How can I recover a deleted TikTok video?

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How can I recover a deleted TikTok video?


If you've accidentally deleted a TikTok video and want to recover it, you have a few options, but the chances of recovery depend on how recently the video was deleted and how TikTok's platform handles deleted content. Here's what you can try:

### 1. **Check the TikTok Trash Bin:**
TikTok has a feature where deleted drafts are temporarily stored in a Trash Bin, but this is only for drafts and not for videos that were published.

- **Open the TikTok app**: Launch TikTok on your device.
- **Go to Profile**: Tap the "Profile" icon in the bottom-right corner.
- **Access Drafts**: Tap the "Drafts" section (if available). Note that this will show only drafts, not published videos.

Unfortunately, if a video was published and then deleted, it will not be found in the Drafts or Trash Bin.

### 2. **Check Your Device's Storage:**
Sometimes, videos are saved to your device's storage or gallery before uploading.

- **Open your gallery or photos app**: Look in the gallery or photos app on your device to see if the video was saved.
- **Check TikTok's local folder**: On Android, TikTok often saves videos to a folder in your device's internal storage. Navigate to `File Manager` or `Gallery`, then look for TikTok-specific folders.

### 3. **Check Your TikTok Notifications:**
If the video was popular, it might have been shared or interacted with by other users. You could check your notifications to see if any interactions are linked to that video.

### 4. **Contact TikTok Support:**
If the video was recently deleted and was of significant importance, you can contact TikTok Support for help. While TikTok typically does not restore deleted videos, it's worth a try if the video is crucial.

- **Open TikTok App**: Go to your profile and tap on the three dots in the top-right corner.
- **Go to Report a Problem**: Scroll down and select "Report a Problem."
- **Select a Category**: Choose a relevant category such as "Account and Profile" or "Video and Sound."
- **Describe the Issue**: Provide a detailed description of your issue and submit your request.

### 5. **Third-Party Recovery Tools:**
There are third-party recovery tools available for recovering deleted files from your device. However, use these tools cautiously and ensure they are reputable and safe, as they can sometimes lead to data privacy issues or further complications.

### 6. **Future Precaution:**
For future videos, consider saving copies to your device before deleting them from TikTok. You can also use cloud storage services to keep backups of your important content.

Unfortunately, if none of these methods work, the deleted video may not be recoverable, especially if it was permanently deleted from the app and wasn't saved elsewhere.

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