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How to follow or unfollow someone on TikTok

Curate your content consumption to watch the videos you want.

Published onApril 14, 2022

You’ll find just about everything on TikTok, from cooking videos to funny skits to people dancing or giving questionable business strategies. Here’s how to follow or unfollow TikTok creators to keep your content consumption varied and exciting.

Read more: Ten best TikTok alternatives and apps on Android


To follow someone on TikTok, tap Follow on their profile. To unfollow someone, tap Unfollow.


How to follow someone on TikTok

If you come across an account you’d like to see more from, you can follow them. That way, their latest videos will appear in your TikTok feed.

Firstly, tap on the profile icon to the right of a video you like.

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Then, on their profile page, simply tap Follow.

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If you want to stay up-to-date with a TikTok profile, you can tap the bell icon at the top to get notifications on their latest activity.

How to unfollow someone on TikTok

If you no longer want to see content from a specific creator, you can unfollow them. To do so, navigate to your profile page and tap Following. From there, you can search for their account.

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Tap Following beside their name to unfollow. The button will turn red to indicate you are no longer following.

Alternatively, you can unfollow an account from their page by tapping the profile icon with a checkmark.

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How do I know who unfollowed me on TikTok?

To see who is following you on TikTok, tap Followers on your profile. You can monitor this list over time to see who unfollowed you.

Can I see who I unfollowed on TikTok?

There is no way to see who you have previously followed on TikTok, but you can browse Suggested accounts from your Following tab to discover TikToks based on your contacts and viewing history.

What is the follow unfollow method on TikTok?

The follow/unfollow method is a strategy to gain followers on TikTok. When you follow a TikTok account, you appear higher on their Followers tab, increasing the probability of viewing your profile. The hope is that they follow you back.

Can you mass unfollow on TikTok?

There is no way to unfollow multiple accounts at once on TikTok.

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