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How to Turn on Post Notifications on TikTok

Are you looking to turn on post notifications for your favorite creators on TikTok?

If you want to stay updated with the videos on TikTok, you might want to turn on your post notifications.

If you’re following too many people on TikTok, you might want to disable your notifications.

However, if you’re following a small number of creators, you might want to have your post notifications on for them.

This is because you’ll be the first to know if they’ve posted a video.

Moreover, you’ll early in the comments section which can be a great strategy to grow your followers.

By commenting on a new video posted by a popular creator, it’ll gain lots of visibility within a short period of time.

If your comment goes viral, you can gain a lot of followers from it.

In this article, you’ll learn how to enable post notifications on TikTok in 4 simple steps.

  1. Allow TikTok notifications from your phone settings
  2. Open TikTok and go to settings
  3. Tap on Push notifications
  4. Turn on “Videos from accounts you follow”

1. Allow TikTok notifications from your phone settings

How to Turn on Notifications on TikTok

To begin with, you need to enable TikTok notifications from your phone settings.

Otherwise, you won’t be able to turn on post notifications in the TikTok app.

If you have TikTok notifications enabled on your phone, you can skip this step.

However, if you disabled notifications for TikTok in the past, you’ll need to enable it in your phone’s settings if you want to turn on post notifications.

For both iOS/Android devices: Settings > Notifications > TikTok > Enable notifications.

Here’s how you can turn on notifications for TikTok on an iOS device:

  1. Go to your phone’s settings.
  2. Tap on “Notifications”.
  3. Scroll down and find TikTok.
  4. Turn on the switch for “Allow Notifications” to allow notifications.

Here’s how you can turn on notifications for TikTok on an Android device:

  1. Go to your phone’s settings.
  2. Tap on “Notifications” (if you’re using an older version, tap on Sound & notification > App notification).
  3. Scroll down and find TikTok.
  4. Turn on the switch for “Allow Notifications” to allow notifications.

After you’ve enabled notifications on your device, you can now change the notification settings in the TikTok app.

Otherwise, you wouldn’t be able to edit your notifications.

2. Open TikTok and go to settings

TikTok triple dots icon

Open TikTok > your profile > triple-dots icon (on the top-right of your screen) to access your settings.

Next, open the TikTok app and go to your profile (the extreme-right icon on the bottom navigation bar).

Then, tap on the “triple-dots” icon (ellipsis) on the top-right of your screen.

Once you’ve tapped on it, the “Settings and privacy” page will be opened.

After which, you’ll see various sections—Account, Content & Activity, Cache & Cellular Data, Support, and About.

The section that you’ll want to scroll down to is “Content & Activity”.

3. Tap on Push notifications

TikTok push notifications

Under content and activity > push notifications > under video updates.

Under “Content & Activity”, you can access your push notifications, app language, content preferences, digital wellbeing, family pairing, and accessibility.

The tab that you’ll want to go to is “Push notifications”.

Tap on “Push notifications” to edit your push notifications.

Once you’re on the page, there are many different notifications you can turn on/off such as interactions, messages, video updates, LIVE, and other.

“Video updates” is the section that you’ll want to be looking at.

4. Turn on “Videos from accounts you follow”

How to Turn on Post Notifications on TikTok

Finally, turn on notifications for “Videos from accounts you follow” to enable post notifications.

Once you’re on the push notifications page, scroll down to “Video updates”.

This is where you can turn on post notifications on TikTok.

Under “Video updates”, you can turn on/off the notifications for videos from accounts you follow as well as notifications for video suggestions.

Turn on the switch for “Videos from accounts you follow”.

This will turn on post notifications for accounts that you follow on TikTok.

This means that you’ll be notified whenever someone you follow posts a video.

Conclusion

Post notifications are important if you want to stay updated with your favorite creators on TikTok.

Turning on post notifications means that you’ll be the first to be notified whenever a creator that you follow posts a video.

If you want to be the first on to comment on a video, turning on post notifications is obligatory.

Commenting on a video can boost the visibility of your profile.

This is because people will start to notice and they might start to follow you.

If you do this often enough, one or more of your comments might take off and go viral.

Further Reading

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Author: Lim How Wei is the founder of Followchain. Feel free to follow him on Instagram.

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Lim How Wei is the founder of followchain.org, with over 7+ years of experience in Social Media and 3+ years of experience in investing in stocks and cryptocurrencies. He has researched, tested, and written hundreds of articles ranging from social media platforms to messaging apps.