To delete a TikTok Story:
TikTok Stories is one of the latest features released by TikTok. The new Stories feature is similar to regular TikTok videos, with the tag ‘Story’ denoting that you are viewing a TikTok Story. If you’ve already posted a Story, but don’t like the final result, you might be looking to delete the TikTok Story.
Keep reading the post below, where we’ll discuss how to delete a TikTok Story.
Deleting a TikTok Story is really simple.
And you're done! The Story will be removed from your profile and won’t appear on other people’s ‘For You’ and ‘Following’ pages.
Learn how to delete drafts on TikTok as well.
Here’s what’s going to happen after deleting a TikTok Story:
Unlike a regular TikTok video that saves to your camera roll, you can only send a link of the Story to yourself or another person; there’s no option to save the Story video to your device.
Open the Story, tap on the three dots, and select ‘Save video.’ Next, choose a channel or person to send the Story link to.
No, there’s no way to restore a deleted Story unless you’ve previously saved it by sending it to yourself or somebody else.
Once you delete a Story, it’s permanently deleted from TikTok. Also, when you delete a TikTok Story, it doesn’t get stored in the ‘Stories archive’ on your profile like when it expires after 24 hours.
Here’s how to create a TikTok story:
The Story will appear as a regular video on your profile with the tag ‘Story’ at the top-left corner of the screen and a blue ‘Story’ tag at the bottom-left corner of the Story screen when someone opens your Story.
By default, if you have a private TikTok account, only your followers will be able to see your Stories. Whereas, if your TikTok account is public, your Stories will appear on the ‘For You’ page.
Nevertheless, TikTok allows you to change the audience settings before or after posting the Story.
To change who can see your story before posting it:
To change who can see your story after posting it:
You can reply to Story comments the same way you can reply to comments on regular videos.
Tap on the ‘Inbox’ icon, and under the Activities section, find the comment to your Story. Tap on the comment and reply to it.
Bonus: How to delete a comment on TikTok.
Currently, TikTok hasn’t stated that there’s a limit to the number of stories you can post. However, keep in mind not to post too many stories, so you don’t come off spammy. Also, if you post too many stories, TikTok may shadowban your account, just like if you post too many regular videos.
You can easily delete a TikTok Story before it expires after 24 hours. To delete a Story, tap on it, tap on the three dots in the left-side menu, and select ‘Delete.’
However, once you delete a Story, you can’t recover it. Also, a deleted Story won’t be saved in the ‘Stories archive’ on your TikTok profile.
You can save the Story before deleting it by sending it as a link to yourself or somebody else. You can’t save the Story to your device like a regular TikTok video.
Besides this, you can also learn how to temporarily disable TikTok, or find out how to delete TikTok messages.
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