Deleting the TikTok account is possible through the application settings for Android and iPhone (iOS). To perform the procedure, the user must have the account password in hand or enter a code that will be sent by SMS, if he has the cell phone number linked to the profile. The account is deactivated for 30 days, and can be reactivated at any time within the period only after that period it is permanently removed. Check below how to delete your TikTok account.
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TikTok deactivates the account for 30 days before deleting the profile permanently Photo: Ana Letcia Loubak / TechTudo
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How to delete TikTok account
Step 1. Tap the avatar icon to open your profile and tap the three dots in the upper right corner. Then, access the Manage my account option:
Accessing TikTok settings Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 2. Touch Delete account. Fill in your password and tap Continue;
Deleting a TikTok account via cell phone Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 3. If you have the cell phone number linked to the profile, you must tap Send Code and enter the numbers that will be received by SMS. Then proceed with Continue;
TikTok requires code sent by SMS to confirm account cancellation Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Step 4. Confirm the action on the Delete Account button. Then press the Delete button. The account will be disabled from this moment.
Confirming the cancellation of the TikTok profile Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
How to recover your TikTok profile
If you want to reactivate your account after deletion, just log in with your old credentials and confirm the action on the Reactivate button. But remember that this procedure can only be done up to 30 days after the account is canceled.
Recovering a deactivated TikTok account Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
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