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How to Add Multiple Accounts on TikTok

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If you are a TikTok creator, you may have experienced difficulties adding accounts or logging in to different accounts. Usually, TikTok only allows you to add one account. However, a simple trick may help if you want to add several accounts on your device.

This article will show you how to add multiple accounts on TikTok and easily switch accounts.

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How to Add Multiple TikTok Accounts

If you have an existing TikTok account, you can add multiple accounts with the same device.  However, if you want to create a new account for the first time note that your phone number will be shared across other accounts on that device.

Before adding a second TikTok account (or more), it is necessary to set up a different number for each of your devices. If you don’t want to use the same number for multiple accounts on TikTok, you will need to set up a new one by doing the following:

Go to Settings > Phone > SIM card and choose the option Add a new phone number.

You can also change your phone number by sending an SMS with your old number to 1050 (from your old smartphone) and 1051 (from your new smartphone).

When you set up a new number on multiple devices, open the TikTok app and follow these steps to add multiple accounts:

  1. Step 1: Go To the Home Screen

    Open the TikTok app and go to the profile page you want to add by tapping on its icon. 

    Press the menu key at the top right corner of your screen, then click Add account. A new window with a list of accounts will be open, wherein you can log in on the device.

    If you have an existing account, make sure to uncheck the box next to it before you add a second account.

  2. Step 2: Log in to a New Account

    You can add a new account or log in to an existing one on the login screen. To add a second or third account, tap on your TikTok profile at the top left corner of your screen.

    Select Add Account and then log in to a new account with your number and password.

    Once you log in successfully, the tutorial screen will show up.  

    You can do this as many times as you want to create multiple accounts on Tik Tok, just follow these steps carefully.

  3. Step 3: Complet the Two-step Login 

    You need to confirm two times for every new TikTok account you add. And if you want to open another account, you have to complete the two-steps login process.

    Make sure to use the correct number. Entering incorrect numbers may lead to account issues or security problems. 

    If you want to avoid these problems, it’s a good idea to use separate phone numbers for every new TikTok account.  When you create multiple accounts on your device, remember to share them with other apps and services that require a phone number.

  4. Step 4: Use Different Passwords

    It is recommended to use different passwords for every account on TikTok or one password that frequently changes to avoid account theft or problems caused by mistakes in entering your password or login information.

    In addition, remember that there is a limit on how many accounts you can add for each number. TikTok sets a limit of up to 5 accounts per phone number for now. (You may encounter issues when adding multiple accounts with the same phone number.) After this limit is reached, you will not be able to create an account.

However, an account that is added before this policy can still be used without any changes. 

How to Navigate Between TikTok Accounts

There are two ways to switch between accounts. These are different shortcuts to allow you to navigate between accounts more quickly.

Switch Accounts Using Profile Icons

Follow these steps:

  1. Step 1

    Open the main profile and tap your account image at the top of the screen.

  2. Step 2

    Choose another account you’d like to switch to and tap on it.

  3. Step 3

    Your chosen account will be active until you go back to your original one or log out from TikTok altogether.   

Switch Accounts by Swiping Left or Right

Follow these steps to do this:

  1. Step 1

    Open the main profile and tap your account image at the top of the screen.

  2. Step 2

    Open the main profile and tap your Choose another account you’d like to switch to by swiping left or right. Your choice will be active until you return to your original one or log out from TikTok altogether. (Note: only one account can be active at any one time)

This is a quick and easy way to switch between accounts if you like having more accounts on your device.

Now you can enjoy TikTok with multiple accounts on your iOS or Android device.

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Reasons to Have Multiple TikTok Accounts

There are many reasons why Tiktok users want to have more than one TikTok account. Here are some of them:

  1. Sharing Videos With Multiple People

    Do you want to share a funny video of your dog with your friends but don’t want them to know what kind of music you listen to? You can set up a separate account with a different username for this purpose and upload videos without sharing your main account. This is also an easy way to create several groups or communities on TikTok.

  2. Multiple Social Media Profiles for Different Purposes

    Do you have a professional profile or entertainment account? Maybe you have one account dedicated to your hobbies and another one for your family or friends? All of these can be easily managed using the two accounts feature available in TikTok. You can always switch back to your main account when needed.

  3. Tiktok for Business Account

    You can always set up an additional account on TikTok with your business name and use it to promote business, product, services, or use TikTok ads. For example, you can create an account dedicated to your brand or company that will look more professional than just using your personal profile. 

    Setting up an account allows you to manage it without sharing your personal information. You can also use more than one account as a marketing tool for different brands in the same company.

  4. TikTok Accounts for Fans

    Having a second account for your fans is another great way to expand your online community and reach new audiences if you are a social media influencer. You can switch between those accounts or post videos from all of them.

    These are some of the many reasons why you might want to consider having more than one or two TikTok accounts. You can enjoy all of them while staying within limits set by the app Terms of Use and Community Guidelines.

You can have multiple TikTok accounts and it is a great way to improve your experience on the platform. Whether you have one account for business, another for your personal life, or you want to manage multiple profiles dedicated to different purposes, switching between them is easy and quick just follow this guide to get started.