The TikTok mobile app allows users to create a short vertical video. These videos often feature music in the background. You can choose to speed up, slow down or edit your videos with a filter. It became the world’s most downloaded app on Apple’s App Store and Google Play Store in the first half of 2018. The estimated download of the app was over 104 million. The numbers surpassed the downloads recorded by PUBG Mobile YouTube, WhatsApp and Instagram in the same period.
But some people might get fed up or get tired of Tiktok use and might want to delete the Tik Tok account. While joining the TikTok’s community and creating your own account is a simple process, deleting an account is a bit more tedious. The lack of privacy settings is mainly the reason why TikTok users are choosing to delete their accounts permanently. If you are unhappy with Tik Tok and would like to delete your TikTok account you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re going to take you through these easy 10 steps of deleting a TikTok account.
Step 1: First of all, you need to open the Tik Tok app on your mobile phone.
Step 2: Tap on the profile icon at the lower right of your screen to open your profile.
Step 3: Now here you can see three dots in the upper right corner which allows you to view all your TikTok settings. Tap on that icon.
Step 4: Then you need to go to ‘Manage My Account‘ under privacy and settings menu.
Step 5: To delete a Tik Tok account, you need a verified phone number. If you have already added your phone number on the Tik Tok account you can skip this step. If you have not added your phone number on your Tik Tok account then you need to follow the following steps:
- Tap on the Phone Number option by going in ‘Manage My Account‘.
- You need to enter your area code and phone number and then press the arrow button.
- Wait for a text from TikTok. A 4-digit code will be sent to your mobile device.
- Enter the received 4-digit code into the field given and press the arrow button.
Step 5: You can see “Thinking about removing your account” at the bottom of the same page, tap on it.
Step 6: Then you will be displayed Send Code option by the side of the Verification Code. Give it a tap.
Step 7: A code will be sent to your phone number.
Step 8: Enter the 4 digit code sent to you before the countdown ends. Then click on Continue.
Step 9: The screen then displays the implications of removing your TikTok account. Read over all those implications and if you still want to remove your account then click on Continue.
Step 10: Tap on Delete Account to delete your account. You will be logged out of your account and your account will be deleted.
TikTok is a fun way of presenting yourself in front of many people globally in a creative way. One can surely enjoy the use of this app. If you’re still considering deleting the TikTok account then follow the steps mentioned above. And you should successfully delete the account.
Your Tik Tok account will be deactivated for 30 days and permanently gets deleted after 30 days. If you change your mind and wants to retrieve your account you can login to your Tik Tok account within 30days of deactivation. Let us know if this was helpful.
You can also officially contact Tiktok Support if you still having a problem deleting your Tiktok account.