TikTok is one of the trending apps on the smartphone market. Many people around the world are using it. The best thing about Firestick is the ability to install Android applications. Since the streaming device runs on Fire OS which is very similar to Android OS, you can install any Android app on your Firestick with the apk file. Similarly, you can also install TikTok on Firestick. If your Firestick connected TV has a front camera, you can make videos on TikTok and upload them on your profile. If your Firestick doesn’t have a front camera, you can use your Firestick to see the videos from the global community of TikTok users. So let us see how to get and use TikTok on Firestick devices.
Features of TikTok
TikTok is one of the feature-rich applications for Firestick. The features of TikTok are as follows,
- In TikTok, you can find millions of videos that are curated for you.
- The app is used by users all over the world, so you will get never-ending video content.
- While creating videos, you can use emojis, face filters, and stickers for free. There are more than hundreds of emojis available.
- You can also live stream your videos.
- Like YouTube on Firestick, you will find videos from almost all the categories like Comedy, Dance, Sports, Animals, and Food.
Steps to Download and Install TikTok on Firestick
The TikTok application is officially available on the Amazon App Store. You don’t have to use any third-party apps to install the TikTok app.
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Step 1: On the Fire TV Home screen, click the Search icon.
Step 2: A search bar with an on-screen keyboard will appear. Type TikTok and search for it.
Step 3: Select the TikTok app from the results and click the Get icon on the next screen.
Step 4: After the app is downloaded, click the Open button to run the app.
Step 5: Login your existing TikTok account or signup for a new account and start using TikTok.
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Alternated Method to use TikTok on Firestick
If your Firestick doesn’t have a front camera, you can only watch videos. To watch videos you can use the TikTok website instead of the application.
Step 1: Open the Silk browser or any other web browser you have on your Firestick.
Step 2: Enter the TikTok website in the search bar, www.tiktok.com
Step 3: On the webpage, click the Watch now button on the top right corner.
Step 4: If you have an existing TikTok account, click the Login button and sign in with the account or else simply scroll down videos to watch them.
Step 5: Without the login, you can watch all the TikTok videos. If you want to upload your video, you need to log in with your account.
We recommend you to use the TikTok website over the application. As the TikTok application is meant for smartphones, you won’t get comfortable navigation in the app. In that case, you can consider using Mouse Toggle for Firestick to use the app comfortably from the Fire remote.
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These are the two ways that you can use TikTok on Firestick. Watch videos on TikTok to pass your free time. If you have any doubts about the steps mentioned above, tell us in the comments section.