How To Post A TikTok Now

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TikTok Now enables you and your friends to use the front- and back-facing cameras on your smartphone to record what you’re doing in the present.

Daily prompts will be sent to you and your friends at the same time, asking you to record a 10-second video or take a static picture and send it to them.

Both the TikTok app and the TikTok Now app provide TikTok Now as a feature.

Depending on your location, you may be able to access TikTok Now using TikTok, the TikTok Now app, or both applications.

Users who are 18 years of age or older will have a 3-minute window in which to do a TikTok Now.

This article contains how to post a TikTok Now.

How To Post A TikTok Now?

Steps to Post A TikTok Now:

Step 1: Tap On Daily TikTok Now Notification

You can post a TikTok Now from both TikTok App or TikTok Now app.

In the TikTok app, Tap the Notification prompt in the Now feed.

In the TikTok Now App, Tap the notification prompt n the Friends tab.

Note: Some users can also access Now from Friends tab in TikTok app.

Step 2: Take A Photo Or Video

After clicking on daily TikTok Now notification, You will be asked to provide access to the camera and microphone if this is your first time using the camera inside the app.

It should be noted that both the front-facing and back-facing cameras are used, and you have three minutes (if you are 18 years of age or older) to take the picture or video.

So, Take photo or video which you want to post.

Step 3: Review The Taken Photo Or Video

After taking the photo or video, You have the option to delete it and retake it.

During this time, the time will continue to run.

Step 4: Tap On Post Button

Now, tap on Post button after finalising the photo or video.

After that your TikTok Now will be successfully posted.

Your friends will be notified when your TikTok Now posted in the Now feed of the TikTok app or the Friends feed of the TikTok Now app.


If you are not able to post TikTok Now under 3 minutes thenAfter the 3-minute timeframe you can still upload a TikTok Now.

Postings to TikTok Nows beyond the 3-minute timeframe will be considered late

If you do not want to get the daily TikTok Now notification, you can always turned off the notification.