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How to Remove TikTok Filters From Videos (2024)

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Undoubtedly filters and effects can make any video engaging and fun. But what if you like to keep your videos raw and real? 

What if you want to repost a video with a new filter? Or, perhaps, you’ve changed your mind and want to apply a different filter to your TikTok video. 

Well, for whatever reason, you want to remove TikTok filters from your videos, there’s a simple way to do that. 

In this post, we’ll show you, how to remove TikTok filters easily while recording a video or after recording a TikTok video.

So, without further ado, let’s get started. 

How to Remove TikTok Filters While Recording a video

If you want to keep your videos raw while recording them on TikTok, make sure to completely remove the TikTok filter. Here’s how you can do that: 

Step 1: Open the TikTok app.

Step 2: Tap the + icon at the bottom of the app’s interface to start recording a new video. 

Step 3: Now tap the Filters option at the upper right corner of the screen. 

How to remove tiktok filters from videos

Step 4: Tap the Cancel button (A circle with a diagonal line) to disable any filters. Tap anywhere around the app’s interface to exit the filters menu. 

Step 5: Next, tap the Effects button at the bottom left corner of the screen to turn off any effects. 

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Step 6: At the top right side of the screen, tap the Beautify button. Then, drag the beautification sider to zero to turn off the beauty filter. 

TikTok beautify mode

And that’s all you have to do to disable any kind of filters or effects on TikTok. 

After completing all the steps, you can start recording new videos without any filters. 

Also, you can follow the same steps on both Android and iPhone devices. 

How to Remove Filters on TikTok After Recording a Video

Let’s imagine you’ve recorded and edited a video on TikTok. But before posting it, you might have second thoughts about the applied filter on that video. 

Instead of posting a highly edited video, you may want to share a raw and real video with your followers

But does TikTok allow you to remove the filter after recording it? 

Well, yes. After recording and adding filters to a video, if you decide not to post it, TikTok will save it in the drafts. 

And later, from drafts, you can remove the filter and post an unfiltered version of the video. Here’s how you can do that: 

Step 1: Open the TikTok app and head to your Profile

Step 2: Open Drafts and choose the video from which you’d like to remove the filter. 

Step 3: Now open the video to edit it. 

Step 4: Select the Effects option. 

Step 5: Tap the Cancel or Undo button to remove all the effects applied to that video. 

Step 6: Tap Next to save all the changes. 

How to Remove Rotoscope TikTok Filter From Video

Rotoscope filter is one of the most trending and colorful filters on TikTok. This filter is famous for turning live-action videos into illustrated animation. 

Now there are a lot of articles and videos out there that’ll tell you it’s possible to remove the rotoscope filter. But the truth is, once you record a video using that filter, you can’t remove it.

However, if you have a change of mind or aren’t interested in keeping the rotoscope effect on your video, follow the steps below to change it: 

Step 1: Open your TikTok app. 

Step 2: Search for the Rotoscope filter. 

Step 3: A page will appear; from there, tap the Effect icon. 

Step 4: Then tap on Try this Effect.

Step 5: Now, start recording your video for 15 seconds. 

Step 6: Then stop the video and discard it. Next, tap the Effects option at the bottom left side of your screen. 

Step 7: Now select any other new or trending filter to change the Rotoscope filter. 

Can You Remove TikTok Filters From Someone Else’s Video?

Again, a lot of online articles or YouTube videos will give you false hope that you can remove TikTok filters from someone else’s video. 

Don’t fall into these false claims. 

Once someone uploads a filtered video on TikTok, the filter will stay permanently. No apps or features can make it possible to remove the filters. 

Can You Remove a Filter From a Saved TikTok?

If you haven’t posted the video and it’s saved in the drafts, you can remove the TikTok filter from it. 

Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Open Drafts and choose the video you want to edit. 

Step 2: Tap the Effect button located right beside the record button. And undo all the effects.

Step 3: Now tap the Filters icon at the upper right corner of the screen. Then, set the Portrait and Landscape filter mode to Normal. 

Step 4: Now tap the Beautify icon and adjust the slider to zero. 

That’s how you can easily remove filters from a saved TikTok video. 

Wrapping Up 

There you go! Now you know all the ways you can use to remove TikTok Filters videos before and after uploading them on TikTok. 

Also, remember that it’s impossible to remove filters on TikTok from someone else’s video. All the apps and sites claiming the opposite are simply scams or clickbait. 

And now you can go and start recording your TikTok videos completely raw and real. So your followers can see and love the unfiltered version of yourself.


  • Jennifer Smith

    Jennifer Smith is a writer at Famoid.com specializing in social media and digital marketing. She likes to make complicated things easily understandable for everyone. Her writing expertise includes how-to guides, social media tips and tricks, and digital marketing. When she's not writing, she is either traveling in some part of the world or painting in her house. She has been writing for the past 7 years and has written dozens of blog posts and articles around various digital marketing and social media topics.

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