How to set Up a Transparent Profile Photo and video on TikTok

Personally, I find it quite annoying the presence of all those buttons (profile photo, I like, comments) superimposed on the video. I think they cover the video too invasively. For this reason, I decided to set a transparent profile photo on TikTok, so as not to obscure relevant areas of my video. If you too are annoyed by this, or simply want to set a transparent profile photo because it is “cool,” this guide is for you.

If you want to set a photo of yourself with a transparent background, you can still follow this guide.

How to create a transparent photo?

If you want to create your own photo with a transparent background, you will have to use editing programs such as Photoshop. If you don’t have access to programs of this type, you can still use some free applications (such as Magic Eraser on Google Play). There are many programs and applications that allow you to “erase the background” of a photo, all very similar. The important thing is to export the photo in.PNG format!

Set up a Transparent Profile Photo on TikTok

Follow the below steps you need to follow to change the TikTok profile photo.

ATTENTION: It is currently possible to upload a photo in.PNG format only on Android devices (it does not work on iOS)!

  1. Open TikTok and go to your profile by clicking on the icon at the bottom right
  2. Click on the “Edit Profile” button located under the profiled hole.
  3. From here, you can set the presentation of your profile, name, etc.
  4. Then click on “Change Photo,” the gallery of your phone will open from which you can select the previously downloaded file.

Set up a Video as a Profile Photo on TikTok

If you are reading this article, you probably noticed some other users on TikTok with a video instead of the profile photo. Did it intrigue you to the point of asking yourself?

How to set a video as a profile photo on TikTok?

The choice of the profile photo (or video in this case) on TikTok is very important, as it will be displayed on every video you publish! When you go to create viral videos, they will be seen in the “For You” section. Most people who will see these videos will not know you, so it is important to have a good photo/video presentation. By setting a funny/interesting video profile, you could get more people to follow you.

Set up a video profile on TikTok

  1. Record a video to be set on TikTok, the only limit you have is the maximum length of 6 seconds.
  2. Open TikTok and go to your profile by clicking on the icon at the bottom right.
  3. Click on the “Edit Profile” button located under the profiled hole.
  4. From here, you can set the presentation of your profile (photo/video), name, etc.
  5. Then click on “Change Video,” the gallery of your phone will open from which you can select the previously recorded video.
  6. Now that you have set up the video, you can still decide to change it, delete it, or view it by clicking on “Change Video” again. For getting more views, buy TikTok comments over here for your videos.

What video to choose? 

If you want to set up a video, it means that you want to differentiate yourself from others, you want to get noticed. Be creative and original in making the video, and you will see that people will be more motivated to follow you. What I recommend is to put a video that best represents your person or profile.