TikTok uses Shadowban to temporarily limit the reach of accounts that break its community guidelines. Videos of a shadowbanned account do not appear in hashtag results and For You page of other users. We will explain in this article how to get Unshadowbanned on TikTok.
The shadowban of an account lasts for nearly two weeks. It can do tremendous damage to the views of your TikTok clips. That is because your video will not appear in search results and the For You page of other users during that period. So, you will not get any views, likes, and comments from the appearance of your videos in others’ For You tab.
TikTok shadowban accounts with content involving hate speech, drugs, fake news, nudity, violence, and copyright music. TikTok does not notify accounts when it shadowban them. However, there are indirect ways to know if the platform has shadowbanned you.
For instance, if you notice a sudden drop in views, likes, and comments on your videos, TikTok may have shadowbanned you. You can further test this by trying to find your videos in the search results. If it does not appear there, TikTok might have shadowbanned you.
Fortunately, you do not have to wait two weeks to get rid of the Shadowban on TikTok. We have listed below the most effective ways to get rid of the TikTok Shadowban.
How to Make Your TikTok Account Unshadowbanned
Fix1: Delete Offensive and Inappropriate content
Identify which of your video(s) might have caused a shadowban on your account. Then, remove all the content from your account that other people might find offensive or inappropriate. Switching to a Pro account can help you find the content that made TikTok shadowban your account.
Pro accounts get free analytics tools that will help you find out when your engagement dropped surprisingly. Delete the content you shared just before the drop in your content engagement. It might be helpful to clear the TikTok app cache after removing the offensive content.
You may have to wait a few days before seeing your account get unshadowbanned. However, if the shadowban does not disappear even after several days, try the below method.
Fix2: Uninstall, then Reinstall TikTok
Sometimes updating the TikTok app can help lift the shadowban. So, uninstall your TikTok app, then install it again.
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