As social networks they work as a showcase for the world, so much so that many people have made a career showing their daily lives through the platforms and continue to do so until today, with millions of followers.

However, not everyone wants to expose their lives in the platforms and, thinking of these more reserved people, social networks make it possible for users leave the profile private and can only be accessed by authorized persons.


On TikTok, for example, whoever chooses to have a private profile can approve followers. In other words, everyone can request access to their profile, but they will only be able to view the shared contents after authorization.

See how to make a profile private on TikTok

1 - Open the TikTok application, available for Android e iOS;

2 – On the platform's homepage, click on your profile icon in the lower right corner;

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3 – Select the three horizontal lines to open TikTok's side menu;

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4 – Choose the “Privacy” option;

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5 – Then activate the “Private Account” option.

Print from the TikTok app

Ready! Now you know how to make your profile private on TikTok so that only your friends, family and people you know can access the content you post on the social network.

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