Today, we will discuss how to delete phone number from TikTok without deleting your TikTok account. It’s nearly impossible to remove phone number from TikTok without replacing it with a new phone number most especially if you set the phone number as a mean to log in to your TikTok account.
What you can do on TikTok is to add or change your phone number. It could be tricky if you are using a phone number to sign in to your TikTok account.
But, in this guide, you will learn the walkaround on how to remove your phone number from your TikTok account. Meanwhile, if you have not added your phone number to your TikTok account you go ahead with that.
How to Delete Phone Number from TikTok
Here is how to delete your phone number from your TikTok account.
- Launch the “TikTok” app.
- Tap on the “Me” option to the bottom right.
- Tap on the “Hamburger” to the top right.
- Tap on Privacy & Settings.”
- Scroll down to “Support” and tap on “Report a Problem.”
- Here you need to tap on “Account and Profile.”
- Tap on “Email and Phone Number.”
- Tap on “Changing the phone number associated with an account.”
- Tap on “No” on the screen.
- Tap on “Still have a problem.”
- Here you will want to give the reason why you want to delete your phone number from your TikTok account. It could be because you no longer have access to the phone number or you have changed your phone number and you need to remove the old phone number and add a new one and tap on “Report.”
- Next, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your TikTok username, the date you created your TikTok account, your recent login location, your registered phone model, and the old phone number you want to delete.
- Now, you have to wait for TikTok update whether your account is eligible to remove or delete an old phone number from your account.
This is how to delete a TikTok phone number. But, there is no direct or indirect way to delete or remove a phone number from a TikTok account the time of publishing the article.
Note that this is only possible with phone number as TikTok doesn’t allow users to delete TikTok email from TikTok account except to delete TikTok account permanently to remove all your information from the TikTok database.
How to Remove Number from TikTok
Another possible way to remove number from TikTok is to reach out to TikTok customer support. With a concrete reason, you can contact the TikTok team that you want to remove your phone number from your TikTok account.
Therefore, following the procedures below you will know how to remove number from TikTok bu sending a direct message to the TikTok support team.
- Launch the TikTok app from your phone app menu.
- While on the TikTok homepage tap on “Me” located at the bottom right
- Tap on the 3-dots or hamburger to the top left.
- Click on “Privacy & Settings.”
- Navigate to “Support” and tap “report a problem.”
- Now, tap on “Account Management.”
- Tap on “Manage Account.”
- Look through the feedback screen and tap on “m account is hacked.”
- Tap on “No >> still have a problem” on the screen.
- Send a direct to TikTok support team requesting how to remove your phone number” and enter uour contact email address.
- Tap on the “Send” button
You will have to follow the conversation and provide all necessary information to remove your number.
How to Add a Phone Number to TikTok Account
Adding a phone number to your TikTok account allows you to log in to TikTok without email or phone number because it allows TikTok to send a verification code to you.
- Launch the TikTok app and log in to your account.
- Tap “Me” to the bottom right.
- Tap on “Privacy & Settings.”
- Tap on “Manage my Account.”
- Tap on “Add Phone number.”
- Enter the phone number alongside with your country code.
- Tap on “Send verification” to prompt TikTok to send the verification code to the phone number you entered.
- Enter the verification code and tap “Add.”
There is no direct way to delete a phone number from a TikTok account but that doesn’t mean that you cannot remove a phone number from the app if you no longer have access to it. However, for TikTok to be able to communicate with you with your request to remove your phone number from your TikTok account you need to add a valid email to your account. And as at the time of writing this article, there is no way to delete email from a TikTok account.