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How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio, With Photos

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How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio, With Photos

Adding TikTok to your marketing strategy as a brand or influencer can be a no-brainer. As of right now, it’s one of the top social media apps, and it can increase engagement and boost your profile. But to make the most of TikTok, you should add a link to showcase everything you are selling or bringing awareness to. Here’s how to add a link to your TikTok bio.

What is a TikTok Bio Link?

A TikTok bio link is a clickable link to your website, shop, or anything of your choosing on your TikTok profile. If you want to sell more products, increase traffic to your website or shop, or make affiliate sales, this is an easy way to do it.

You can link your website or shop, another social media platform, or use a link-building tool like Linktree to have multiple websites and products under a single link.

Before You Get Started

First, before you get started with adding a link to your TikTok bio, you’ll need to have a TikTok business account. While you can have a link with a personal account, it won’t be clickable. If you have a personal account, you can convert it through the settings function on TikTok. But you can also set up a brand new business account. Keep in mind that you’ll also need 1,000 followers along with the business account for the link to be clickable.

Also, you’ll need to have the app added to your phone in order to update your bio and add a link. At this time, you can’t do it via the TikTok website.

Step 1: Open Your TikTok Account

If you don’t have a business TikTok account, you can do it easily via your phone and the TikTok app. You’ll go to Settings and privacy, click account, and then click “Switch to Business Account”. Once you do this, you can confirm with TikTok that you want to make the switch.

If you already have a business account, you can skip to step two.

How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Open your TikTok account.
How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Go to Settings and Privacy
How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Click account.
How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Switch to Business Account

Step 2: Click On Your Profile

Now you’ll want to click on your profile again. Then, you’ll want to click the “Edit profile” button. From there, TikTok will showcase the ways you can edit your profile, including adding your bio information and a link.

How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Now you will need to click on your profile again.

Step 3: Enter A Link

While you can just add a link for viewers and users to click on, we highly recommend that you include a quick bio. Then, you can add the link that you want people to click on. Be sure to include your full website address, including the HTTPS.

How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Then you can add a link you want people to click on.

Step 4: Submit The Link

Once you’ve added your bio and link, you’ll need to click the save button in the top-right handed corner. This will update the information on your profile.

Step 5: Check The Link

Now that you’ve added your bio link, you can check to confirm that it’s on your profile. Simply navigate back to your profile page and check underneath the “Edit profile” button. If your bio and link were saved, you’ll be able to see them and click the link.

How to Add a Link to Your TikTok Bio
Check the link.

How to Add a Link to TikTok

Now you know how to add a link to TikTok. This process should take less than five minutes as long as you have a business account with TikTok. And, you can change this link at any time following the same steps we’ve listed above.

In the video below from Brain Tech Tutorials, you can watch a visual walk-through of how to add a link to your TikTok bio.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you make a clickable link in TikTok bio?

You’ll need to have a business account on TikTok in order to create a clickable link on your profile.

Why can't I put a link in my TikTok bio?

You can only add a link to your bio if you’re using the TikTok app, as the website doesn’t have the option to update your profile. Also, you can add a bio with a personal or business account, but only business accounts allow clickable links.

Why do I need 1,000 followers to have a clickable link?

Unfortunately, these are the rules for TikTok. Our guess is that they do this to weed out spam accounts and to ensure that you have something worthwhile to share.

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