Watching TikTok videos on your phone is fun, but have you considered streaming them on your TV? With TikTok’s app for smart TVs, you can enjoy all the latest viral trends, comedy sketches, dances, and more on the big screen.
This guide will walk you through how to get TikTok on different TV platforms like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, and Samsung Smart TVs. We’ll also cover how to create a TikTok account if you don’t have one yet. Let’s get started!
What You’ll Need
Before installing TikTok on your TV, make sure you have:
- A TikTok account
- A compatible smart TV or streaming device like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, etc.
- The TikTok app installed on a mobile device (for screen mirroring)
- An internet connection
If your TV doesn’t directly support the TikTok app, don’t worry! You can still watch by screen mirroring from your phone.
How to Activate TikTok on Different TV Platforms At tv.tiktok.com/activate
Here are step-by-step instructions for getting TikTok up and running on various smart TVs and devices:
- On your Amazon Fire TV, open the Amazon App Store.
- Search for “TikTok” and install the TikTok app.
- Open the app and follow the on-screen prompts to get an activation code.
- On your mobile device or computer, go to tv.tiktok.com/activate.
- Log in to your TikTok account and enter the activation code.
- Follow any remaining steps and you’re all set!
- Open the Google Play Store on your Android TV.
- Search for “TikTok” and install the app.
- Launch TikTok and you’ll get an activation code.
- Go to tv.tiktok.com/activate on your phone or computer.
- Log in to your TikTok account and enter the code.
- Click activate. Enjoy!
Samsung Smart TV (select models only)
- On your TV, open the Smart Hub app store.
- Search for “TikTok” and select “Add to Home” to install.
- Open the app and you’ll receive an activation code.
- Visit tv.tiktok.com/activate and sign in.
- Enter the code from your TV to link your account.
- You’re ready to watch TikTok!
- Since there’s no official TikTok app for Apple TV, you’ll need to use screen mirroring.
- On your iPhone or iPad, install the TikTok app from the App Store.
- Open Control Center and select screen mirroring. Choose your Apple TV.
- TikTok on your iOS device will now be displayed on your TV.
- Like Apple TV, you’ll need to mirror your phone’s screen to watch TikTok.
- Make sure screen mirroring is enabled on your Roku.
- Install the TikTok app on your Android or iOS device.
- Open the quick settings (swipe down from top) and select “Screen Cast.”
- Choose your Roku device and mirror your phone.
- You can now watch TikTok on your TV!
How to Sign Up for TikTok
Don’t have a TikTok account yet? Here’s how to sign up:
- Open TikTok.com in your web browser.
- Choose “Use phone/email” or connect with Google, Facebook, etc.
- Follow the steps to create your account.
- Once registered, you can start liking videos and following creators.
And that’s it! With your new TikTok account, you’re ready to activate TikTok on your television.
Start Enjoying TikTok on the Big Screen
Now that you know how to install and activate TikTok across different platforms, you can enjoy the app on your TV. From comedy to dance challenges to cute animal videos, TikTok offers entertainment for everyone.
Watching on a TV provides a more immersive experience than a tiny phone screen. It’s perfect for when friends come over or you just want to relax on the couch.
So grab some snacks, get comfy, and start streaming the latest viral hits on TikTok TV!