Like any other social media, TikTok also contains some rules that people can not create or account on TikTok or share any videos with anyone at an age limit. The rule is if you are more than 13 years old only then you are able to create an account on not. Also, only the 18 years old are able to share things or give gifts if they want. So, if you are below 13 years old, you can not create an account on TikTok. Or else if you use the fake birth date and create the account, TikTok will block you. This rule is important to prevent showing adult or spam content to children. But if your age is over 13 and you want to update your account’s birthdate, you can do that. Although, the best method is to create a new TikTok account. So let’s know about how to change your age on TikTok.
Can You Change Your age on TikTok?
Yes, you can change your age on TikTok. But changing your age on TikTok is not an easy method. It is quite difficult. Because to complete this method successfully, you have to depend on the TikTok leader members. You have to request the TikTok members to change your birthday, and then you have to wait for the result. But today, we are going to show you the method, which TikTok itself recommends. Follow the methods.
- First, open the TikTok application on your phone.
- Then, open your profile section.
- Go to the three-dot on the upper right section.
- Now, scroll down, and you will find the ‘Support’ section there.
- After that, under ‘Support,’ click the option ‘Report a Problem.’
Now you may have a question on your mind, that why you need to report a problem with changing your age. Because by this method, you need to upload your proper government-issued identification proof, which will help you update your age on the TikTok account. First, you have to prove your real age by this proof, and then only TikTok is able to update your age correctly. Sometimes it is a problem for kids because they dont get any proper identity card for their age. So if you dont carry a valid identity card, get it from the DMV before reporting a problem.
How can I Change My Age on TikTok 2021?
The method is quite the same as changing your account in the case of 2021 TikTok. You just need to report a problem and then submit your identity proof. Thus, follow the method below to know about some detailed information.
- First, open the TikTok app and go to your profile.
- Then, request the privacy report.
- Then, give your relevant account information.
- When you request the privacy report, you will find the option ‘What is your request?’
- Under the section, select the ‘Request information or action about account data’ option.
- In the ‘Provide Details’ section, tell that the age is incorrect, and you will provide the age proof certificate.
- And then, provide your identity proof (e.g., Government-issued ID, Driving license, Bank proof, or your Passport, etc.)
But always remember never to put the false information there. Otherwise, TikTok will ban you properly. Now give some time to TikTok to change your age. But if this action fails, the best way is to create another TikTok account and don’t mistake this one.
What Happened if TikTok deletes my account?
There are many rules to create an account on social media. That rule is helpful and needed to prevent showing adult or spam content from kids. That’s why TikTok also have some rule for creating an account. If your age is below 13, then TikTok will delete your account. So, what happened if TikTok is deleted your account for your age? What do you need to do? To get yr account back, you have to open the TikTok app or open TikTok on the browser. Then, report a problem. It will open a form for you that you need to fill up. And provide the identity proof here. Then TikTok will take some time to reactive your account again.
When TikTok deactivates or deletes your account, you get an email about it. Then, immediately you need to report the problem. Because after 30 days, if no report goes to the TikTok team member, they will permanently delete your account. Then you have to again create a new account for TikTok.
How to create a new account on TikTok?
Creating an account on TikTok is easy, like creating an account on any other social media app. Follow the easy steps given below.
- First, you have to download the app and open it. Or you can also open it on a browser.
- Go to the ‘Me’ section.
- Then, choose any one of the methods to create your TikTok account.
- Put all the information correctly and double-check it.
Remember one thing that the email id and the phone number you provide should be valid. Because it needs to create your account.
Frequently Asked Questions
A. Why can I not change my birthday in TikTok?
You can not get this option on TikTok, which means TikTok does not provide you access to updating your birthday because many younger users change their age often to get the facility of live streaming broadcast or purchasing gifts or send direct messages to other users. That’s why TikTok permanently removes this option.
But sometimes, it creates problems for the older users. Because they sometimes mistakenly or maybe knowingly give the wrong birthday when they first time creates their account. But TikTok deletes their account if they recognized it wrong. But they did not update their birthday as there are no features available. They just need to report TikTok to change their birthday. And if the process is not successful, then they have to create a new account again.
B. If TikTok deletes my account, should I need to create a new account?
First, you have to try the above method to get your account back. But if the above method does not help you, you need to create a new account on TikTok again. The problem is creating a new account because you may lose many of your previous account followers. Although you can upload your previous account videos using some methods, you can again upload them on your new account.
We suggest that if your age is below 13, create your new account with the help of parental or adult guidance. So, you can both maintain the account properly.
C. Does TikTok have an age filter?
Yes, TikTok has an age filter. People or, say, the kids whose age is below 13 are not able to create an account on TikTok. However, parents can create an account and give their kids to maintain it. Like they, they also can get the information what their kids do.
Besides, if you are not also 18 years old, you cannot purchase gifts on TikTok.
D. Can I add a second account on TikTok?
Yes, you can. It is a good feature about TikTok that you can add an extra account on TikTok still if you already have an account. To do that, follow the method given below.
- First, go to your existing TikTok account.
- Then, go to the ‘Me’ section.
- After that, click on the three horizontal dots present on the top right corner.
- Scroll down, and you will find the ‘Add account’ section.
- Then, sign-up as you did to create a new account. And remember to put all the information correct, including your correct birth date.
Although, this does not help you to change your birth date. But there is a chance it will help to keep your second account safely.
Our advice when you create an account on any social media, check you provided all the information for a second time. Because now you can understand why it is essential. Sometimes a very little mistake can delete your account permanently. So, next time when you create a new account on any social media, dont create a hurry.
Lastly, if you have any other questions about TikTok, just ask here.