How to Download, Install and Use TikTok on Windows or Mac

by Sumit Sharma Digital Marketing Specialist

TikTok is a social media video app that allows users to create and share short 3 to 60 seconds videos. TikTok is a great place to show talent and share knowledge. Users can create and share short lip-sync, music, and looping videos. It is currently one of the leading short video platforms in various regions of the world, including the United States and Asia. However, the TikTok app is limited to the Android and iOS platform. But, there are many users who want to access and watch the TikTok videos on their computer.

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Here is how to download, install and use TikTok on a windows PC or Mac

As there isn’t any compatible format of TikTok application available, you can’t bring it directly to your Windows or Mac computer. You need to download and set up a program that sets a relationship between your computer and Android or iOS application. And, the BlueStacks emulator program is best in doing this.

How to download BlueStacks emulator on your PC or Mac

To play any Android or iOS application on a Windows or Mac computer, you need to download the emulator software in your system first. Once you install the BlueStacks in a system, the device will be able to download and run the mobile applications. Here are the instructions to download BlueStacks in your system.

Steps for Windows computer:

Note: Before beginning the procedure, ensure that your computer fulfills the minimum requirements for BlueStacks. It must be running on Windows XP or afterward with a minimum of 2 GB of RAM and sufficient memory space.

1.   Start your PC and log in with Administrator account.

2.   Now, visit ‘’ with a browser.

3.   Click the green ‘Download BlueStacks’ button.

4.   Click on the green ‘Download’ button near the top of the next page.

5.   Follow the prompts to start downloading.

6.   Now, run the ‘BlueStacks installer’ file that is stored in the Download folder of your system.

7.   And click the blue ‘Install Now’ button to install the emulator.

8.   Click on ‘Complete’ button, when appear.

Steps for Mac computer:

Note: In order to run BlueStacks on Mac, your computer must be running on Mac OS Sierra, High Sierra, or Mojave with minimum 4 GB of RAM and at least 4 GB of available space. Downloading and installing BlueStacks is a bit tricky in Mac. Here is how.

1.   Before beginning the process, close all other running programs.

2.   Now, visit ‘’ with a browser.

3.   Click the green ‘Download BlueStacks’ button.

4.   Now, click the green ‘Download’ button near the top of the page and follow the prompts to start downloading.

5.   Run the ‘BlueStacks installer.dmg’ file that is stored in the Download folder of your system.

6.   Now, click twice on the BlueStacks icon at the center of installing window.

If an error message popup on the screen, then open ‘System Preferences’ window and click on the ‘Lock’ icon near the lower-left corner. Input your Mac password and click on the ‘Allow’ button under the ‘Security and Privacy’ section.

7.   Click on the ‘Continue’ button.

8.   Then click ‘Install.’

9.   Input your Mac password, when asked.

BlueStacks will be successfully downloaded and install in your system. And, now you can access and use TikTok on your PC or Mac.

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How to download and use TikTok in your PC or Mac

Once the BlueStacks emulator downloads to your computer. Sign-in into it with your Google account and then visit the ‘App Center to download the TikTok app. Here is how.

1.   Launch ‘BlueStacks’.

2.   Click the ‘App Center’ tab at the top of the BlueStacks window.

3.   Do not click the button again and again. It takes a few minutes to start the engine.

4.   Input your Google account credentials for signing in to BlueStacks.

5.   Now, click the top-right ‘Search bar’ of the App Center screen.

6.   Type ‘TikTok’ into it and begin searching.

7.   Select ‘TikTok’ app from the searches.

8.   Click on ‘Install’ and ‘Accept’ to download and install the application.

Now, you can open TikTok, sign in into it, and start using it.

Billy Mark is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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