TikTok is one of the most downloaded apps on Google Play, with over 850 million downloads and over a billion users. It is a video-sharing-based platform that younger people mostly use to make a variety of short videos.
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Is TikTok Down? and how to fix it
It is not surprising that, like any other platform, TikTok sometimes faces inevitable outages due to high website traffic. This article guides you through finding out whether TikTok is down or you should contact your ISP.
- Close the app from background applications and try reopening it.
- Logout and log back in again.
- Make sure you have a stable internet connection.
It may be due to internet disconnection. So, find several ways to test your connection. If you are disconnected, then it is best to contact your ISP support. If that was not the case, try the rest of the methods.
- Restart your phone
- Check DownDetector or similar websites.
You can visit Downdetector, IsTheServiceDown, or similar websites for more information on downtimes and their locations. You can also report TikTok problems to these websites and follow the pattern of similar issues on graphs and charts.
The second website displays further issues such as glitches, crashing, and problems with online features with detail on a world map.
- Check TikTok’s official account on Twitter
Usually, companies’ official accounts on Twitter or other social media report if they have issues or outages in specific locations. You can also ask around or perhaps Tweet it or post about it on other apps to see if the same problem happened for others or not?
- Uninstall and reinstall the app
Consider this method, particularly if you have trouble only on smaller devices like your smartphone or tablet.
- Try TikTok on other devices
Users have noticed that sometimes the TikTok app does not respond when the web app works fine. If it does not resolve on its own after a while, try the following strategies.
- Update your app
Bugs are a common issue. To resolve this, check the app store to find available updates. If there was none, and you guess it might be a bug, report it on the official page here: https://support.tiktok.com/en/using-tiktok/report-a-problem. Be patient; developers will resolve these bugs in new updates.
- Use a VPN
Depending on your specific issue, this might work or not, but it is worth a try. You can download a free VPN or use a Chrome extension.
- Clear app cache
To do this:
- Go to Me.
- Tap … to open your settings.
- Tap Clear cache.