How To Fast Forward Video On TikTok?

by Khadija Anwar
2 minutes
Fast Forward TikToks

Do you want to skip a few seconds on a TikTok video? Can’t find a way to do it? Well, the progress bar can help you out. 

Steps to fast forward longer videos on TikTok app

Select any longer video with a progress bar at the bottom of the video

Move forward or rewind the bar according to your wish. 

tap on progress bar

Only longer videos have a progress bar. You might not find this feature in short videos. 

Creators can also disable the progress bar while uploading the video.

Note: Currently fast forwarding longer videos on TikTok might only be available on some videos. 

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Download TikTok video to fast forward it

Step 1: 

Select any video and tap the “Share icon”

tap on share icon

Step 2:

Tap “Save video”

tap save video

Step 3:

Once the download is complete, go to the gallery and play the video

You can fast forward on rewind the video through the progress bar

tap progress bar from gallery

Related: How To Add, Remove Or Find Videos On TikTok Favorites?


Can you rewind TikTok videos?

Yes, you can rewind if creators have enabled the feature. On the other hand, you can download the video and rewind it. 

Why can’t I fast forward anymore on TikTok?

If you can’t see a progress bar at the end of the TikTok video, it might be because the creator has disabled privacy. Unfortunately, then, you can’t fast-forward it. 

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Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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