How to Fix “Couldn’t upload video. The video was saved to your drafts” error on TikTok?

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How to Fix “Couldn’t upload video. The video was saved to your drafts” error on TikTok?

Did you get the “Couldn’t upload video error on TikTok? Was the video saved in your drafts instead?

This happens because your account was flagged for breaking community guidelines.

One of the countermeasures includes stopping you from posting content on the platform for some time.

In this article, you’ll learn how long you have to wait before being able to post a TikTok video again.

How to Fix the “Couldn’t upload video. The video was saved to your drafts” error on TikTok:

  1. Go to your Inbox
  2. Tap on Account Updates
  3. Check “System notification”
  4. Wait for that date to pass so you can post again

Keep reading to find out more about how to fix the “couldn’t upload TikTok video” error.

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How to Fix “Couldn’t upload video. The video was saved to your drafts” error on TikTok?

Why Can’t You Post on TikTok?

The “Couldn’t upload video. The video was saved to your drafts” error appears when you’re temporarily blocked from posting.

TikTok blocked your account because you broke the community guidelines in one way or another.

Depending on the severity of your actions, the duration of the block can be short or long.

If you want to see the duration of the block, you need to go to Inbox – All Activity – From TikTok – Account updates.

Follow the steps below:

  • Go to your Inbox
TikTok inbox
TikTok inbox

Tap on the Inbox button at the bottom to go to your Inbox.

  • Tap on Account Updates
TikTok Inbox - Account updates
TikTok Inbox – Account updates

You’ll find the TikTok notification under the Account updates header.

The notification you’re looking for will be a “System notification”, and it’ll say that you’re temporarily blocked from posting until a certain date.

There’s nothing you can do to escape this predicament.

You must wait for that date to pass to post again.

Conclusion

There’s no way to fix the “Couldn’t upload video error on TikTok.

It means you broke the TikTok community guidelines, and they blocked you for it.

You must wait a set amount of time before posting again.

Look in your TikTok Inbox under the Account Updates header. You’ll find the TikTok notification that specifies the date you can post again.

Wait until then to post again!

FAQ

What if I was blocked from posting by mistake?

This is the only case where you can fix the “Couldn’t upload a video” error.

You can contact TikTok support at this feedback form.

Tell them about your issue; you haven’t broken any community guidelines and want full access to your account.

You’ll need to enter your email address and username in the support form.

Alternatively, you can report a problem through the TikTok app.

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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