How to Get The Time Warp Scan on TikTok?

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Get The Time Warp Scan on TikTok?

Do you know that the Time Warp Scan filter is one of the most popular filters on TikTok?

It was introduced in late 2020, and people have been using it constantly.

It quickly became a trend, and everyone was using it. If you want to get the Time Warp Scan filter, keep reading.

This guide will teach you how to get this popular filter and use it yourself.

How to get the Time Warp Scan on TikTok?

You can find the Time Warp Scan on TikTok using the search function. Search for Time Warp Scan, hit GO, and tap on the first results. You’ll find the filter under the “Effects” menu.

Follow the steps below to get the filter:

  1. Search for “Time warp scan” on TikTok
  2. Select “Try this effect
  3. Use the filter
  4. Tap on Upload
  5. Select the video
  6. Post the video

You may not find it on TikTok if you don’t know where to look.

Please keep reading to learn where to find it!

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How to Get The Time Warp Scan on TikTok?

How Can You Get the Time Warp Scan Filter on TikTok?

You can find the Time Warp Scan on TikTok using the search function.

Search for Time Warp Scan, hit GO, and tap on the first results.

You’ll find the filter under the “Effects” menu.

Follow the steps below to get the filter:

  • Search for “Time warp scan” on TikTok
Search for “Time warp scan” on TikTok
Search for “Time warp scan” on TikTok

After you open TikTok, you’ll be taken to the feed, where you’ll see various TikTok videos.

To search for something on the platform, use the “Discover” function.

It’s an icon on the bottom bar. Tap on it and you’ll be able to search for something on TikTok.

In the search box, type in “Time warp scan” and hit Go.

In the search results, look for the ”Effects” menu. Under it, you’ll see the Time Warp Scan option.

Tap on it.

  • Select “Try this effect
Select “Try this effect”
Select “Try this effect”

After you select the Time Warp Scan filter, you’ll be taken to a page showcasing multiple videos with this filter.

To get the filter for yourself, you need to use it to film a video and post it to TikTok. 

To do this, look at the bottom of the window for a button that says “Try this effect.”

This will let you use the filter to create a video. Tap on it and then proceed to the next step.

  • Use the filter
Use the filter
Use the filter

After you tap on “Try this effect,” you’ll get to the camera feature.

Tap on the Camera button to start filming with this effect.

You’ll notice immediately that the image is distorted based on the Time Warp Scan effect.

You can try to film a video multiple times until you get it.

After you’re done, return to the home screen and hit “Post”. It’s the button at the bottom of the TikTok home bar.

You can upload the video you just created now!

  • Tap on Upload
Tap on Upload
Tap on Upload

After you tap on “Post,” you’ll get to the Camera feature. Here, you can film a video and post it on TikTok.

However, you already have the video ready to be uploaded. Select “Upload” near the camera button. It’s the big, red button.

To the right of the camera, the button is the Upload option.

Select it to open your Camera Roll. Using the Time Warp Scan, you’ll need to find the video you shot previously.

  • Select the video
Select the video
Select the video

In this window, you’ll need to find the video you shot. In our case, it’s just that one video.

But your camera roll could be full of photos and videos.

The video you shot is the most recent media uploaded in your Camera Roll.

So, it should be the first thing on the list.

Select it and then tap on “Next.”

  • Post the video
Post the video
Post the video

After selecting the video, you’ll go through several editing screens where you can customize the video with effects, sounds, etc.

In the final screen, you can add a description, select who can see your video, and edit several other things.

When you’re done, tap on ”Post” at the bottom of the screen.

Your video will be posted on TikTok, and the Time Warp Scan filter will be saved in your “Filters.”

Where Can I Find the Time Warp Scan Filter on TikTok?

Once you’ve posted the video with the Time Warp Scan filter, the filter will be saved to your TikTok menu.

To use the filter, use the “Post” feature and select “Effects.”

Effects
Effects

The ”Effects” option will be next to the Camera function, to the left.

Tap on it to open a list of all the effects/filters available to you.

In the new menu, you’ll also find a search box if you want to find a specific filter.

Open list of effects
Open list of effects

Use it to find the Time Warp Scan filter.

Tap on it to start using it. The video will start recording immediately, so you might want to move fast.

That’s it; now, you can use the Time Warp Scan any time you want because the filter has been added to your Effects list.

Conclusion

Filters are a great addition to TikTok, but they’re pretty common among many social media platforms, including Snapchat and Instagram.

On TikTok, they’re officially called effects but they’re still filters.

The Time Warp Scan is one of the most popular on the platform.

To use it, you’ll need to search for it on TikTok, make a video with it, and post it.

After this, the filter will always be present in your Effects section of the camera feature.

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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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