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How to Recover Deleted TikTok Videos in Android/iPhone/PC

Updated By Amy On Jan 7, 2023, 9:04 pm

ByteDance's short video social platforms are popular around the world. TikTok is the most visited Internet website in the world in 2021. And it has repeatedly ranked first in the App Store or Google Play in the United States, India, Germany, France, Japan, Indonesia and Russia. Tiktok, as a widely used video sharing social application, is perfectly compatible with many software platforms, such as Android, ios, Harmony OS, Windows, Mac OS, etc. The total number of Tiktok users has exceeded 800 million, with 700 million daily users, each of whom spends more than two hours a day. Behind the huge user data, there is a huge opportunity, which means that your videos could be viewed by over 700 million people at any given time. Therefore, the most terrible thing for video producers is that the polished video is deleted or lost. So how to retrieve the missing precious short videos is the most concerned problem of many video creators. Next, we will introduce 4 methods to retrieve deleted TikTok videos. At the same time, we also provide a solution to retrieve deleted TikTok draft videos.

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Part I How to restore TikTok video draft

As we all know, TikTok offers users the option to post or save a video as a draft after they record and edit it. The draft function saves videos to the user's phone storage for later retrieval. We often forget these saved drafts and think that they have been deleted, but in practice they may still be in our drafts. To restore the TikTok video saved as a draft, you can follow the steps below: Open your album/Gallery > TikTok folder and locate the video.

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However, if you did not click Save to Album when creating a video draft, unfortunately your video draft can't be restored.

Part II How to restore TikTok video

If you accidentally delete your favorite TikTok video, how can you retrieve it? Next, we summarize 4 methods to restore TikTok deleted videos.

Method 1 Restore your favorite videos on TikTok

Step 1 Open Tiktok on your phone, click the "I" icon in the lower right corner to view your TikTok profile.

Step 2 Enter the TikTok profile section, click the heart icon on the right to view the videos you like.

Step 3 On this page, select the deleted video to restore.

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Step 4 On the video deletion page, click the three points on the right and select "Save Video" from the options. Your favorite deleted videos will be restored to your album.

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Method 2 Restore the deleted TikTok video on Android from the backup

In fact, Android phones have built-in automatic backup. Therefore, if the automatic backup function is enabled, you can check the backup and restore the deleted TikTok videos easily. If the automatic backup function is not enabled, this method is not applicable. Please follow the steps below to recover the deleted Tiktok videos from Google Photos on Android.

Step 1 Open your Google Album.

Step 2 In the upper left corner of the screen, click "Menu" and select "Trash Bin".

Step 3Then select the TikTok video to restore, and click the "Restore" icon.

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Use this method only if you have backup data available on your device. To check backup on an Android phone, go to Google Albums > Click on your Account Profile > Photo Settings > Then make sure your backup and sync features are enabled.

Method 3 Restore deleted Tiktok vide on iPhone from iCloud

As we all know, iCloud is a common backup service for iPhone or other iOS devices. If you have enabled iCloud backup, you can restore the deleted TikTok videos on iPhone according to the following steps.

Step 1 Visit iCloud.com and log in to your account.

Step 2 Select Settings, and in the Advanced section, click Restore Files.

Step 3 Select the videos to restore and click "Restore".

Use this method only if you have backup data available on your device. To check iCloud backup Settings on your iPhone or other iOS device, choose Settings > Your Account > iCloud > iCloud Backup > Then make sure you have iCloud Backup turned on.

Method 4 Use free video recovery software to recover the deleted TikTok video

The above is about the methods of recovering the deleted TikTok videos on the mobile device. If the deleted Tiktok video is saved on the SD card or computer, you can easily recover it through the professional video data recovery software - Data Recovery (4DDiG). The software can help you recover hundreds of file types, including photos, videos, audio files, documents, e-mail, etc. The earlier you use the software, the more likely you are to recover your videos. Use Data Recovery (4DDiG) to recover deleted TikTok videos as follows.

Step 1 Download, install, and start Data Recovery (4DDiG), and then select the location or device where the video was lost/deleted. Click Scan to find the missing video.

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Step 2 After scanning, select "Video" in the left panel. Go to Missing or All to find the videos you want.

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Step 3 "Preview" and select the video to restore. Click Restore to save it to your PC or external storage device.

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Summary of methods for recovering deleted TikTok videos

We introduced you how to restore deleted TikTok videos from Android and iOS devices, SD cards or computers. You can choose the appropriate method according to your needs. Then, in order to ensure that deleted or lost videos can be recovered, it is better to back up the files in advance. If you lose data without backup files, be sure to use professional data recovery software, such as Data Recovery (4DDiG), to help you quickly recover important files.