How to Stitch on TikTok: Examples, Tips, Steps [2024]

Updated on June 1, 2024

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Published February 7, 2024

How to Stitch on TikTok: Examples, Tips, Steps [2024]
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So, you want to help your clients make it big on TikTok, huh?

Well, you’re in the right place. 🙂

There’s a myriad of strategies you can employ to make your clients’ TikTok marketing campaigns successful.

For example, you can:

  • Participate in TikTok challenges (or start your own video challenge) 
  • Use unique TikTok bio ideas to make your profile stand out
  • Put a link in your TikTok bios so you can get referral traffic
  • Etc.

Of course, one other strategy that has helped countless TikTok users skyrocket their follower base and engagement rates is using the TikTok Stitch feature.

You can’t go wrong with the Stitch feature.

And if you aren’t using it, you need to start right now.

(Must read: 170+ TikTok Bio Ideas for Businesses (2024))

Table of contents

What you’ll learn

  • What is a Stitch on TikTok?
  • Why learning how to Stitch on TikTok is important
  • How to Stitch on TikTok: 4 Easy Steps
  • Take your TikTok marketing to the next level
  • Stitch on TikTok with ease

What is a Stitch on TikTok?

The TikTok Stitch feature allows users to clip scenes from other TikTok users into their own content.

Users can turn the Stitch feature on or off.

Other users can integrate the TikTok video without permission when the feature is enabled.

However, other users can’t use the video for their Stitch creations if the feature isn’t enabled.

(Must read: Can You See Who Views Your TikTok Profile and Videos? How?)

Why learning how to Stitch on TikTok is important

To generate leads and sales or establish your client’s authority using TikTok, you need your TikTok posts to generate lots of views and engagement.

Without both views and engagements, your posts are essentially ignored.

That’s why learning how to Stitch on TikTok is crucial—it helps you create captivating, entertaining, and engaging TikTok posts.

Here’s a closer look at some of the benefits of TikTok’s Stitch feature:

  • Encourage collaboration. Since you’re integrating other people’s videos, you’ll have a logical reason to reach out to them. Sure, you don’t need to ask permission if the original poster enabled the Stitch feature. However, since you’re looking to build relationships, there’s nothing stopping you from reaching out to ask permission anyway. It’s a great way to get a conversation. Depending on how you navigate the conversation, you can create strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Piggy-back on other user’s engaging, high-performing posts. There are several ways you can do this. First, choose a high-performing video, one with loads of engagements. Create a reaction post about the video using the Stitch feature. You can comment on TikTok quotes, oppose or build upon the points of the video, etc.
  • Cross-promotion. The original creator of the video has a good chance of sharing your post since you integrated their content. This gives your posts more eyeballs and engagement potential.

(Must read: How to Undo Repost on TikTok [2024]: Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Stitch on TikTok: 4 Easy Steps

Follow these incredibly simple steps to stitch on TikTok. 

Step 1: Launch the TikTok app

Open the TikTok mobile app and go to the video you want to stitch.

You can search for the creator’s username and video title or use hashtags and keywords.

Step 2: Stitch the video

Tap the Share button at the bottom right corner and select the Stitch icon.

Trim the video based on where you want to start stitching by adjusting the slider left or right.

Tap Next.

Record your part of the stitch by holding down the record button. It can be up to five seconds to ten minutes long.

You can add effects, filters, text, captions, speed up the video, and more to customize the stitch.

Tap the check mark when you’re done. 

Step 3: Share the stitch

Tap the Stitch Settings option to set your sharing preferences, such as making the post visible to only me.

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Select the Your Story option to share the post directly to your client’s TikTok Story.

Step 4: Customize the post

Tap Next to customize the post.

You can include hashtags and mentions, tag other TikTok users, show the location, manage the video’s upload quality, and share it to other social media platforms.

You can also choose a custom cover (or thumbnail) for the stitch.

Save the post as a draft if it needs further review or your client’s approval.

You can also save the draft to your camera roll so you’ll have a backup in case the original video gets deleted.

(Must read: How to Find Deleted TikTok Videos | Step-By-Step Guide [2024])

Tap Post when you’re done.

The community guidelines and rules apply to Stitched content, so keep your Stitch clean and compliant to avoid violations and account bans.

(Must read: How to Get Unbanned on TikTok: Steps, Tips, FAQs [2024])

FAQs on how to Stitch on TikTok

Check out these frequently asked questions about how to stitch on TikTok

1. How do I stitch TikTok from my camera roll?

Unfortunately, TikTok doesn’t let you upload a video from your camera roll when you Stitch. You need to record a new video for Stitches.  

2. What is duet and stitch on TikTok?

A Stitch on TikTok plays in sequence, starting with the original video and going into the Stitched content.

On the other hand, Duets show a side-by-side view of both TikTok videos simultaneously.  

3. Can you stitch a pre-recorded video on TikTok?


An alternative is to download the other creator’s video (if allowed) and use a video editing tool to combine the other TikTok user’s content with your pre-recorded video and upload it as a single video.

4. What happens to stitched videos if the original video or creator account is deleted?

If the original video or creator account was not deleted due to Community Guidelines violations, your stitched video won’t likely be taken down—even if the creator’s account is inactive.

(Must read: How to Delete Your TikTok Account [2024]: Quick Tutorial)

Take your TikTok marketing to the next level with Vista Social

TikTok marketing can be challenging with all the profiles, content, and other social media management tasks you need to manage.

The good news is that Vista Social offers robust, modern features for seamless social media management.

The SMM platform’s TikTok management tools help you:

  • Schedule TikTok posts for auto-publishing easily. Link your client’s profiles, upload and customize the posts (such as switching the Stitch enabled option on), and set a posting schedule all from one platform. 
  • Plan, develop, and manage your client’s TikTok and other social media content through a central content calendar. You can find your clients’ scheduled, posted, and drafted posts in the calendar. You can also generate workflows to streamline content review and approval.
  • Find popular music and sounds for your clients’ scheduled TikTok posts from the platform’s Trending Sounds library. You can also upload audio and music. 

Vista Social has so much more to offer, from a Visual TikTok Planner to robust analytics and reports. 

Stitch on TikTok with ease

Leverage TikTok Stitches to boost your clients’ views and engagement rates.

Stitch videos with your clients’ for a mix of creative and engaging posts, and throw in a few viral trends to spice up the content.

Also, take your TikTok marketing and social media management to the next level with Vista Social.

Create your Vista Social account and see how the platform can streamline and elevate your SMM workflows. 

About the Author

Content Writer

Jimmy Rodela is a social media and content marketing consultant with over 9 years of experience, with work appearing on sites such as, Yahoo, SEMRush, and SearchEnginePeople. He specializes in social media, content marketing, SaaS, small business strategy, marketing automation, and content development.

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