How to create a TikTok account

TikTok for business — setting up your account.

To set up a TikTok account:

1. Download TikTok from Google Play or the App Store.
2. Open the app.
3. Go to Me.
4. Choose a method to sign up.

Note: Make sure your email and phone number are valid as they are needed for login and password recovery.

To add or change a profile photo or video:

1. Go to Me.
2. Tap Edit Profile.
3. Tap Change Photo or Change Video.
4. For a photo, select Take a photo or Upload a photo. For video, select from your gallery.

Note: Profile photos will not be visible on your profile once a profile video is set. Photos must be at least 20×20 pixels to upload.

A username is the @username other TikTok users can use to tag or find you. A nickname is the name visible to users on your profile.

Changing your username

To change your username:

1. Go to Me.
2. Tap Edit profile.
3. Enter your desired username.

Note: Your username can only be changed once every 30 days. Usernames can only contain letters, numbers, underscores, and periods. However, periods can’t be put at the end of the username.

Linking another social media account

To add a social media account to a TikTok profile:

1. Go to Me.
2. Tap Edit profile.
3. Select Add Instagram to your profile or Add YouTube to your profile to link your social media accounts.

For You

For You is a personalized feed of videos based on user interests and engagement. TikTok has a wide variety of content and we want to show the most interesting and relevant videos to our users.