Learn how to Comply with or Unfollow Somebody on TikTok

  • You can follow or unfollow someone on TikTok by visiting their profile page.
  • When you open your followers page on TikTok, you will no longer be able to follow multiple accounts at the same time.
  • If you block someone you follow, they will also be automatically unfollowed.
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The first time you open TikTok, it can be tempting to like every video you see and follow every creator you find. But if you follow too many YouTubers, your home feed can get cluttered and uninteresting.

Fortunately, TikTok gives you full control over who you follow and who you no longer follow. So, you can do both on the iPhone or Android.

How to follow someone on TikTok

1. Open TikTok and go to the profile of the person you want to follow. You can do this by tapping or searching for their username on a video or message.

2. Tap the big red follow Button.

Insider's TikTok profile page.  The Follow button is highlighted.

Tap the profile’s Follow button.


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You will be added to your list of followers.

How to unfollow someone on TikTok

There are a few ways you can stop following someone on TikTok.

Via their profile page

1. Go to the profile page of the user you no longer want to follow.

2. Tap the icon that looks like a person with a check mark.

Insider TikTok page.  The icon indicating that you can no longer follow a user is highlighted.

TikTok offers several ways to stop following other users.


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You will no longer follow them.

Through the list below

This is a great way to stop following multiple people at the same time.

1. Go to your own profile page and tap that episode Option under your username.

2. You will be presented with a list of everyone you follow. Tap the gray episode Button to the right of a user’s name to stop following them.

The follow list of a TikTok user with only one account.  The Follow button is highlighted.

You can quickly unfollow users by tapping this button.


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By blocking

Any user you block will automatically stop being followed. For more information, check out our guide on how to block and unblock TikTok.

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You can lock any account from their profile.


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