Tiktok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking service application owned by ByteDance. TikTok is getting more popular day by day; it has almost 800 million active users worldwide and 2 billion app downloads. So, to find someone on TikTok without a username is a complex task to do. But few methods will help you to search their username on TikTok.
You can search for someone’s username on TikTok using the features you get, like TikTok QR code, Contact List, Facebook Friends, and Tiktok Name or Username, these are the best way to find someone on TikTok without a username.
Today in this article, we will guide step-by-step procedure on 4 methods to find someone by their username and without their Tiktok username on TikTok. So, stay with us and read the full article.
What Is The Username For In Tiktok
The username in your Tiktok account is the one you see right next to the ‘@’ sign in your profile. You can locate your username by going to the Me tab in your Tiktok to locate your profile. There, see the username right below your profile picture preceded next to the ‘@’ sign.
So, what does this username do? First off, it is the name that users can find you by in Tiktok. Whenever you post content, send messages, or perform any interactive activity, the username is shown as your signature on Tiktok. Other Tiktok users can tag you using your username.
Moreover, the username is important, so you cannot keep changing your username whenever you like. Tiktok allows usernames to be changed once every 30 days.
Ways To Search For Someone In Tiktok
If you are a Tiktok user, then you must be curious about finding other users on the app that you may know or may want to connect with. So, what are the different ways in which you can look for users on the Tik Tok app? Listed below are all the possible ways, including with username.
- With username or Tiktok name.
- Through QR code.
- By phone contacts.
- Using your Facebook connection.
- Through navigating comments and content.
How to Find Someone on TikTok With and Without Username
There are 3 methods to search/find someone without a username on TikTok, and 1 method by searching users by their name or username. So in total, here we have mentioned 4 methods which will help you somehow to find your friends’ usernames on TikTok.
- Search Tiktok name or username
- From Contact List
- Scanning TikTok QR code
- Add from Facebook Friends
Method 1: Search Someone By Their Tiktok Name Or Username
If you are new to the TikTok app and don’t know how to search someone by their TikTok name or username, follow the step-by-step procedure to search your friend on TikTok.
Step 1: Open Tiktok
Open the TikTok app
Step 2: Go To Discover
Tap Discover (magnifying glass icon) on the bottom panel of the screen.
Step 3: Go To Search
Next, click on the Search bar where you have a search text field.
Step 4: Enter Name
Enter the name you want to search on the text field.
Step 5: Tap Search
Finally, tap on Search. Look for the profile picture.
If you didn’t find them by their username, you should know their name and the username for their associated account will come up.
There you go; this is how you search for someone by their name if you don’t know their username. But you can follow the other methods if you don’t know their username on TikTok.
Method 2: Find Someone On Tiktok From Phone Contacts On Android And iPhone
If you want to find your friend on Tiktok and you don’t know their username, but you have their contact number by which they have logged in on Tiktok, then you can find out your friend’s username from your phone contacts. So to check whether they have Tik Tok with their number or not, follow the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Launch Tiktok
Open the TikTok app on Android or iPhone by tapping on it. Log in to your account with your account credentials.
Step 2: Go To Profile
Tap the Me icon on the bottom panel to access your profile.
Step 3: Tap On Icon
Click on the human with the plus icon in the top left corner.
Step 4: Click On Phone Contacts.
Next, tap on the Find Your Contacts option, where you can find all your friends from the contact list.
Step 5: Sync Contacts
If you haven’t synced phone contact then, click OK to sync your contacts.
Step 6: Tap Allow
Now, Tap on Allow to access your contacts.
Step 7: Check Contact Profiles
Now under Contacts, you will see all your friends using TikTok with the phone number they have shared with you
Step 8: Follow Account
Tap the follow button to follow your friend from contact.
That’s it; this is how you can find your friends on TikTok without knowing their username. If you didn’t find your friend, then they haven’t linked their phone number on the tiktok that they have shared.
Method 3: Find Someone On TikTok By Scanning A QR Code
If you want to find someone on Tiktok without knowing their username, you can search for them by QR code. If you don’t know how to scan the QR code on TikTok, follow the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Go To Tiktok
First, open the TikTok application by tapping on it. Log in with your account credentials.
Step 2: Go To Discover
Tap Discover with a magnifying glass icon
Step 3: Tap On Scanner
Click on the scanner from the top right corner of the screen.
Step 4: Turn On Flash
If it’s dark then, tap on the flashlight icon.
Step 5: Place QR Code
Place the QR code in the centre of the scanner until the scanner reads the QR code.
Step 6: Done And Follow
After it’s done, you will see the username of your friend. Tap the follow button to follow your friend and find their username and profile without using the username.
There you go, this is how you can use the TikTok scanner to scan QR codes and find someone on TikTok without a username.
Method 4: Search Someone On TikTok From Your Facebook Friends
This is the best method to find/search for someone on TikTok without knowing their username because almost all TikTok users connect their Facebook on Tiktok to gain followers and likes. However, the user must have connected Tiktok and Facebook together for this method to work.
If you don’t know how to search for someone on TikTok from your Facebook friends, then here is a step-by-step procedure mentioned below.
Step 1: Go To Tiktok
Open the TikTok application on your device. Tap on it and then log in to your account with your account credentials.
Step 2: Go To Profile
Click on the Me icon from the bottom panel to go to your profile.
Step 3: Click On ‘+’ icon
Next, click on the human with the plus icon in the top left corner
Step 4: Find Facebook Friends
From the options, tap on the Find Facebook friends option.
Step 5: Look For Friend
Check the username of your friend to see if the friend is the one you are looking for.
Step 6: Follow On Tiktok
Click on the Follow button to follow them on TikTok from the Facebook connection.
There you go, this is how you can search for someone on TikTok from your Facebook friends and follow them.
Can People Still Find You If You Change Your Username
The entire URL of the profile changes completely when you change your username. This also means that any previous links that you placed to get to your Tiktok account will all be invalid when you change your username.
Moreover, your new Tiktok username will be the tag to your account. So, all the previous mentions with your Tiktok username will not be valid anymore. This means that users will not be able to find you with the previous username tag.
So, the followers might be a little confused when you change your username. However, nothing more changes in the app when you change your username, so there is a possibility that the users will figure out that it is you with the new username.
Also, the users could use other ways to look for your profile that are mentioned in the above article. So, do not be definitely sure that users will not find you just because you changed your username.
Frequently Asked Questions
Some frequently asked questions on how to find and follow someone on Tiktok without their username are below.
How Can I See Someone’s Tiktok Without An Account
You can see the videos of a user on Tiktok without an account by just going to the Tiktok app and searching for the user. However, you cannot access a lot of the features on Tiktok without an account so it is best to just make an account and then follow the user. There is a possibility that the user can have a private profile so you need to make an account in such a case.
Can People See If You Search Them In Tiktok
No, Tiktok has no features that let users know when you look for them in the app. Moreover, Tiktok has no feature that lets its users check who viewed their Tiktok videos too. So, overall, stalking or even looking into someone else’s Tiktok is relatively anonymous.
Search Tik Tok User With Video
If you have the video of the Tiktok creator and want to find them then there will always be a username tag on the bottom right or left corner of the Tiktok video. Just look at the tag and then go to the search bar on the Tiktok app. There, type in the username, and you will find the user easily. Or, you can read the above article on the part where you search for a user with their username.You will find the elaborate process on how to do this action.
Lastly, search by TikTok QR code, Contact List, Facebook Friends, and Tiktok Name are the 4 methods on TikTok that you can follow to find someone on TikTok without a username. Here in this article, you will find complete guides to do so. We hope this article will be helpful to you.
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