If only life was perfect, and you could be smiling all the time. Well, now you can virtually; at least on TikTok. The new Grinning filter will have you smiling all the time, even when you don’t want to! Here is how you can get and use the new Grinning filter on TikTok
What is the grinning filter on TikTok?
The grinning filter is a relatively new AR filter added to the long list of filters available on the TikTok app. The filter basically adds a set of fake teeth within a smile to your face, and overlays it over your mouth, creating the illusion that you are smiling widely.
The best part of the filter is that you can even use it on your read camera. That means you can add the filter to other people, and even still images. There are some hilarious videos on the TikTok of people doing exactly that.
How to get the grinning filter on TikTok?
If you too want to try out the new filter, follow this guide below. All you need is a TikTok account to get started. Go ahead and launch the TikTok app on your phone.
Now tap the + button in the bottom panel. This will open the camera screen. You do not need to record a video to use the Grinning effect.
Tap the ‘Effects’ button beside the ‘Record’ button at the bottom. Now you need to locate the filter. Unfortunately, TikTok does not let you use a search function on its filters. The filter should be under ‘Trending’ or ‘New’. The filter has a face with a grinning smile on it.
Alternatively, you could simply tap the filter attached to the bottom of a TikTok video that is using the filter. This will take you to the filter page. Just tap ‘Use this filter’ to view it in your camera page.
How to use the grinning filter on TikTok?
The grinning filter only works when it can identify a face. It doesn’t have to be a live face. It could even be a video or a still photo.
All you have to do is point your camera at the face for the filter to work its charm. The filter will overlay the grin even if your mouth keeps moving. However, it will not move along with it.
What is the grinning filter hashtag?
If you want to view all videos that have used the grinning filter, you can do that by selecting the hashtag ‘grinning’. Alternatively, you could simply tap the link below to take you directly to the hashtag. The hashtag currently has over 38 million views!
Best grinning filter videos on TikTok
Here are some of the videos using the grinning filter on TikTok Which one is your favorite?
Well, there you have it. Now you know how to use the grinning effect on TikTok. Go ahead and have some fun with it. Don’t forget to add the #grinning when uploading it to TikTok! If you have any queries, feel free to reach out to us in the comments below.