Do you want to delete some negative comments from your TikTok posts but don’t know how to do it?

If your answer is yes, you’re in the right spot.

TikTok is currently one of the most popular social media and video-sharing platforms among Genz and young audiences.

People are becoming insanely famous out of nowhere just by posting some short video clips on this platform.

But, with all these benefits, it also brings negativity.

You can’t really eliminate negative people from your social media life, no matter what you do. They will keep showing up to demotivate you.

But one thing you can do to keep all this negativity away from you is delete their comments from your TikTok posts.

If you’re new to the TikTok ecosystem, you might not know how to do it.

But don’t worry, we’re here for your rescue.

In this post, we’ll show you how to delete comments on TikTok posts quickly.

So, without wasting any further time, let’s dive right in.

How to Delete Comments on TikTok

Whether you want to delete a comment you have left on someone’s video or you want to delete some comments from your own videos, the process is almost similar.

You might be surprised, but deleting comments on TikTok takes less than a few seconds.

Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1. Login to your TikTok account and open up the video in which you want to delete the comment.

Step 2. Now tap and hold the comment that you want to delete until a menu pops up on your screen.

Delete comments on TikTok

Step 3. Then click on “Delete” and confirm the delete action.

How to delete comments on tiktok

Now, that comment will be deleted from the video’s comment section.

Remember, you can only delete your own comment from someone else’s video.

How to Mass Delete Comments on TikTok

Now, if you don’t want a single comment on your TikTok video and want to mass delete every comment, that’s also possible.

TikTok gives every user a feature to mass delete even thousands of comments with a click of a button.

Here’s how you can do that in just a few simple steps:

Step 1. Open up your TikTok app and head to the video where you want to bulk-delete comments.

Step 2. Now, click on the “Filter” icon that you can see in the top right corner of the comment section.

Mass delete comments on tiktok

Step 3. Click on “Manage Comments” from the popup menu.

Manage comments tiktok

Step 4. Then select all the comments that you want to delete from your TikTok video and click “Delete.”

Delete multiple comments on tiktok

Step 5. Confirm your action and all your selected comments will be instantly deleted.

Remember that TikTok only allows you to bulk-delete comments on your own videos. 

How to Turn Off Comments on TikTok

Let’s face it:

Deleting comments on TikTok can be a hectic and time-consuming task; after all, there’s too much hate and negativity on the internet.

If you don’t want to drain your energy and time on managing and deleting the comments on your TikTok videos, it’s better to turn them off.

Yes, you heard it right.

You can quickly turn off comments on your entire TikTok profile or even on certain TikTok videos by following simple steps.

And in case you change your mind, you can again turn them back on with no effort.

To turn off comments on TikTok for your entire profile, here’s how you can do it:

Step 1. Open your TikTok app and head over to your profile section.

Step 2. Now, tap on the “Hamburger icon” that you can see at the top right corner of your screen and click on “Settings & Privacy.”

TikTok settings

Step 3. Again, tap on “Privacy”.

TikTok privacy

Step 4. Then click on “Comments” under the safety section.

TikTok comments settings

Step 4. Now, under the “Who can comment on your videos” section, tap on “No one” to completely turn off comments on your entire TikTok profile.

Turn off comments on tiktok

If you just want to allow your friends to comment on your videos, tap on the “Friends” option.

But if you want to turn off comments for some specific posts, here are the steps you would have to follow:

Step 1. Head over to your TikTok profile and open the video in which you would like to turn off the comment section.

Step 2. Tap on the “Three dots” icon to open up the settings for the post.

Step 3. Now, tap on “Privacy settings.”

Step 4. Here, tap on the toggle button beside the “Allow comments” option to turn off comments for that specific TikTok post.

How to Delete Comments History on TikTok

If you don’t remember the videos in which you made comments, don’t worry; you can still delete them using your comment history.

TikTok has the data of all the comments you have made in the past, and you can easily access and manage those comments in just a few steps.

Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1. Open your TikTok app and head over to your profile section.

Step 2. Tap on the “Hamburger icon” from the top right corner of your screen and click “Settings & privacy.”

TikTok settings

Step 3. Now, click on “Comments & watch history” from the settings menu.

Comment and watch history tiktok

Step 4. And tap on “Comment history.”

Delete TikTok comment history

Step 5. Here, you can see the list of all the comments you have made previously on other videos. Find the comment you would like to delete and click on it.

Step 6. This will open the video for you. Now, you would have to follow the same process we discussed earlier in the post to delete the comment from that video.

Why Can’t I Delete Comments on TikTok?

Here are some of the possible reasons why you can’t delete comments on TikTok even if you have followed all the steps correctly:

  • Internet connectivity: Your internet connectivity might slow. Try to switch to a different network or try again after some time.
  • Server down: If TikTok’s server is running down, you won’t be able to delete comments or perform any activity on the platform. There’s nothing you can do from your end besides waiting.
  • Your app is outdated: If your TikTok app is outdated, you might face these types of issues quite often. So, it’s always advisable to keep your TikTok app updated.

FAQs Related to Deleting TikTok Comments

Is deleting comments on TikTok bad?

No, deleting comments on TikTok is absolutely not bad. Whether you want to delete comments on your own posts or delete some comments you have made on someone else’s posts, it’s totally your own choice.

Should I delete negative comments?

Yes, you should delete negative comments without any doubts. There should be no space for any negativity in your life.

Do people know if you delete their comments on TikTok?

No, they won’t know if you delete their comments, as TikTok doesn’t notify the other person once you delete someone’s comment from your post. However, if they revisit your post and notice the comment they have made is not visible, they might suspect that you have deleted it.

Can people see deleted TikTok comments?

No, no one can see deleted TikTok comments.

Does making a video private delete the comments?

No, making a video private doesn’t delete the comments on TikTok.

Conclusion

And that’s how you can delete comments on TikTok.

If someone is spreading negativity on your posts or you simply want to delete some comments you made on someone else’s posts, you should not think twice.

Managing your comments regularly is an essential part of your social media journey that you cannot avoid at any cost.

Jenna Marwood
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