Instagram and TikTok are two of the biggest social media platform where you can post videos, and photos (only on Instagram), connect with new people and interact with them. Previously, after the introduction of Instagram’s reels, any videos containing the watermark of TikTok could not be posted on TikTok. When we tested it, we did not have any problem posting TikTok videos even with the TikTok watermark.
Many people might think that sharing an entire TikTok video on Instagram is hard but it can not be more false. You can easily share an entire TikTok video on your Instagram story by two methods. You can either download the video and post the video directly on your Instagram story or you can also post the TikTok video directly from the TikTok app itself.
Can You Post TikTok On Instagram Story?
Even after the release of Instagram reels, it was said that Instagram will ban its users from sharing any TikTok videos containing a TikTok watermark. This seems not to be the case anymore at the time of writing this article, as during our testing we could easily post TikTok videos on Instagram even with the TikTok watermark. So, yes you can post TikTok videos on your Instagram story.
If you have problem posting videos on Instagram stories because of the TikTok watermark then you can simply use some third-party apps to download the videos without the watermark.
Ways To Share An Entire TikTok On Instagram Story
You know you can post TikTok videos on your Instagram story but don’t know how to? Then you are at the right place. You can post an entire TikTok on your Instagram story in two ways, both of which are below:
- By Downloading The TikTok Videos
- Directly From TikTok App Itself
Sharing An Entire TikTok Video On Instagram Story By Downloading The TikTok Video
Sharing the TikTok video on an Instagram story by downloading the TikTok video itself is quite a long yet easy process. This process is very simple and does not require you to use any other app except Instagram and TikTok. The steps to share an entire TikTok video on your Instagram story by downloading the TikTok video itself are below:
Step 1: Open TikTok
As we are going to download the TikTok video and share it on the Instagram story, the first thing to do is open the TikTok app itself. Log in if you need to by using your login credentials.
Step 2: Choose The Video You Want To Share On Instagram Story
Once you log in to your account, simply choose any video you wanna post on your Instagram story. If it is your own video, you can simply find it on your profile tab but if the video you wish to share is of someone else then you need to first find their profile by searching their username. After you find their username, you need to find the video you wish to share which can be a little hectic.
Step 3: Click On The Three Dots (…)
Once you select the video you wish to share on your Instagram story, simply click on the three dots. You will find three dots icon (…) on the right side of your screen.
Step 4: Download The Video
Now, once you tap on the three dots (…), simply download the video by clicking on the download icon that you will find on the last column of the options you will see. Click on the “save video” which is written below the download icon. Wait for a minute or so for the video to be saved, which totally depends on the speed of your internet.
Step 5: Close The TikTok App
As you now have downloaded the TikTok video you wish to post on the Instagram story, close the TikTok app. Make sure the video is already downloaded before you close the TikTok app.
Step 6: Open Instagram
After all the work on the TikTok app is done, you should simply open Instagram on your device. Make sure you are logged in and if you are not, log in to your account using your login credentials.
Step 7: Swipe Right From The Top
After you open your Instagram app and log into your account, you will see the feed page of your Instagram account. There you will see a big “Instagram” written at the top of your screen on the left side. Swipe right from that text.
Step 8: Click On The Gallery Box Lying On The Lower Left Corner Of Your Screen
Once you swipe right, Instagram will open the camera for you to click pics or take videos to post as a story or post or even go live on the Instagram app. There at the bottom left side of your screen, you will find a small gallery box. Simply, click on it.
Step 9: Choose The Video You Wish To Post
Now, once you click on that small gallery box, you will find all the videos and pictures you have. Choose the TikTok video you just saved that you wish to share on the Instagram story.
Step 10: Post The Entire TikTok Video On Your Instagram Story
After you choose the video, you will get to the next page where you can edit your videos by adding filters, stickers, or even adding texts to it. After you finish editing your TikTok video, simply click on the “Your story” option. You can also choose to keep it as a “Close friends only” story.
Sharing The TikTok Video On The Instagram Story Directly From The TikTok App Itself
While downloading an entire TikTok video and posting it on the story on Instagram can be a little long process and a hectic one too, sharing the TikTok video on the Instagram story directly from the TikTok app itself is rather easy. If you have any problem with the process of sharing the TikTok video on the Instagram story directly from the TikTok app itself, then follow the steps below:
Step 1: Open TikTok
Simply, open TikTok on your smartphone or any other device you are using to post the TikTok video on the Instagram story. Make sure to log in to your TikTok account if you need to by using your login credentials.
Step 2: Choose/Search The Video You Want To Share
This process also requires you to search for the video you want to share on the Instagram story if it is of someone else. In case, the video is your own, you can simply choose the video you wish to share on the TikTok story by going on your profile tab.
Step 3: Click On The Three Dots (…)
Once you find the TikTok video you wish to share on the Instagram story, click on the three dots (…) that are on the right side of your screen. This is below the comment bubble if you are confused about its location.
Step 4: Tap On The Stories Option
Once you click on the three dots (…), you will see a lot of options in front of you, among which is the option “Stories”. Its location is on the second column of all the options you will find after clicking the three dots (…).
Step 5: Post The Entire TikTok Video On Your Story
After you will click on the “Stories” option, you will see a notification called “TikTok wants to open the Instagram app. Open Instagram?” simply click on okay. After you reach the Instagram app, simply post the video on your Instagram story.
You can also post the TikTok video on your “Close friends” list but for that, you need to make a list of your close friends on the Instagram app.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
As TikTok and Instagram, both applications are getting very popular and each day more people are using these apps, and many people can get curious about them. Some of the frequently asked questions by the users on the Internet are below:
Can We Post Any TikTok Video On Instagram Story?
Yes, you can easily post any TikTok video on your Instagram story until it is your own or the owner of the video allows other users to download or share their videos.
If you somehow have a problem sharing an entire TikTok video on the Instagram story due to the TikTok watermark simply use some other apps to download the TikTok videos without the watermark.
Will We Get More Reach On Instagram If We Post TikTok Videos On Instagram?
This totally depends on how good your videos are and how many followers do you have. If your videos are very good or if your followers on TikTok are very high then it is sure for you to get more reach on Instagram but if you don’t have a lot of followers on TikTok then you might not get much reach.
Does Instagram Blocks My Account If I Post My TikTok Videos On Instagram Story Or Post?
The straight answer is no, no Instagram does not block your account just for posting a TikTok video on your Instagram story or post but it can stop you from posting TikTok videos.
Despite some people facing some problems sharing an entire TikTok video on the Instagram story due to the watermark, you might not face them. So, before giving up on sharing your TikTok videos on your Instagram story make sure you try the steps from above. In case you have a problem sharing an entire TikTok video even after following all the steps above due to various reasons, you can always get more help from this website.
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