How To Use Tiktok In Safari Browser

If you have been in Apple Ecosystem for a while now, you might know Safari is the major browser of any app product including iPhone and iPad. Despite Safari having the same name on all the devices, it has some differences here and there. So, here are the steps to use Tiktok in Safari browser.

Safari is used for many things, one of which is the ability to run TikTok on it and also download the TikTok app itself on the Macs. TikTok primarily an app, now can run in Safari as a web version. Even though TikTok on Safari isn’t exactly like the TikTok app itself, it has many similarities and advantages too.

About TikTok

Tiktok formerly known as is a free and popular social media application that allows its users to create, watch, and share videos with many other features. The TikTok app is stacked with features like video editing, adding music, and even recording videos. TikTok has over 1 Billion users currently and the craze for TikTok won’t stop anytime soon as it is entertaining, a platform to show your talent and many more.

TikTok is a place where you can find videos of every genre ranging from 15 secs to 5 mins now and soon the users will get to record 10 mins long videos too. The TikTok app isn’t just a source of entertainment anymore, it is a source of earning as well. You can use TikTok on many devices varying from smartphones (android or iOS) to desktops (PC or macs) as well.

About Safari

If you use a lot of Apple products or even if your primary device is an Apple product, you might know about Safari already. Safari is the built-in default browser of every apple product. Safari has a lot of features that make it the best browser for Apple products.

Using TikTok In Safari Browser

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Among many features of Safari, the ability to run TikTok is one of them. The TikTok in Safari runs seamlessly and without any problem. You can use TikTok on Safari by searching on the search bar of the Safari.

If you have confusion doing so, the steps to use TikTok in Safari browser:

Step 1: Open Safari

Simply open Safari by clicking on the app icon.

Step 2: Click On The Search Bar

Once you open your Safari, you will see a search bar that looks like a box. Click on it with your cursor.

Step 3: Type

After you click on the search bar, type This will open TikTok.

{Note: You can use TikTok without logging in to your account too. In case you want to use your Tiktok simply log into your account by using your login credentials. This is the same for Safari on every device.}

Downloading TikTok Itself From Safari

Another way to use Tiktok in Safari browser is by downloading the app itself. This can only be done in Macs and isn’t exactly using TikTok in Safari but you might get a better experience if you download the app itself. So it is also an option to download TikTok itself via Safari:

Steps To Download TikTok Via Safari

Even though the steps to download TikTok via Safari are easy for some, if you are a new user of Safari, you might face some problems. If you have any confusion about the steps, then simply follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Safari

As we will be installing The TikTok app from Safari itself, simply open Safari by clicking on the app.

Step 2: Click On The Search Bar

Once you open the Safari, click on the search bar. The search bar is usually at the top of the screen.

Step 3: Search TikTok For Mac

Once you click on the search bar, type “TikTok for mac”. This will show you the website through which you can download TikTok on your Mac.

Step 4: Open The Top Website

The reason to open the website appearing at the top is Safari will keep the safest and most popular option at the top for its users.

Step 5: Search For Install Or Download

Once you open the website, you should find an option to install TikTok. It is usually at the very beginning of the website and can be written as install or download.

Step 6: Confirm The Install

The Mac will show a notification pop-up to make sure you want to download the app. Make sure to confirm the installation. The TikTok app will be installed in some time.

Doing so will download TikTok for you in your Mac itself, even though you won’t be using the TikTok from Safari, it is downloaded from Safari. After you download the TikTok app on the Mac via Safari, if you have any problem using it, below is the step to use Tiktok on your Mac:

Step 1: Open Launchpad

Usually, the launchpad is in the dock menu. Simply click on it and it will open the launchpad.

Step 2: Open TikTok

Once you open the dock menu, you will find all the apps you have. Search for TikTok and launch it by just clicking on it.

Step 3: Log In To Your Account

This process is very simple and very similar to that of a smartphone. You simply need to log in using your login credentials. Then, you can also scan a QR code whichö you will find once you click on “Use QR”.

You need to scan the QR on the screen of your Mac by your phone.

Advantages Of Using TikTok In Safari

You might think what’s the difference between using the TikTok app and using TikTok on a Safari. Well, using TikTok on a Safari and not on the TikTok app itself has its list of advantages. Some of the advantages of using TikTok on a Safari are below:

Watch TikTok On A Big Screen

If you are using a smartphone only to use TikTok, you might get surprised by how big of a difference a large screen can make. The larger screen will let you see the content in a great view, you will not miss even a single detail. This advantage might only be for the Safari on mac but still is a great Advantage.

Editing On A Big Screen

Similar to the above point, this is also applicable to the Safari app of Macs. When you edit your TikTok on a big screen, you will have more options to play with your videos. You can even edit the very corners of your videos too. In general editing on a big screen won’t harm your eyes as much as it does while editing on a small screen.

Great Privacy Features

If you have been using Apple products for a long time now, you might have an idea of how concerned Apple is about the users’ privacy. All your data will be safe and there is a very low chance of your data getting hacked as Safari is built and developed by Apple. So is the case with TikTok, you won’t need to worry about your data getting leaked via your Safari app.

Content Tends To Load Faster

Unless you have an app is made by Apple itself, there is no way a third-party app will be faster than Safari on Apple products. Similarly, when you use TikTok on Safari, the videos will load faster than it does on your native TikTok app.

Disadvantages Of Using TikTok In Safari

As everything has its advantages and disadvantages, so does the use of TikTok in Safari. Some disadvantages of using TikTok in Safari are below:

Must download an emulator to run TikTok

As not all Safari of Apple products(Macs) support TikTok naturally due to it being a smartphone app, you might need to download an emulator to get excess to the TikTok app. Despite that, you won’t need to download an emulator to run TikTok on a website/Safari.

Unsuitable for a younger audience

We all can accept that using a smartphone or native TikTok is way easier than using a Safari. So is the case with using TikTok on a Safari. Similarly, younger children might have problems using a web version of TikTok properly as they can use it in the TikTok app itself.

Frequently Asked Questions

Even though many people are using Safari and TikTok for a very long period of time, they get confused or some questions every now and then. Some queries people have on how to use Tiktok in Safari browser are below:

Is It Safe To Login My TikTok Account In The Safari App?

Yes, logging in to your TikTok account in the Safari app is perfectly fine. Safari is optimized by Apple in such a way that your personal data will get very hard to steal.

Can We Use TikTok On Safari Without Logging In My Account?

Yes, you will be able to use TikTok on Safari even without logging in to your account but this comes with a catch. The catch is you won’t be able to upload anything in your feed.


Using TikTok directly from the app or using Safari, are equally fun methods to use TikTok. To use Tiktok on Safari browser has its own pros and cons which you should know beforehand. If you are benefited from the pros and the cons does not do any harm to you, it is good for you to use TikTok in the Safari app.

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