How to Save TikTok Videos Without the Save Button

Most videos on TikTok are available for download. You may find that the save button is disabled for certain videos. Why does this happen? We will explain the causes of the issue and provide you with easy ways to save TikTok videos without the save button.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Jan 16, 2024

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When you watch videos on TikTok, you may want to save the videos to your device to watch them later, or want to download the TikTok video to share with your friends. You can easily download some videos from TikTok using the downloading option from the app, which is one of the big differences between TikTok and other video platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. While sometimes the save button is grayed out and you can't download certain TikTok videos. Why does this happen?

The cause of the issue the save button is disabled for a TikTok video is that the TikTok user has disabled the downloading option for their video, namely unticking the option "Allow your videos to be downloaded" in the settings of TikTok.

If you are looking for a way to download TikTok videos without the save button, keep reading this article. Here you will learn a few easy and fast methods to save any TikTok video, even if the save button is disabled.

Part 1. Save TikTok Videos Without the Save Button via EaseUS Video Downloader 

EaseUS Video Downloader is a TikTok video downloader that grabs any videos from TikTok easily and fast. The tool lets you download TikTok videos without the save button. You can either download one or multiple videos at one time or download all TikTok videos from a user with EaseUS Video Downloader. 

Besides, you will find diversified downloading options provided by EaseUS Video Downloader. You can save a TikTok video in formats like Gif, MP4, MP3, or WAV. What's more, EaseUS Video Downloader is not only a TikTok video downloader but also supports downloading videos and audio from other sites. It captures media files from more than 1,000 sites, including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Twitch, Vimeo, Bandcamp, SoundCloud, and Myspace. Check the full features of the video downloader below.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Video Downloader on your computer and choose "Quick Search" from the left sidebar. Copy the URL of the TikTok in the address box and click "Search." Then, the video will appear with a "Download" button, click it to proceed. 

Download TikTok video to GIF - 1

Step 2. Select your wanted output format (MP4, GIF, MP3, or WAV), and then click "Download."

Download TikTok video to GIF - 2

Step 3. Then, our program will start the conversion process and then download the converted item to your computer. 

Download TikTok video to GIF - 3

Disclaimer: It is illegal to download copyrighted content from TikTok for any commercial purpose without permission. This guide is demonstrated ONLY for personal use.

Part 2. Download TikTok Videos Without the Save Button by the "Inspect" Option

The second way to download a TikTok video without the save button is to use the "Inspect" option in a browser. You can use the inspect option to find the real location of the video file and then save it to your device. Let's show the detailed steps.

Step 1. Go to from a browser on your PC. We take Chrome as an example.

Step 2. Find the video your want to download on TikTok. Right-click on the page and select "Inspect."

Inspect a TikTok video

Step 3. Click the arrow icon on the inspect window. You can use it to select an element on the page and inspect it. Hover your mouse to the TikTok video, and there will be a video link.

Click the icon to inspect element on the page

Inspect the TikTok video

Step 4. Copy the URL and paste it in a new tab. You can see the TikTok video file. Right-click on the screen and select "Save as" or "Save video as" to keep the computer to your PC. 

Save the TikTok video to your PC

Part 3. Download TikTok Videos Without the Save Button with

SaveTT is an online TikTok video downloader that converts a TikTok URL to video or MP3. What's more, if you want to download a TikTok video without a watermark, also meets your need. You can use through a browser on all of your devices, Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android.

How to download a TikTok video with the save button using on a PC:

Step 1. Copy a TikTok video URL from the Web version. You can also get it from the app.

Step 2. Visit with Chrome or other browsers on your PC. Paste the video URL into the bar and click "Search."

Step 3. Select "MP4" as the format. Then click "Download" and select a location on your PC to keep the video.


Wrap UP

These are just the 3 methods we recommend you to download a TikTok video without the save button. When you are not able to download a TikTok video, you might as well try the solution. Also, if you want to download multiple TikTok or YouTube videos, you can get EaseUS Video Downloader on your Windows and Mac.

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