Raise your hand if you’re not curious to try TikTok, the social app right now. If Facebook and Instagram dominated unchallenged, today TikTok is a point of reference for millions and millions of people around the world.
And if downloading the app on mobile devices isn’t a problem, what should you do to use TikTok on PC instead? Since it changes if you are using a Windows 10 PC instead of Windows 11, we have divided this guide into two parts.
At first we will explain How to use TikTok on PC with the operating system Windows 10 operating system. However, in the second part, we will explain the steps to take to use TikTok on PC with Windows 11 operating system.
How to use TikTok on Windows 10 PC
To use TikTok on a computer that still has Windows 10, you must have a android emulator, any service that allows you to run Android applications on incompatible computers. There are many emulators: the best of them all BlueStackswhich we talked about in our How to Use Android Apps on Your PC guide.
BlueStacks download is available on this page. The advice is to download version 4, because version 5 is optimized for Windows 11 and so there may be some issues if it is used with a Windows 10 PC.
At the end of the download and installation wizard is enough Start with BlueStacks And sign in with your Google account credentials. Once you’re signed in, the Play Store icon appears; Now all that remains is to type in the search bar The word tiktokSelect the desired application and press the Install button.
As you can see, these are the same steps that are usually followed to download an app from the phone. At this point, once the installation of the TikTok app via BlueStacks is complete, you can decide whether you want to log into the app using your profile credentials or continue Use TikTok without an account.
If the choice falls on using TikTok without a profile, remember that new posts cannot be created, shared, and commented on.
ImportantBlueStacks, in addition to being one of the best PC emulators, also works on Macs. If you are interested in trying its alternative, we invite you to read our in-depth analysis on the best Android emulators for PC and Mac.
And speaking of BlueStacks, we also saw that in action when we explained how to use WhatsApp via BlueStacks, a guide that is no longer up-to-date, given the release of the version of WhatsApp for PC and Mac.
How to use TikTok on Windows 11 PC
Windows 11 operating system It greatly simplifies things. In fact, unlike Windows 10, you only need to connect to Microsoft StoreType in the name of the TikTok app and proceed like any normal PC app installation. Nothing simpler.
Below are the steps to be taken in detail.
Click the Microsoft Store icon in the system tray.
Type the name in the search bar at the top Tik Tok (without quotes) and select the result TikTok (apps).
On the new screen that opens, tap “Get” to start downloading the app.
Press the key “Open you” To start TikTok on your computer.
Log in to TikTok with your login credentials. If you do not have an account yet, register one via the link “Don’t have an account? Participation” located at the bottom of the screen.
NB: To make the login process faster the next time your computer restarts, keep the checkmark next to “pin to taskbar” And the Click to start And press the button “Allow”.
Once you are logged in, you will see the TikTok homepage.
At the bottom right you can see a file abbreviations Which you can use via the Windows 11 TikTok desktop app:
- Up arrow key: Previous video
- Down arrow key: next video
- L button: Like the video
- M key: mute/unmute the video
For the rest, an app downloaded from the Microsoft Store allows you to perform most actions available through the Android or iOS app, including uploading a video – tap “+ download” – Or start a live video using the camera icon in the left side menu.
For simplicity and user experience, the best option is Use TikTok on PC With Windows 11. If you haven’t updated your computer to the new version of the Microsoft operating system, we invite you to read our guide to installing Windows 11. And if any problem arises, learn more about how to reset Windows without losing data.
Another important thing: if your landing on TikTok is a baby Failed success on InstagramAgain, we invite you to read our guide on how to get more users to follow you on Instagram.
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