How to Edit Duration of Photos on TikTok on Phone

Last Updated: Apr. 15, 2022
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"Does anyone know how to set photo duration on TikTok?"

That has always been the question on the lips of most TikTok users. Well, editing duration on TikTok on the phone is quite simple; all you need to do is follow the right steps to get it done. By the way, TikTok photo duration is a photo slideshow display on TikTok programmed to last for 2.5 seconds before it slides to the next one. But you can adjust the duration if you want. By doing so, you will be able to prolong the timing of the slideshow to match the background sound.

You can get many benefits from editing the duration of your TikTok photos: viewers can get a more comprehensive look at it. But in most cases, some of these users find it hard editing this feature, especially when you are doing it from your phone. And worst-case scenario, some other barely knows it exists. Below, we have made a step-by-step guide on editing the duration of photos on TikTok on the phone; please follow.

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Method 1. How to Edit Duration of Photos on TikTok via Syncing them with Music

Step 1
Open your TikTok app on your phone.
Step 2
Tap the "➕" sign in the middle of the lower screen.
Step 3
Tap the "Upload" icon. When your picture gallery appears, select the picture you need. And Tap "Next."
Step 4
Tap "More" located at the bottom left of your phone screen to pick your preferred sound: Tap to checkmark it.
Step 5
Tap "Adjust Clip," located almost at the bottom. Then Tap the "Auto-sync" located at the bottom left.
Step 6
Then Tap "Done" to sync your photos. Tap "Next" which is located at the top-right hand corner.
Step 7
Add videos and effects (if you wish), and tap "Next." Next up is to create a post, then tap "Post" when you are done.

Method 2. How to Change Photo Duration on TikTok with Slideshow

Here, we will recommend you use a TikTok slideshow video template. This is how:

Step 1
Open the TikTok app on your phone.
Step 2
Tap the "➕" sign. Then tap "Template."
Step 3
Lookup for your preferred template, then tap "Select Photos."
Step 4
Select the pictures you want to include in the slideshow, then tap "Ok."
Step 5
Next up, add stickers and effects (if you wish), and tap "Next." Add caption, and then tap "Post."

Method 3. How to Edit Duration of Photos for TikTok by Yourself

Now to the main topic, the thing is, TikTok doesn't give its users much room for editing the duration of their photos. But you can still do it either way by using FlexClip. FlexClip is an online resource developed to solve problems such as this. TikTok users use it to edit the duration of their photos before uploading them on their TikTok accounts. Below, we have listed how you can do this with ease using the FlexClip online tool.

Step 1
Upload all your photos to the media section and apply them to the storyboard.
Step 2
Click on the time icon, and make the photo appear for a longer or shorter period of time.
Change the Duration

Change the Duration

Step 3
Add transitions, text, music, filters, shapes to level up your slideshow. (This is optional).
Make Further Editing to Video

Make Further Editing to Video

Step 4
Export, then Upload.

The Bottom Line

Having said that, editing the duration of photos on TikTok still remains the best way to make TikTok viewers catch the glimpse of your photos for longer – so it is very much recommended for those we want to catch more attention. Please endeavor to like and share this post if you find it interesting. On second thought, we will recommend you use FlexClip when making TikTok videos like duet , or PIP videos: there are plenty of features specially created to help you augment the video quality.

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