New! Get Early Access to Later’s TikTok Scheduler

It’s official — TikTok Scheduling is here.

TikTok Scheduling is now available in Early Access mode on our new Starter, Growth, and Advanced plans — so you can visually plan and schedule your TikTok videos in advance!

With over 850 million monthly users (and counting) TikTok offers a big opportunity for businesses looking to reach new audiences.

In this blog, we’ll explain how to start planning and scheduling your TikTok posts with Later — as well as all the benefits you can gain:

TikTok scheduling

Grow Your TikTok Following with Later

Looking to grow your following and attract potential customers on TikTok?

You’re in the right place! Social media is all about building a strong community — and the key to creating a community on TikTok is being consistent. The more you show up, the more your audience will understand your brand and resonate with your content.

Easier said than done? We get it! Staying on top of social media takes time.

But with Later, you can manage your TikTok alongside your other social channels (including Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook) all from one easy-to-use dashboard — so you can save time and get more eyes on your content!

What is Early Access Mode?

New Later features go through a range of development stages before we share them far and wide.

This process helps us gather feedback, make updates and enhancements, and finish with a feature that delivers real value for our customers.

how to schedule tiktok videos with later

By test-driving TikTok Scheduling in Early Access mode, you’ll get an early look at our latest features — and we’ll learn from what you like (or dislike) to make your experience even better.

We’ve got big plans to expand our offering when it comes to TikTok, and your feedback is what counts the most.


How to Schedule TikTok Videos with Later

Step #1: Add Your TikTok Profile to Your Later Account

You can do this 2 ways:

1. Calendar View: Add a TikTok Profile by clicking the plus (+) sign at the top of the page:

how to access tiktok scheduler

2. Account Settings: Navigate to Settings and then Social Sets & Access Groups. Click “Details” to add a Profile:

TikTok Scheduling

Step #2: Choose a Video to Post to TikTok

Drag and drop content from your Media Library to your calendar to schedule:

TikTok scheduler

TIP: Save time by scheduling to multiple profiles at once with a multi-profile post.

Step #3: Crop and Trim your Videos for TikTok

Make sure your content is optimized for TikTok. Tap “Edit” and crop your video size by selecting the TikTok crop. Select the “Trim” tool to adjust the length of the video.

You’ll still have access to all of TikTok’s cool editing features when it’s time to post.

TIP: TikTok videos must be between 3 and 60 seconds long.

How to schedule your TikTok videos with Later

Step #4: Add a Caption and Hashtags

Write your caption and remember to include hashtags to maximize your post’s reach.

TIP: Use Later’s Saved Captions feature to save your most-used hashtags so you can quickly add them in future posts. Not sure what hashtags you should be using on TikTok? Get the lowdown in this blog post.

Hit “Save” and your post will be scheduled for your chosen time.

Later's TikTok Scheduler

Step #5: Time to Post!

When it’s time to post, you’ll receive a notification to your mobile through the Later mobile app. Not using the mobile app yet? Download it on iOS or Android to get started.

Click the notification to open the Later app. Your TikTok video will automatically save to your camera roll, and the caption will copy to your clipboard.

How to schedule TikTok Videos

Open TikTok and follow the steps to post your video in just a few clicks.

How to schedule TikTok with Later

TIP: Planning your TikTok posts on the go? You can plan and schedule posts directly within the Later mobile app!

What Are Our Users Saying?

We asked some Later customers to test-drive our new TikTok Scheduling feature and share their feedback. Here’s what one of our customers had to say:

“It’s really convenient to be able to track my scheduling across all social media platforms, and make sure I’m staying consistent everywhere. I also like being able to easily use the same piece of media for multiple social media platforms.” — Alison @oneandonlypaper

@oneandonlypaperspooOOOooky halloween! ##bulletjournal ##weeklyspread ##halloweenvibes♬ Monster Mash – Bobby Pickett

Ready to Get Started? 

Early Access TikTok Scheduling is available now on our new Starter, Growth, and Advanced plans – upgrade today to get started!


Written By

Matt Smith

Matt has founded a few startups and is also one of the founders at Later where he leads the marketing, growth and customer experience. In previous companies he’s led product, engineering & growth teams. You can follow @mattfromlater on Instagram or Twitter

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