How to Transfer TikTok Drafts to iPhone/Android

Are you planning to switch to a new phone but worried about the TikTok drafts on the old one? In this article, you will find several ways to transfer TikTok drafts to another phone or iPhone without losing quality.

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Updated on Feb 27, 2024

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If you change your phone, all the TikTok drafts will not be transferred to the new Android phone/iPhone automatically. Moreover, once you remove the TikTok app from your phone, the drafts will disappear as well. Then, how to transfer TikTok drafts to another phone or iPhone when having a new phone? Don't worry! In this article, you will find the best way to transfer TikTok video drafts to another mobile phone without losing its quality.

Step-by-Step Guide to Transfer TikTok Drafts to Another Phone

Below, this guide will split the whole transfer process into each small action part so that you can follow the detailed steps to transfer the video draft to another Android or iOS device. Since you are using TikTok, ensure a stable internet connection and enough space on the target Android phone or iPhone to store the TikTok drafts.

Action 1. Locate Your TikTok Drafts

The first thing you need to know is how to locate the drafts on your TikTok app. For this, you should open your TikTok application on your iPhone or Android:

Step 1. Sign in with your TikTok account and tap Me at the bottom to go to the profile.

Step 2. Then, you can see the Drafts beside your posted TikTok videos.

Step 3. Tap on Drafts: X and the whole list of TikTok drafts will unfold.

locate tiktok drafts

Action 2. Select and Save Dafts to Camera Roll

From the above instructions, you can view all your TikTok drafts on your iPhone. Choose your preferred draft that you want to transfer and tap on it. However, to save the TikTok drafts to your phone is different on Android and iOS. Follow the instructions and learn how to download TikTok drafts to your device.

On iPhone/iPad:

Step 1. Select the video draft you want to transfer to another phone and tap on it.

Step 2. On the video page, tap Next. Then, you are asked to post this draft. You can set the settings of 'Who can watch this video' to only me; thus, nobody else is able to see it.

Step 3. On the same page, tap More Options below 'Who can watch this video.' Toggle on the option of 'Save to Device.' Then, a copy of your draft will be saved on your iPhone or iPad that can be visited in Camera Roll.

save tiktok drafts to iphnoe

Step 4. Back to the post page, tap Post to publish your video.

post tiktok drafts on iphone

On Android:

Unlike the iPhone, you can save your drafts to your phone directly without posting.

Step 1. After you tap the Draft on the Profile/Me page, choose the video you want to transfer to another phone or a new one.

Step 2. When the video plays, tap Save in the top right corner.

Step 3. Then, you can access your TikTok drafts by launching the default gallery app.

save tiktok drafts to android

Action 3. Transfer Drafts to Another Phone/iPhone

After following the instructions above, you can view your TikTok drafts on your Android phone, iPhone, or iPad. Then, you can transfer them to your new phone. For the easiest and quickest method to send videos from iPhone to iPhone without losing quality, whether it is between Android and iOS or Android and Android or iOS and iOS, EaseUS MobiMover is recommended.

Main Features of EaseUS MobiMover:

Let's see how to transfer TikTok drafts to another iPhone/Android at once:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiMover and connect your phones (whether they are running iOS or Android) to the computer with compatible USB cables.

connect devices to computer

Step 2. Switch the position of the target and source phone to the right place and click Next. Then, you are able to see different file types, such as photos, music, videos, contacts, etc.

select type to transfer

Step 3. Choose Photos (since all your drafts are saved to your Photos app) and click Transfer all drafts at once. If you want to transfer TikTok drafts selectively, you can go to the Browse & Transfer page to select the desired ones to transfer.

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Bonus: How to Back Up TikTok Drafts to PC and Keep Them Safe

When you see TikTok drafts on your phone, the app will inform you that all the drafts will be gone if you remove the app from your device. One way to keep your TikTok drafts safe is to back them up to your computer or external hard drive. How to do it? After you download your TikTok drafts to your iPhone's internal storage, which means you can visit your drafts in the Camera Roll, you can use EaseUS MobiMover to back up all your TikTok drafts to your computer. This method applies to live photos, photos, and videos in your Photos app.

Step 1. Connect your iPhones to your computer. Run EaseUS MobiMover, then go to > "Pictures" > "Photos" or "Albums".

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 1

Step 2. If you choose "Photos", you can double-click the image to view it. If you choose "Albums", double-click the album to view all the items in it.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 2

Step 3. To transfer photos from iPhone to the computer, select the pictures you want to transfer and click the "Transfer to PC" option. The photos will be stored in the desktop by default, if you want to change the location, go to click "More" > "Settings" to set the storage path according to your needs.

How to transfer photos from iPhone to iPhone X/8 - Step 3

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Conclusion: Transfer TikTok Drafts to New Phone Right Now!

Following the step-by-step guide above, you now know how to transfer TikTok drafts to another phone:

  • First, you need to locate your video drafts on your mobile device and select the one you want to transfer.
  • Then, you need to save the TikTok drafts to your phone. For Android users and iOS users, the steps for downloading TikTok drafts to internal storage are different. For Android, you can save the draft directly in the TikTok app, while iOS users have to post the draft before they can save the video.
  • The final step is to transfer the TikTok draft to another phone. You can use EaseUS MobiMover, which is a professional data transfer tool that can transfer videos without losing quality. Or, you can use email, AirDrop, and Bluetooth to transfer files between phones.

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How to Transfer TikTok Drafts to Another Phone FAQs

1. Can I use one TikTok account on two devices?

Yes, you can use the same TikTok account on multiple devices, but you can't use the account on two or more devices at the same time. A single TikTok account can only be logged in on one device at a time.

2. Why aren't my TikTok drafts showing up on my new phone?

If you didn't remove the app from your phone, your drafts will not be deleted. Ensure you have signed in with the same account where you created the TikTok drafts. If you still cannot see your drafts, try to clear the cache and data to ensure you have enough space for drafts.

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Updated by Myra

Myra joined EaseUS in 2017. As a big fan of Apple products, she mainly focuses on iOS data transfer and iOS troubleshooting tips. Meanwhile, she is expanding her knowledge and skills in other fields like data recovery and disk management.

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