeled Unlink, and tap on it. 
  • Your TikTok profile will be unlinked from your Instagram profile. 

How To Post A TikTok Video On Instagram

Primarily, there are two different ways of sharing your TikTok videos on Instagram. You can share your private TikTok video, or you can share your public TikTok video. 

Sharing public TikTok video on Instagram

These public videos on TikTok are visible to everyone on this platform. But how can you display that on your Instagram too? Here are the steps that you need to follow, 

  • One the TikTok application on your phone, and tap on the “+” icon right at the bottom of your screen. 
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  • Hold that red button in the middle at the bottom of your screen to record your video, or you can upload it from your phone’s gallery. 
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  • If you have chosen to upload from the gallery, tap on Next on the top right corner of your screen. 
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  • After editing your video, you can tap on Next again at the bottom right corner of your screen this time. 
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  • On the next screen, there will be an option saying Who Can View This Video. Select Public in front of it. And tap on the Instagram icon located at the bottom of your screen. Then click Post and wait for a few seconds. 
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  • Once this video is uploaded and posted on TikTok, it will automatically redirect you to your Instagram. Here you will see two options. You can either choose Feed or Stories.
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  • As soon as you tap on one of the options, it will show up on your Insta. You can post it or edit it based on your preferences and then share. 
  • From here, you can share it on your Facebook, Twitter, or Tumbler. 
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Sharing private TikTok videos on Instagram

Private TikTok videos are posts not available for everyone to see on this platform. But you can share them on your Instagram without sharing them with anyone on TikTok. Here are the steps that you need to follow.

Before you begin with everything, remember that you have first to save your TikTok video into your phone’s gallery. Only then can you post it on your Instagram. The first four steps are the as same as above, 

  • One the TikTok app on the phone, and tap on the “+” icon right at the bottom of the screen. 
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  • Hold that red button in the middle at the bottom of the screen to record the video, or you can upload it from the phone’s gallery. 
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  • If you have chosen to upload from the gallery, tap on Next on the top right corner of the screen. 
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  • When you are done editing your video, tap on Next at the bottom right corner of the screen this time. 
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  • Now, tap Private in front of Who Can View this Video. 
  • Choose Post and then wait for a few seconds. 
  • Go to Me and then select your private TikTok video. 
  • Tap on that icon with three dots located on the right. 
  • Now, tap on Download Video.
  • Open your Instagram, and tap on the “+” icon located at the bottom of your screen. 
  • Choose the downloaded video from your phone’s gallery and tap on Next. 
  • Do the editing as per your preferences and write your captions.
  • Then tap on Share. 

What If I Can’t Share My TikTok Video on Instagram?

If you can’t share your TikTok videos on your Instagram or you don’t see that Share button, then here are a few steps that you can follow.

  • Restart your phone. 
  • Update your TikTok application.
  • Delete your TikTok application, and reinstall it. 
  • Clear your Instagram and TikTok cache. 
  • Check your network connection.
  • Try to use any other device. 
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Final Thoughts: How To Post A TikTok Video On Instagram

Sharing your TikTok video on other platforms like Instagram can be very effective. Your content can get more views, share it on more platforms, and keep gaining views and followers.

Furthermore, you can directly add your Instagram account to your TikTok account and share your content seamlessly. 

Written by Jason Wise

Hi! I’m Jason. I tend to gravitate towards business and technology topics, with a deep interest in social media, privacy and crypto. I enjoy testing and reviewing products, so you’ll see a lot of that by me here on EarthWeb.