Privacy in social networks is something to really take into account especially if we do not want our information to reach third parties or unwanted persons. Fortunately, over time, social networks have been increasing and including new settings to increase and improve user privacy. One of the best ways to protect your privacy on social media is to make your profile private. This type of configuration is available practically on any social network such as TikTok.
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TikTok is one of the social networks that is causing the most sensation right now. You also have to know that the vast majority of users present on TikTok are teenagers. This makes it even more important to maintain higher security and privacy than other sector of society. This is where privacy settings such as converting an account or profile to Private become very important.
When a TikTok account becomes private, you should keep in mind that only users that you approve will be able to follow you and see your videos and likes. However, you must bear in mind that this configuration will not affect your current followers.
This, together with the recent parental control settings incorporated in TikTok, will be the best way to keep the privacy of the user account at bay, especially of the little ones.
TikTok by default configures user accounts as Public, that is why below we show you step by step how to turn your TikTok account into Private from your Android phone or iPhone:
How to make your TikTok profile Private.
1. Open your TikTok app on Android or iPhone.
2. Access your profile.
3. Click on the three ellipsis icon (Upper right corner)
4. Select the option: Privacy and security
5. Activate the function switch: Private account
From this moment you will see any other TikTok user who wants to follow you, they must be accepted manually by you. Also, now when you publish your videos, they will only be available to those users who follow your profile.
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