Kik Interactive Company, the first smart-phone application Kik is developed in Canada, released on October 19, 2010. It is a freeware instant messaging client application, for iOS and Android operating systems. Kik reached one million user registration within the 15 days of its release date with the help of Twitter. And Kik deserves it! Kik can be used to receive and transmit Text messages, Photos, GIFs, Videos, Sketches, and many more within the app. Kik also provides cool and necessary features to its users, making the user use Kik and stay connected. If you are new and like its features, you can download and create an account in Kik. How?
It is effortless to create an account in Kik, but first, make sure you have already downloaded the app from an authorized store because you need Kik App in your smart-phone to use and create an account. If you don’t know how to download the Kik app in your device, then you can go to the link. And if you have already installed the app then let’s begin with step by step procedure.
How Are Kik Accounts Created?
After downloading and installing Kik from an authorized store in Android or iOS, the user has to open the Kik app in their smart-phone and proceed for SIGN UP. The user has to choose a profile picture, display name(first and last name), Username, Password, and provide a valid email address and their Birthday to create Kik Account. Follow the following steps mentioned below if you are new or want a help guide.
[Note: User may be asked to enter a CAPTCHA after the information is provided to prevent spam and robotic behavior.]
How to Create a New Account on Kik?
We can easily create a Kik account on the Kik app within minutes, it is easy as other Social apps. Follow the step by step procedure below to create one!
- Open the Kik app on your smartphone.
- Now you will see SIGN UP AND LOG IN button, click on the Sign up.
- After that, you will see Sign Up form, fill the form accordingly.
- Type your First Name and Last Name in the respective text field.
– First name and Last name will be your display name, and it can be changed any time you wish.
- After that create your Username
“If you see a red cross “X” it means username has been taken. So try to add some numbers or variation in a username, and if you see a green checkmark, then your username is available.”
- Now after done with Username, enter a valid email address in the Email text field.
“You should enter your valid email address because you have to verify the email, and the email is used to contact you. – And you will not be able to reset your password or deactivate your account as well. – If you see “Email already taken,” you already have an account, and if that’s not you, you can also remove the email by requesting a new password.“
- Now create a strong Password.
“To make strong password use a lengthy password, Lower case, special characters in the password, and numbers which makes your password secured and strong.”
- After creating a strong password, click in the text field of Birthday, you will see the date under Choose your birthday date.
- Now the last step, enter your Phone number.
“Entering your phone Number, helps you to find your friends in Kik.”
- You can set photos now or you can also choose a profile picture later after Sign Up.
- Finally, click on the SIGN UP blue button.
But still, there is something you have to do, you will get a sign-up confirmation email from Kik, open your email address, and verify your email. If you don’t see the confirmation email in your inbox, then check your junk mail folder.
If you have completed all the steps mentioned above but you forgot to confirm the email address. Someday later, you come to Kik and find the link has expired link and can’t access email confirmation. In such a case you can resend the email from the app.
To resend confirmation email
- Open Kik App.
- Now go to the Settings.
- Click on the Your Account under Settings.
- Now click on the Email under Your Account.
- Finally, tap Not Confirmed/Email is Unconfirmed.
If you have downloaded/Install Kik Messenger in your smart-phone and you have also created your account on Kik, but you don’t know how to log in to your Kik account then, follow the following steps mentioned below.
How to Use Kik On PC?
Kik application is only for smartphone device, Kik doesn’t have any PC version, but even you can use Kik on your PC. To use Kik on your PC, you have to download Android Emulator Software before you download Kik on your PC.
If you don’t know how to download Android Emulator Software or application from Android Emulator Software, then we have an article on How to Use a Social App in PC/Windows? you can click on the link to access the article and you will find a guide on how to download and install an app from Android Emulator Software.
How to Login to Your Kik Account?
- Open Kik Messenger on your smart-phone.
- If you already have Sign Up and have an account in Kik, then click on the LOG IN
- Now you will see LOG IN form, under Log in.
- Now enter your email address or your username for Kik in the text field of Email or Kik Username.
- After that enter your Kik account password in the text field of Password.
- Finally, click on the LOG IN After that you will get access to your Kik Account.
You have successfully login to your account, now you can enjoy the experience of Kik Messenger. After using Kik Messenger, don’t forget to Logout Kik messenger to keep your messages private. If you are new and don’t know how to Logout/Sign Out, follow the step-by-step procedure mentioned below to sing out Kik Messenger.
How to Log Out Kik Messenger?
Once you log out from your Kik account your chat head will be cleared, and you won’t get any message notification, you have to log back when you want to read a message or send a message. After login again, you will see your chat history in the main chat list as it is.
- Go to Kik app on your smart-phone.
- Now from home, go to Settings
- After that, choose Your Account under Settings.
- Finally, click on the Log Out from Your Account to sign out from Kik.
I can’t register for an account: Fix Kik Sign up and Login Error
While creating an account in Kik, you can face some error to sign up, which will stop you from creating an account in Kik. So let’s see what error may occur while creating an account in Kik.
Email Error: Your email is already in use
You may see this error, if you have already created an account with the email or someone you know is using your email address to create an account, you will this error.
If you see an email error, you can remove your email from the account, so you have to reset your password and delete the email address from that account. After that, you can create a new account with the email.
Username Error: The username you want is taken
If you use your name or some name as your username, but If you see a red cross “X,” it means the username has been already taken you can’t use the same name.
To solve this error, try registering using a different name, or you can also use number and symbol in your username.
Connection Error: You’re experiencing a connection issue
You are creating your account, and in the meantime, if your network connection is weak or you are not connected with the internet, you will see a connection error, and you won’t be able to complete your registration.
To solve this error, make sure you are connected with the internet and have reliable WiFi or cellular network, restart your device, force close the app, and reopen it, switch to WiFi or Cellular network, or toggle your connection OFF/ON.
Birthday Error: You’re not old enough
Kik has determined some age group to use the Kik app, so I would like to request you guys no to use Kik app if your age is not old enough as Kik policy.
Otherwise, simple to fix this problem, you can cheat to Kik and change your age and fit the age to Kik policy.
Version Error: You’re using an older version of Kik
Try to use up to date app because if you try to sign up in the old version, you might face some error; you may want to try using a friend’s device to register.
So update your application from your device store.
Captcha Error: Wrong Captcha
If you enter the wrong Captcha, you will have to try Captcha until you match Captcha in every submit.
So make sure you enter the correct Captcha before you submit the registration.
Banned from Kik
If you go against Kik policy then you will be ban from Kik. You might not be able to register for any new accounts
To fix this error, check out Kik Community Standards for more info.
More information: visit the Help Center of Kik
There you go, in this article, I have tried to make clear and explained to you about Kik messenger, how are Kik account created, how to create one Kik account, how to log in to your Kik account, and how to get Log out from Kik. I hope it is clear and easy for you will understand and will be helpful for you. Now you can create your Kik account on your own and even teach others how to create one!
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