How to use TikTok on computer?

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You use the app TikTok and you want to know how to properly manage and secure it. In particular, you ask how to use the application outside of your smartphone. Please note that a limited version of the platform is available on your web browser. It is also possible to download the application to your computer. We explain to you? Let's go !



When we like an application, we want to have it available on all our devices. Even if TikTok is designed for use on smartphones, it is still possible to access it via your computer. You can, in fact, consult this social network directly in your Chrome, Firefox or Safari browser. It is also possible to download the application online and open it on your desktop. Here's how.

Access TikTok on your web browser

If you have Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari, you can access a simplified version of TikTok on those browsers. For it :

1. Launch your web browser. 



2. Enter the following address in your URL bar: https://www.tiktok.com/fr/ . You can also go through a search engine and type in TikTok. Simply. 

3. Here you are on the TikTok homepage. You can log in by clicking on the "Login" button (at the top right of your screen or in the left column of the platform).

Access TikTok on your computer

You can open the TikTok app directly on your computer. On Windows and Mac, the procedure is as follows:

1. Launch your web browser. 

2. Enter the following address in your URL bar: https://www.tiktok.com/fr/ and access the platform's home page.


3. At the bottom right of the TikTok homepage, click the "Download App" button.


4. Select “Download TikTok for desktop”. 

5. Your browser will ask you for permission to download the application. Accept by clicking on the "Install" button.


6. After a few seconds of waiting, the download will start and the application will open on your computer.

Happy browsing on your favorite social network!

Find other tutorials to help you master all the features of TikTok:

  • Our complete TikTok file: tips, advice and tutorials.
  • How to manage and secure your TikTok account?
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