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Everything You Need To Know About How To Duet On TikTok

TikTok has taken over the minds of many people in the past couple of years. These 15-second videos sparked the interest of viewers and made short-form video content trendy. One of the most exciting features of this platform is duets. If you want to learn how to duet on TikTok, keep reading.

What are TikTok Duets?

TikTok Duet feature allows you to make clips with two videos appearing side by side. In the early days, it was primarily used to make musical duets with famous artists. Now, there are many other creative ways to make entertaining content. 

You can do anything with it: make comments or reply to original videos, create funny dialogues with others, show different perspectives, make one video appear like a continuation of the other. There are countless possibilities. Just have fun and play with it.

Why Duet on TikTok?

The marketing value of this feature is that it can increase your fan base significantly and help you target the right audience. Influencers and brands use it to spark engagement and reach more people.

If you or your brand is looking how to get TikTok famous, you should do a duet challenge. Challenges as a whole are viral material and a huge part of the TikTok culture. However, duet challenges are special because they inherently demand user-generated content, which is the best type of engagement. 

If you want someone to duet your video on TikTok, don’t forget to make your content shareable. First, you have to film and upload your TikTok video as usual. Then, make sure you have ‘Disable Duet/React’ unticked and that everyone can see your videos. Keep in mind that it’s ticked by default.

Also, if you want to invite other people to duet your video, let them know in the caption! Use your brand name and hashtags to promote your content.

Want to Know How to Duet on TikTok?

Below is a step by step guideline of how to duet someone on TikTok. 

Step 1: Open your TikTok app and choose a video that you want to make a duet with.

Step 2: Tap on the “Share” button and find the “Duet” button at the bottom of the screen and tap again. If the button is grayed out the user has disabled duets.

How to duet on TikTok: screenshot of how to find the Share button
How to duet on TikTok: screenshot of how to find the Duet button

Step 3: Start recording your video by tapping the red button at the bottom of the screen. 

How to duet on TikTok: screenshot of how to find the recording button

Step 4: When you’re done, make sure to tap the checkmark to the right of the recording symbol.

Step 5: Add any effects, stickers, text and post it like a regular TikTok video. 

You can also change the layout of your duet video. Once you are on your Record Video page, press the “Layout” button from the editing tools on the right side of the page. 

Here’s a good visual explanation of how to use different layouts for your video:

Remember, that it’s a courtesy to tag the original creator in the description of your video. Include their username so they are able to see your video and maybe it will get reposted. 

Want to see some examples of how to duet someone on TikTok? Enjoy this selection of the best TikTok duets we made for you. From these examples, you can learn not only how to duet on TikTok, but also how to make it creative and fun.

Monkey man


#dúo con @barstoolsports Monkeyman!! 🐒 #Duo #monkey #mono

♬ original sound – A N N A

Cake “angry reactions”


#duet with @bobbysrey that cake is beautiful. #fyp #foryou

♬ original sound – sreya

Gordon Ramsay “Idiot sandwich”

“I’m Legit” by Lisa and Lena


This is giving us throwback vibes…✨ #duet with @babyariel

♬ I’m Legit – Nicki Minaj – 𝔻𝕖𝕖𝕕𝕝𝕖🥀

And another “angry reactions” video just because he is adorable


#duet with @jessicatatianalong you look amazing 🙂

♬ original sound – Jessica Long

If you found this post useful or have any questions on how to duet on TikTok, please let us know in the comment section below.

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