How To Turn On Profile View On TikTok?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes

Are you curious about who is secretly looking at your TikTok account?

Worry no further!  There are two methods to check who sneaks a peek into your profile.

  • Profile page
  • Setting page

How to turn on profile views from the profile page?

Here are a few easy steps to turn on profile view on TikTok through the profile page.


Step 1:

Open TikTok and tap “Profile”

tap profile

Step 2:

Tap “Eye icon” along with the hamburger menu

tap eye icon

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Step 3: 

A colorful tab will show up.

Then tap on “Turn on”

tap turn on

Step 4:

Tap on the “Setting icon” to confirm that profile views are turned on

tap setting icon

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Step 5 :

Swipe the toggle icon on the right side to turn the profile views on, and you can see who visited your profile in the past 30 days. 

toggle icon is on (2)


Remember: On default settings, profile views are always turned off. 


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How to turn on profile views from the settings tab?

Here are the steps of turning on the view history from the settings tab.



Step 1:

Open your TikTok account.

Then tap “profile”

tap profile

Step 2:

First tap on “Hamburger 3 dot line icon”. Then tap on “Settings and privacy” 

tap hamburger icon

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Step 3:

Tap on “Privacy”

tap privacy

Step 4:

In the privacy section, navigate to “Profile views” and tap on it.

tap profile views

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Step 5:

On the next page, the “Profile view history” is turned off.

toggle icon is off


Tap or swipe the toggle icon on the right side to turn on “Profile view history”.

Here’s a preview.

toggle icon is on

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What is the profile view on TikTok?

The profile view feature will tell you who visited your profile in the last 30 days. You turn on the feature, and it will tell you who looks at your account. 

Why can’t I turn on profile views on TikTok?

If you are under 16 and have more than 5,000 followers, you can’t access this feature. To turn on profile views on TikTok, you must be above 16 years of age and have less than 5,000 followers. 

If I turn off profile views on TikTok, will they know?

They won’t know unless you turn the feature on. 

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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