How to Delete Your TikTok Account

How to Delete Your TikTok Account

In this article we will cover how to delete your TikTok account because sometimes social media can become very time consuming, for instance. TikTok. Even though it features very short videos spanning seconds you can end up spending hours on it.

What’s TikTok ?

TikTok is a popular social network that allows users to create, share and discover user-created music videos. Users can upload videos of themselves singing, lip-synching, dancing, or performing some kind of trick. Ongoing challenges encourage users to create content related to a particular theme, and users can integrate their own videos with another user’s with the Duet feature. Users can add Simple stickers, filters, and augmented reality (AR) animations to your videos, and users can livestream themselves and interact directly with online audiences via chat.  Users can set their videos to private or share them publicly. If shared publicly, videos can be viewed, commented on, or remixed by other users. An in-app store lets users purchase in-app currency that can be used to buy digital “gift” icons for their favorite live streamers. Users under 13 are restricted from using all the features of the app. They can’t interact like a normal user. For example, they can’t comment or upload videos. There is also a strict filtration of videos to make the content kids friendly.

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How to Delete Your Account

Previously to delete your TikTok account you had to contact the customer support but now there is a “Thinking about removing your account” option that make things much easier. Please note that if you delete your account, it will be permanent; it will delete all your videos so back them up before doing so. There are also alternatives to consider before deleting your account. You can use TikTok in private mode, prevent other users from finding you and can control who can send you messages and post comments  on your videos. All of these are in the “Privacy and Safety” settings on your account.

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  • Step 1

First you need to add your phone number so that you can confirm that you want to delete your account. If you have already added your number to your profile information, skip to step 2. Tap on your account at the bottom right. Click on settings. Click “Privacy and Settings” – “Manage my account” – “Phone Number”.  Then type in your phone number. They will send you a 4-digit verification code. Wait for that. After typing the code in, finally your account should be verified.

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  • Step 2

Afterwards, you should once again tap on the Profile Information icon in the lower right corner.

  • Step 3

Select “Privacy and Settings” – “Manage my account”

  • Step 4

Locate the “Thinking of Removing your Account” tap that. It will prompt a verification code sent to your phone.

  • Step 5

Type in the code and click continue. This will be enough to completely delete your account.

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I, Doğukan Batuhan Kurtçu, was born in 1997 at a metropolis of Turkey named Izmir. Computer literacy and social media networks were always attracting me. When I first got introduced to Facebook, I knew it was game-changing. Not just for me, but it was game-changing for human communication and so...

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