How to Find Contacts On TikTok That Are Not Showing

Your Quick Answer: 

  1. If you can’t see contacts on Find Contacts on TikTok, then first open your Settings and open Tik Tok from the Apps section and check if you give the app Contacts Permission or not.
  2. You can see the ‘Invite’ option beside their names if they don’t have any Tik Tok accounts. With this, you can send them invitations to use the app.
  3. You can also face this problem when you have network issues.
  4. To fix this issue first, you must clear the cache files of your Tik Tok app. Go to your Settings and then open Apps, there find Tik Tok and open it, and from the Storage & cache section, clear all of the cache files of this app.
  5. If clearing cache files do not work for you, uninstall the Tik Tok app, open the Play Store (for iPhone, open App Store), and install the Tik Tok app again. Now again, log in to your account and check if the issue is solved or not. 

Why Can’t You See Contacts on Find Contacts on TikTok:

There are these reasons for which you can’t see the contacts on TikTok:

1. Contacts Permission is Not Allowed:

Using an app requires a lot of permissions like Storage, Contacts, etc., to perform some work on your phone. If you mistakenly deny the Contacts permission when launching the app, then you can not see Find Contacts on TikTok. To check if you have given the contacts permissions or not:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Click on the Settings icon, and open the Apps section, there search for Tik Tok.  

open the Apps section tiktok

Step 2: You can also tap and hold the app for a few seconds and tap the App info pop-up option.

 few seconds and tap the App info pop-up

Step 3: After entering the App info section, open the Permissions section, and if the Contacts option is turned off, turn it on. 

Contacts option is turned off turn it on

2. Your Contacts Don’t Have TikTok Account:

If you see that you have already given permission to the Tik Tok app to access your contacts and are still facing this problem, it could happen because your contacts do not have any Tik Tok accounts.

Your Contacts Don't Have TikTok Account

If they don’t use the Tik Tok app, you can see the ‘Invite’ button beside their name. You can send them the invitation to download and use the Tik Tok app by clicking this option. 

3. Network error or Slow Internet:

Network error is the worst situation for social media users that they face very often. It is a general cause for not showing contacts on Find Contacts on TikTok. It is not the app’s server issue; it is your network issue that comes from your side.

Network error or Slow Internet

As with the other social media app, Tik Tok also consumes a lot of data / Internet, so if you are using WiFi, you might not face this issue, but for mobile data packs, you might face this problem very often.

Sometimes for WiFi also, you can face this issue, so whenever you have this issue, try to switch the network, from WiFi to mobile data or from mobile data to WiFi, and try to use the places having a solid internet base.

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How to Fix if the Find Contacts on TikTok is not showing:

Try the following methods:

1. Clear Cache for TikTok App:

If you have been using your Tik Tok app for a long time and have never removed cache files from your phone storage, then you can see this problem. So always try to clear your app cache from your phone. It can fix your issue, and you can find your contacts on Tik Tok again. To fix the ‘Find Contacts on TikTok is not showing’ problem, you first clear your cache data.

So to clear your Tik Tok app cache from Android:

⭐️ For Android:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your phone Settings, go to the Apps section, and search for Tik Tok.

Applications-and-Permissions

Step 2: You can also press and hold on to the app for a few seconds to go to the App info section.

click-on-App-Info

Step 3: After entering the App info section, click on the options Storage & cache. 

Step 4: Open this section and tap on the ‘Clear cache’ option to clear all the cache files from your app.

Step 5: You can also tap on the option ‘Clear Data’ to delete your whole account and the cache files.

To clear Tik Tok app cache on iPhone:

⭐️ For iPhone:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your iPhone Settings, scroll down the page, tap on the option General, and then select iPhone Storage. 

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iPhone-Storage-on-iphone

Step 2: Here you can see the list of the apps that your phone has. Find Tik Tok from the list and open it. 

Step 3: After opening the option, you can see the option ‘Offload App’. Use this option to clear all the Tik Tok app caches.

Offload-App-on-iphone

2. Uninstall & Reinstall the TikTok App:

If you have tried the Clear cache method and did not get any fruitful results, it is time to start from the beginning. If the Find Contacts option on Tik Tok is not showing, it would be better to uninstall and reinstall the TikTok app from your phone.

Uninstall and reinstalling the Tik Tok app on iPhone:

⭐️ For iPhone:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Tap and hold the app for a few seconds and you can see a pop-up ‘Remove App’ will come along with ‘Edit Home Screen’ and ‘Share App’ options.

Remove App on tiktok

Step 2: Click on the ‘Remove App’ option and then press ‘Delete App’ to uninstall it.

then press 'Delete App' to uninstall it

Step 3: You can also use your iPhone Settings, and from the General section, click on the iPhone Storage option, open Tik Tok, and then click on the ‘Delete App’ option to uninstall it.

Step 4: To install it again, open your App Store and search for ‘Tik Tok’, then tap ‘Install’. 

search for 'Tik Tok', then tap 'Install'

Step 5: Then launch the app and log in to your account to check if your issue is fixed or not. 

Uninstall and reinstalling the Tik Tok app on Android:

⭐️ For Android:

Step 1: Go to the Settings, then open Tik Tok from the Apps section. Click on the ‘Uninstall’ option and press OK to uninstall it.

Unstall TikTok

Step 2: You can also tap and hold the app, and you can see the ‘Uninstall’ pop-up will come where you have to drag the app and leave it. Then press OK to uninstall it. 

Step 3: Now to reinstall the app. Open your Google Play Store, search for ‘TikTok’ and click ‘Install’. 

Install TikTok

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