TikTok’s profile photos of its users have no in-app option that allows other people to download it.
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Indian mobile users browse Chinese-owned “Tik Tok” video-sharing app on a smartphone in Amritsar on June 30, 2020. – TikTok on June 30 denied sharing information about Indian users with the Chinese government, after New Delhi banned the hugely popular app citing national security and privacy concerns.
It is different from other social media giants, such as Facebook and Twitter, which offer its users the ability to grab other people’s display photos from their profiles.
Uploading TikTok Profile Pictures
However, that doesn’t mean there is no longer a way to upload profile pictures from TikTok, which is now the most viewed social media platform, at least in the US and UK. .
It is worth noting that the social media site also surpassed YouTube in terms of viewing time. Additionally, app downloads from TikTok are also in an upward trend. On the other hand, Facebook continues to lose new downloads.
That said, with the growing user base of the young China-based video-sharing platform, this guide should help some of its users navigate their way even better.
While saving a profile picture of another person is rarely necessary, there are some cases that really require knowing about this hack.
In fact, now there are plenty of websites that specifically allow users to save TikTok users’ profile photos, which even promises to be of high quality.
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How to download TikTok profile picture
That said, without further ado, here’s how to upload someone else’s display photo to the video sharing platform.
According to Business Insider, while uploading profile photos is not yet integrated with TikTok, it is still an easy task.
To make it even simpler, here is a simple step by step guide to do it:
- Open the TikTok app.
- Navigate to the profile of the user whose display image you want to save.
- Then click on the user’s profile icon to display a sharing menu.
- Then click on the “Copy link” option to get the profile URL.
- After that, send said link to your computer by messaging it to you.
- Open the profile URL on your desktop web browser.
- Then right click on the user’s profile picture.
- And click on the option “Open image in new tab”.
- Finally, right click on the high quality image and select “Save Image As …”
How to download TikTok profile picture on mobile
In addition to that, there is also a method to upload TikTok profile picture without the need of a computer. However, users should exercise a bit of caution as they will have to go to a third-party website.
One of the platforms that allows its users to download TikTok display photos without compromising on quality is TikTok Profile Picture Downloader from HowtoTechies.
Users will only have to copy the link of the TikTok profile whose photo they want to download by following the same process. Then paste it on said website.
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