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.

  2. Click on Get started to enter your Tolstoy dashboard.

  3. Click on + Create New Tolstoy to start!

  4. You can either choose Make my own to record content or upload video files on your own, or select Ready-made Tolstoy to use our pre-made Tolstoys.

  5. From Make my own you have the option to Record a video straight from your phone, upload video files already stored on your phone, use videos from your library, or use one our stock videos.

    Record video: record content straight from your phone, on the spot
    Upload video file: upload video content already stored on your phone right into Tolstoy.
    My library: holds previous videos that you've uploaded that you can choose from.
    Choose a stock video: provides you with a variety of stock videos to choose from.

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

  6. From selecting Ready-made Tolstoy, 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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