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How to Use Text to Speech on TikTok (Robot Voice Tutorial!)

Out of all the trends on TikTok, the text-to-speech audio effect might be the longest-running one. The feature allows an automated Siri-like voice to read out your text for you. If you're looking to add text-to-speech audio to your next TikTok, watch the video below.

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How to use Text-to-Speech on TikTok

Now, I'm sure you've seen the Text-to-Speech feature all over TikTok. It's the one that sounds a little like this: "Wow, I really love TikTok's Text to Speech feature." Here's how you can create the same effect on your videos.

Step One: Create a new video

Step one: Open up TikTok and hit the "Plus" icon at the bottom of your screen to create a new video. I'm just going to record a new video right now, so please ignore the silence. Okay, that's perfect.

Step Two: Add text to the video

Step two: Add some text to your video. This is what will become your automated voiceover, so type whatever you want to be said out loud. I'm going to write, "Thanks for checking out our YouTube channel". To turn the text into speech, long press it and then select "Text-to-Speech" when it pops up onscreen.

Once it's done processing, the voice will read the text out loud just like this: "Thanks for checking out our YouTube channel."

Step Three: Edit and post your video

If you need to edit your text, you'll need to reapply the Text-to-Speech function. When you're finished, just tap Next, fill out the description and other details for your video, and then post your video. And there you have it. It's that simple to add the Text-to-Speech feature to your videos on TikTok.

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