It's super easy and accessible to create a Tolstoy from your phone or tablet. Every function available on desktop is mobile-friendly as well, so check out how we like to use Tolstoy on our phones!

  1. To sign in, go to and click on the toolbar in the top right corner. Scroll down and look for Sign in.

  2. Once you enter your dashboard, click on New Tolstoy to start!

  3. You can choose among Video Page, Stories, Carousel, Widget, Embed, or Off-site message.

  4. You have the option to upload video files already stored on your phone, import from TikTok and Instagram, record a new video, use videos from your library, use one of our stock videos, or use our ready-made templates.

    Upload file: upload video content already stored on your phone right into Tolstoy.

    Import from TikTok: import videos directly from TikTok.

    Import from Instagram: import videos straight from Instagram.

    Record video: record content straight from your phone on the spot.
    Library: holds previous videos which you've uploaded that you can choose from.
    Stock videos: provide you with a variety of stock videos to choose from.

    Start from Template: gives you the option to choose from our ready-made Tolstoys.

    Make sure your settings are set to vertical orientation when recording from your phone!

  5. From selecting Start from Template, here are some options you can choose from!

You're all set! You have endless possibilities of kinds of Tolstoys you can create on your phone or tablet.

To add more steps and logical branches to your Tolstoy, see our guide on creating a multi-step Tolstoy.

For detailed information on publishing and embedding your Tolstoy, see our guides on sharing your Tolstoy.

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