How to Turn On Ad Authorization on TikTok

You can have the ad authorization on your TikTok account activated if you wish to. Do you find it difficult to do so? Possibly because you do not know how to go about it?

In this article, learn how to activate the ad authorization function on your TikTok account among other things about the TikTok as an authorization tool on the TikTok app.


Ad Authorization on TikTok

What Does Ad Authorization on TikTok Mean?

Ad authorization on TikTok means giving marketers, brands and advertisers the right to advertise with the contents of your TikTok videos.

The right is all-inclusive. What this connotes is that when you authorize the use of your video content for ads, you do not get to choose which of the contents would be used by marketers and what kind of ad the content will be used for.

Giving authorization for the content created on your TikTok account to be used for advertisement is delicate. It is therefore important to note that turning ON this feature is completely voluntary.

Now, you have an understanding of how the ad authorization on TikTok works. If you are fine with what it entails and wish to go on with enabling the feature on your account, read further to find out how.

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How to Turn ON Ad Authorization Using an iOS Device

Independent of whether you are using an Android or an iOS device, you can turn on the ad authorization feature of your TikTok account.

With an iOS device, the steps below will serve as a guide on how to turn ON ad authorization on TikTok.


Step 1: Open the TikTok app

Go to the app section of your iPhone. Most times, the TikTok app is a part of the home screen. Tap on the app to launch the TikTok platform.


Step 2: Open your profile

Navigate to your account. Scroll to the end of the page and look out for the “Me” icon on the right side of the page. Tap on the icon to have your profile page opened.


Step 3: Go to Settings and Privacy

When you have the profile page displayed, on the right-hand side of the upper part of the page, you will find a three-lined icon. Tap on the icon to have the Settings and Privacy page displayed.


Step 4: Select Privacy and Safety

From the options present in the Settings and Privacy section, select the Privacy and Safety option by tapping on it.


Step 5: Enable Ad Authorization

When Privacy and Safety have been launched, Ad Authorization will be one of the options that will be available under this section.

Toggle the Ad Authorization feature to enable it. Once it has been enabled, the authorization switch will become green in colour.

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How to Turn ON Ad Authorization Using an Android Device

Turn ON the TikTok ad authorization feature using an Android device. Do this with the help of the steps below:


Step 1: Open your TikTok account

Search for the TikTok app on your Android device and tap on it to launch the platform. If it does not open up to your account directly, go to your account.


Step 2: Launch your profile

On your account, navigate to the base of the page and select the Me icon found on the right side of the page. Tapping on this icon will open your profile.


Step 3: Launch Settings and Privacy

On the profile page, for your Android device, you will find a three-dotted icon (•••). That icon leads to the Settings and Privacy page of the account.

Tap on the icon to go further.


Step 4: Choose Privacy and Safety

Among the options that would be found in the Settings and Privacy section of the account, search for Privacy and Safety and tap on it to select the option.


Step 5: Turn ON the Ad Authorization

Under Privacy and Safety, go to Ad Authorization and toggle the switch by its side. The switch will become greenish when you turn ON the feature.

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The Benefits of Joining Amplify or Turning ON the Ad Authorization in TikTok

If you are not sure of what you stand to gain if you enable ads on your TikTok account, or joined the TikTok amplify (this means the same thing as authorizing ads on your account), here are a few benefits of enabling this feature in your account.

  1. Authorizing ads on your TikTok account will grant you a larger audience. You will get more views as marketers and brands will scout through your content for the ones they can use for their ads.
  2. As a content creator, you have the chance of being sort for. If you produce good content of high quality, authorizing ads on your account can put you in a position where your services can be employed by others. If you made use of a particular brand in your video, you can get singled out for the brand for advertising purposes.
  3. With an increase in your audience and the likelihood of being reached out for content creation services, this means a chance of making more financial profit and increasing your network base.


How to Turn On Ad Authorization on TikTok FAQs


I cannot find an ad on my TikTok profile even after authorizing ads in my account, what is wrong?

Nothing is wrong. The thing you need to know is that authorizing ads on your account permits your content to be used for advertising purposes.

This does not mean that you will get ads on your TikTok account.


How can I request for an ad done with the content I generated to be removed after disabling the ad authorization feature on my account?

Actually, you cannot request for any ad created with your content to be removed if the ad was done while you still had the ad authorization feature turned on in your account.

Even after you have disabled the feature. You can only report a brand that uses your content without your consent for copyright infringement.

But, with the feature still turned on as at the time of the creation of the ad, you had given your consent to it and there is pretty much nothing you can do about it.

This is the more reason you should not give the authorizing of your content for ads if they are things you might not be comfortable with promoting especially with your content and face.


What can I do to ensure that my content is promoted on TikTok?

When marketers are scouting for content, they are looking for content that is void of copyright or potential copyright issues.

Therefore, to promote your content on TikTok, ensure you are creating original videos with original sounds or sounds usable for monetizing purposes.


How can I turn off the ad authorization feature if I do not wish to have it enabled in my account anymore?

You can easily have the ad authorization feature turned off in your account by following the steps below:

  1. Launch your TikTok application and go to your account.
  2. Open your profile by selecting the Me icon at the base of the page.
  3. Open Settings and Privacy on your account by tapping on the three-dotted (•••) icon.
  4. Go to Privacy and Safety and toggle the ad authorization switch to have the feature turned off.



If you are looking out for ways to promote your TikTok videos and put your content out there, then, turning ON the ad authorization feature is one way you can do this.

This way, you will increase the audience for your content and increase your chances of being sort for content creation.


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