How to Make Playlists on TikTok

Here’s how to make playlists on TikTok if you’re a mid to large sized content creator.

How to Make Playlists on TikTok

TikTok is a leading social media app and is super popular for content creators who make instructional videos. If you have a bunch of videos on a similar topic, creating a playlist is an excellent way to organize them. It makes it easier for your followers to play all of your videos in order and learn about a particular topic. Here’s how to make playlists on TikTok.

Before diving into the guide, it’s important to note that this feature is unavailable for personal TikTok accounts. You will need a Business or Creator TikTok account and a specific number of followers and views.

How to Make Playlists on TikTok

To make playlists on TikTok:

  1. Go to your TikTok profile.
  2. Tap on the Sort videos into playlists button.
  3. Tap on the Start creating button.
  4. Type in the name of your playlist.
  5. Select the videos you want to add to the playlist by tapping them.
  6. Tap the Next button and finalize the order of your videos.
  7. Tap on Create playlist to publish the playlist.

After creating your playlist, you can go back to your profile page and find the playlist above your videos. The ‘Sort videos into playlists’ text will turn into a plus button, and to the right of the plus button will be a list of your playlists.

Unfortunately, the ability to create playlists on TikTok is not available to all content creators. The feature is reserved for more prominent content creators with a large following. Some content creators report unlocking the playlist feature at 200,000 followers, while others have the option at 100,000 followers. There are some hidden thresholds in play that are not clear.

That may come as bad news to smaller content creators. However, it may inspire you to keep pushing out valuable content so you can eventually unlock this feature. If you do not yet have this playlist feature, you can join TikTok Testers to see if the feature rolls out for testing to a wider audience. Otherwise, you’ll need to grow your audience so you can unlock it!


How do I make TikTok playlists?

To make TikTok playlists, go to your profile page and tap on the ‘Sort videos into playlists’ button above your videos if it is available. If the button is not available, you have not yet unlocked the feature.

Why can’t I create playlists on TikTok?

TikTok’s playlist feature is only available to users with Creator or Business accounts who meet a specific number of followers and views.

How many followers do you need to create a playlist on TikTok?

The exact number of followers needed to create a playlist on TikTok is unclear; some users report receiving the option at 200,000 followers, while others report unlocking it at 50,000 followers.

Does everyone have the playlist feature on TikTok?

No, the playlist feature on TikTok is reserved for creators who meet a specific threshold of followers and views.

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