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How to Make an Unscrollable Video on TikTok

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If you’re scrolling on your “For You” page on TikTok recently, you might have landed on an unscrollable video.

If you did, you cannot scroll pass the video because it seems to be frozen in place.

These videos include religion, basketball, memes, and other categories.

Users have recently discovered this glitch and it broke TikTok’s user experience.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to make an unscrollable video on TikTok, also known as the freeze video and how to scroll pass them.

How to make an unscrollable video on TikTok

To make an unscrollable video on TikTok, you need to add a text and tag @invisname.

After you’ve tagged a user with an invisible name, expand the text until it covers the entire screen and post the video.

Step 1: Upload a post & tag @invisname

  1. Open TikTok and tap on the “+” icon.
  2. Choose a photo or video that you want to upload.
  3. Tap on “Aa” to add a text.
  4. Tag @invisname and select a user with an invisible name.
  5. Tap on “A” and change the text to a transparent background.

Step 2: Expand the text fully

  1. Expand the text using two fingers.
  2. Keep expanding the text until it covers the entire screen.
  3. Hide the text on the right of the screen.

Step 3: Edit the text’s color & upload the video

  1. Tap on the text to edit it again.
  2. Select a color that matches the color of the video (so it looks natural).
  3. Post the video—congrats, it’s now unscrollable!

How to scroll an unscrollable video on TikTok

To scroll an unscrollable video on TikTok, you need to place your finger on the Disk icon.

After you’ve placed your finger there, swipe up to scroll pass the video.

You can also place your finger on the profile, like, comment, bookmark, or share icon and swipe up to scroll pass it.

Another way is to enable the “Auto Scroll” feature on the app by long-pressing your screen and selecting it (but not everyone has it).

Further reading

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