How to delete your TikTok account permanently using the app

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How to delete your TikTok account permanently using the app

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  • You can delete your TikTok account fairly quickly and easily via the settings in the app.
  • Deleting your account is permanent and will cut you off from any of your in-app purchases, so make sure it’s the right decision for you before going forward.
  • Here’s how to delete your TikTok account.
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If you aren’t into TikTok anymore or you want to delete your account for another reason, you can get it done quite quickly and easily via the app through your account settings. 

But before you get started, be aware that you will not be able to recover your account once you’ve deleted it, which means you won’t be able to access your videos or purchases made through the app. However, shared information like chats with other users may still be accessible to the other users involved in those conversations. 

Assuming you’re okay with all of that, here’s how to delete your TikTok account.

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How to delete your TikTok account

1. Open your TikTok app on your iPhone or Android device and log into your account, if needed.

2. Toggle over to the “Me” section.

How to delete TikTok account

Tap the “Me” icon in the lower-right corner of your screen.
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3. Tap the three dots in the top-right corner of the screen.

4. Select “Manage my account.”

How to delete TikTok account

Tap “Manage my account.”
Devon Delfino/Business Insider

5. Tap “Delete account” at the bottom of the screen.

How to delete TikTok account

Tap “Delete account” at the bottom of the screen.
Devon Delfino/Business Insider

6. Follow the on-screen prompts to continue and confirm your choice to delete.

You may have to go through a verification process after tapping “Delete account” at the bottom of the “Manage my account” page, if for example, you used your Google account to create your TikTok account.

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