Ever wondered if TikTok could alert its creators when someone saves their video? If this question has crossed your mind, then you’ve come to the right place. This article will shed light on how TikTok manages video recording and notifications.

Does TikTok Notify When You Record a Video?

In other words, Does TikTok Alert Creators When Their Video is Saved?

Before we dive deeper into the subject, let’s quickly address the most pressing question: Does TikTok notify others when you save their video? The simple answer is no. TikTok does not alert others when you record their video. Users cannot determine if their videos are being saved by others.

Imagine if TikTok began notifying influencers every time someone saved their videos. Their inboxes would potentially be inundated with a deluge of notifications due to the sheer volume of people downloading their content. This article will also clarify other TikTok-related questions, so keep reading till the end.

How to Download TikTok Videos

If you’re a TikTok aficionado like me, you probably spend a good chunk of your time watching TikTok videos for entertainment. But sometimes, a video captivates your attention so much that you wish to watch it on repeat. Here are some easy steps to download TikTok videos and enjoy them at your leisure:

  1. When you’re watching a video, look to the right side of your mobile screen and locate the “share button”. Tap on this button.
  2. Once tapped, a new window will appear with several options for sharing videos. In the second row, you’ll find an option to “Save Video”.
  3. Tap the “Save Video” option, and the video will be saved to your TikTok Save library, where you can watch it as many times as you wish.

Do note: If you can’t locate the “Save Video” option, it might be because the video creator has not permitted users to download the video. However, you can leave a comment on the video requesting the creator to enable downloads.

Overcoming Hurdles in Downloading TikTok Videos

Frustrating, isn’t it? When you love a video but can’t download it. Don’t worry, I have a solution for you. Here are two alternative methods to download a TikTok video:

Method #1: Using a TikTok Video Downloader

  1. Navigate to the video you wish to download and tap the “Share” button. You’ll then see a “Copy Link” option. Copy the video link.
  2. Open your browser and search for a TikTok Video Downloader. Choose one of the top results that facilitates TikTok video downloads.
  3. Paste the link into the downloader and download the video in the quality of your preference.

Remember, the download site may prompt you to choose a download location. Select a convenient location on your device, or create a separate TikTok video folder on your mobile or laptop to keep your videos organized.

Method #2: Screen Video Recording

If your mobile or laptop has a screen recording feature, you can use that to record the video. If not, you can download a screen recording app from the Google Play Store.

  1. Open the screen recording application.
  2. Enable audio recording on your mobile and disable any surrounding noise so that the video’s original sound isn’t interrupted.
  3. Start playing the video from the point you wish to record.
  4. Once you finish recording, you can edit (trim and crop) the video as desired and save the final video to your device.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does TikTok Tell You Who Uploaded Your Video?

No, TikTok does not alert you about who uploaded your video. However, as a creator, this can be advantageous. Given the global reach of your videos, you mightbe overwhelmed with notifications if TikTok were to start alerting you every time someone uploaded your video.

Where Does TikTok Save Videos on Android?

TikTok stores videos on an Android device in the video gallery. This gallery is located within the TikTok app, where users can access, view, and edit their videos. It’s also the place where TikTok keeps videos that have been shared with other users or posted within the app.


I hope these two methods prove useful if a video creator has disabled downloads for their videos. Both methods also allow you to watch videos offline, as they’re downloaded directly to your device. So, whether you’re traveling without internet access or simply want to save your favorite TikToks for posterity, these strategies have got you covered. Happy TikToking!