TikTok is the social network of the time. Many people have fallen in love with this short video production app that quickly became one of the most downloaded apps on the Play Store and App Store.
Although it is a mobile application, it has a web version with limited resources that can be accessed directly in the browser. However, for those users who want to use more functions and interact with the app's posts on the PC, it is possible to use the BlueStacks App Player program, an Android simulator.
In this complete tutorial, we will teach you what you need to use TikTok on your PC or macOS.
How to use TikTok in your browser (limited version)
Step 1: go to the official TikTok website and click on the "Watch Now" link to see which videos are on the rise.
Step 1Source: TikTok
Step 2: you will be on the page with the most popular videos. At the top, you can change the option to discover new videos.
Step 2Source: TikTok
Step 3: to watch a video, click on it. You can share the video on your social networks, such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and others. However, to enjoy and view the comments, you must be logged in or use the mobile version of TikTok. In this web version, it is not possible to comment.
Step 3Source: TikTok
Step 4: to upload new videos via the browser, click the Upload video option in the upper right corner.
Step 4Source: TikTok
Step 5: fill in your publication data, upload the video and click on Publish to finish the process.
Step 5Source: TikTok
How to use TikTok in your browser (full version)
Step 1: To access the mobile version of TikTok on your PC, go to the BlueStacks App Player website and click on Download TikTok on PC to download. Although the site is in English, the application is in Portuguese.
Step 1Source: Bluestacks
Step 2: run the application and click Install Now.
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Step 3: wait for the program to download. The procedure may take a few minutes.
Step 3Source: Bluestacks
Step 4: after completing the installation, Bluestacks will start. Wait, as the procedure may take a few minutes.
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Step 5: With the program launched, click Sign in to log in with your Play Store account. If you are an iOS user, just login using a Gmail account.
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Step 6: Click on Login to access Play Store. Enter your email and password to release access.
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Step 7: look for TikTok on the Play Store, as if you were using it on your smartphone. The icon available on the BlueStacks home screen may lead to an international download that is not available, so please search the store directly. Click on the Install option and wait for the download to proceed.
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Step 8: once started, you will notice that the five main icons of the platform are located in the inner corner. To log into your TikTok account click on Me, and enter your login and password you can create an account on the app using your Instagram, Facebook or Gmail account.
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Step 9: even if there is a button for the video recording function, this version does not allow video recording. But you can discover new users and content and interact with the videos, giving likes or sharing with other users.
Step 9Source: Bluestacks
With this version of TikTok in the app emulator, you can choose your interests in videos, discover new users, view videos, interact and share content. However, the full TikTok experience is really in the smartphone app.