How to Make Your Own Sound on TikTok

Make Your Own Sound on TikTok

Wondering how to evade copyright issues with TikTok music? Read on to learn how to make your own sound on the platform and much more.

TikTok is a popular social media app that allows users to record short videos, add music, and share it with their friends. Many of the videos are made by people trying out new sounds on their phones. You can find lots of different kinds of sounds, including animal noises, musical instruments, and other random noises.

However, many people aren’t aware that there is a facility available in the app that allows its users to create their own sound effects while creating their video content. This feature can really come in handy if you want your video content to be more interesting, especially if you create a comedy video or try something different from what others have done before you.

The process of making your sound on TikTok is quite straightforward. So let’s get started!

How to Add a Voiceover on TikTok 

Voiceovers are a big part of the TikTok community. They can be used to give your video more emotion and personality or add a little more fun to your shot.

Here's how to add a voiceover on TikTok.

Step 1: Open the app and tap on the [+] icon to create a new video.

Open the app and tap on tiktok

This will bring up a menu where you can select between uploading or recording a video. At the bottom right of the video, tap the [Red] checkbox.

Step 2: Touch the [Voice Over] button on the drop-down menu on the right-side panel.

Touch the Voice Over button on the drop-down menu

You can either touch or long-press for voiceover recording. Make sure the circle next to [Keep original sound] is selected if you want to retain the video's original audio in the final video. Tap Save when you're finished.

Step 3: Touch the [Next] button, and your video will be good to go straight on Tiktok.

How to Make Your Own Sound on TikTok to Use Later 

Making your sound on TikTok is a fun way to spice up your videos, and it's also a great way to share yourself with the world. Whether you want to use it for profile pictures, video intros, or even as an audio track in your videos at a later date, creating a sound is super easy!

Step 1: Open the TikTok app and touch the [+] icon.

Step 2: Click your video and touch the [Next] button three times. Then give the video a caption.

Step 3: Select the [Who can watch this Video] button.

Step 4: Click on [Private] then select the [Post] button.

Step 5: So the video is already on the TikTok feed, but since you've set it to private, only you can see it. So whenever you want to use the sound, you will:

Step 6: Open Tiktok, and click on the [Me] button at the bottom right corner.

Step 7: Navigate to the private tab with a security-like icon.

Step 8: Select your video.

Select Video on Tiktok

Step 9: Tap the record icon

Tap the record icon

Step 10: Touch [Use this Sound], so all you need to do next is record and upload your new video using the latter sound.

How to Make Your Own Music TikTok  

If you want to make your music on TikTok, it is not as hard as it sounds. In this section, we'll go over how to make your music using an InVideo account.

Make Your Own Music TikTok

Step 1: Register an InVideo account or sign in if you are already registered.

Step 2: Once redirected to InVideo's editor. Touch the [Upload Media] button to import your video into the account's editor. You are free to add a music track of your choice or choose from InVideo's royalty-free music.

Once redirected to InVideo's editor

Step 3: You can add a voiceover to your video by uploading an audio file or recording a new voiceover. If you happen to be at a place you can't record a voice, you can settle for the automated text to speech. This will convert your written text into spoken words with a voice option of your choice.

You can add a voiceover to your video

Step 4: Make a few edits on your voice effect, not forgetting a fade-in fade-out effect. You can also time your scenes to the voice-over and the background music, and many other edits.

Step 5: Select the [Download & Share] option and touch the [Export] button when satisfied with the edits.

Step 6: After processing, you can download your video having your voice as an original sound and upload it on Tiktok. Tiktok will automatically record it as an original sound so other users can use it.


You now know who the masters of creativity on TikTok are. You've learned how to make an original sound for your recordings and have a few phrases stored up for last-minute inspiration. And as long as you continue to find inspiration in the process, you'll never run dry. Now go out there and start creating!