How to Turn Off Repost on TikTok

Repost feature has been introduced in the earlier months of 2022 by TikTok. Repost feature allows the users to reshare or repost your favorite videos maintaining the authenticity and ownership of the original creator of the video. 

The repost feature resembles the repost of Instagram and retweet of Twitter but the main difference is that you cannot share every video available on TikTok but you can share only those videos that come under the ‘For You’ feed.

This is a type of an algorithm created by Twitter which aims at spreading the reach of the videos that are recommended to you.

How to Turn Off Repost on TikTok

Step 1: Open and launch the TikTok application on your phone. 

Step 2: Go to the ‘profile’ section at the bottom-right of screen.

Step 3: Tap on the three bars present on the top-right corner of screen.

Step 4: Go to the ‘settings’ and ‘privacy section’ and then select the ‘privacy’ option.

Step 5: In the privacy section, scroll down and tap on the ‘repost’ option.

Step 6: Then at last you need to turn off the video reposts option.

By doing this you ensure that nobody can re-share or repost your videos on TikTok.


The repost feature introduced by TikTok enables you to reshare the videos you like but only those videos that appear in the ‘For You’ feed.

It is an algorithm created by TikTok to spread the reach of the videos recommended to you. 

You cannot share any video available on TikTok through this repost feature.

The repost feature also makes sure that the ownership of the creator is maintained as it mentions their name when the video is reposted. 

You can turn off the repost feature by going to your profile on TikTok, then turn off the video reposts option in the privacy section of settings and privacy.