TikTok has been one of the most popular platforms to create and share short videos. However, there might be times when you want to delete your TikTok account due to various reasons, such as privacy concerns, lack of interest or simply wanting a break from social media. Here, we will guide you on how to delete TikTok account in simple steps.
Step 1: Open the TikTok App
To delete your TikTok account, you need to open the app on your smartphone. Make sure you are logged in to the account that you wish to delete.
Step 2: Tap on ‘Profile’ Icon
Once the app is open, tap on the ‘Profile’ icon at the bottom right corner of your screen. This will take you to your TikTok profile.
Step 3: Go to ‘Privacy and Settings’
On your profile page, you will see three dots at the top right corner of your screen. Tap on that, and it will open a new page with the different options. From here, select ‘Privacy and Settings’.
Step 4: Select ‘Manage my Account’
Now, you will see a few options like ‘Privacy’, ‘Safety’, ‘Report a problem’ and ‘Manage my Account’. Select the ‘Manage my Account’ option.
Step 5: Tap on ‘Delete Account’
In the ‘Manage my Account’ section, scroll down until you find the option, ‘Delete Account’. Tap on that, and it will take you to the account deletion page.
Step 6: Enter your Phone Number or Email ID
On the account deletion page, you need to enter your registered phone number or email ID that is linked to your TikTok account.
Step 7: Verify with the OTP
TikTok will send you a One Time Password (OTP) to the registered phone number or email ID. Enter the OTP in the given space and press the ‘Continue’ button.
Step 8: Confirm Deletion
Once you enter the OTP and click on ‘Continue’, you will receive a warning message that says that you cannot undo the deletion process. If you are sure about deleting your account, click on the ‘Delete Account’ button.
Step 9: Account Deleted
Your TikTok account will be deleted immediately after you press the ‘Delete Account’ button. You will receive a confirmation message saying that your account has been successfully deleted.
Deleting your TikTok account is a straightforward process. If you are experiencing any issues while deleting your account, make sure to reach out to TikTok’s support team for assistance. Remember, once you delete your account, all your data, including videos, followers and likes will be permanently removed. So make sure you have saved all your important videos and data before you go ahead and delete your TikTok account.