How To Change Your Age On TikTok 2023 (Change Your Date Of Birth)

Timothy Mark
Timothy Mark - Writer & Editor
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Have you been restricted from using TikTok, or you’ve made a mistake when filling in your birth date, and now you want to change your age on TikTok?

TikTok allowed you to change your birthday to reflect your age, but you’ll not be able to do it manually, you’ll have to contact their Support Team.

If you want to change your age on TikTok, you’ll have to do it manually, this is to prevent underage users from explicit content on the app.

In this article, you’ll learn how to change your age on TikTok. Since you can only manually change your age, you’ll need to ask TikTok to change your birthday.

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How To Change Your Age On TikTok

To change your age on TikTok, you must contact their support team within the app, or by using email.

So if you’ve entered your age incorrectly while creating an account with TikTok and you want to correct it. Here’s how to go about it.

If you want to correct your TikTok age by emailing their customer support team, you can reach them at [email protected] to request a change for your age.

You’ll also be able to contact their support team through the Report a problem section on the app.

We’ve written how you can contact TikTok Support with their feedback form. Your Profile > Tap on the menu > Settings and privacy > Report a problem > Account and Profile > Editing Profile > Other > Need more help>

Step 1: Open TikTok

Open the TikTok app on your mobile phone and tap on Profile at the bottom right corner of your screen.

Step 2: Tap Settings And Privacy

From your profile page, tap the three lines at the top right and tap on Settings and privacy from the menu. 

Step 3: Tap Report A Problem

On the Settings page, scroll down to the Support section and tap on Report a problem. You’ll see different options you can report on.

Step 4: Tap Account And Profile

Once you’re on the report a problem page, you’ll see different options, tap on Account and profile.

Step 5: Tap on Editing Profile.

Tap on Editing profile, and from the options, tap on Others at the bottom of the page and then tap on Need more help.

Once you tap on the Need more help option, you’ll see a feedback form where you can contact TikTok if you want to change your date of birth.

You can use messages like “Hey TikTok Support, I need to change my date of birth because I incorrectly entered the wrong one while creating my account. Please, can you update it to the correct date?”

Just write a short note, explaining to them, then tap on Report once you’re done with the message.

If the message is well received by their support team, TikTok will send you a reply email asking you to verify your date of birth by submitting some government-issued ID to confirm your age and date of birth.

Once you sent it and they’ve confirmed it’s you, your age will be updated on your TikTok account.

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If you’ve incorrectly entered the wrong birthday while creating your TikTok account, you can change it by contacting their support team.

You’ll only be able to manually change it by contacting customer support to request a change on your age. TikTok doesn’t allow users to change their birth dates on their accounts.

TikTok removed the ability for anyone to change their birthday on the app in 2021, in other to protect minors from harmful content.

You’ll be able to use the email above to request that your birth date be changed, and if you confirm everything, it’ll be changed. You can also use the Feedback form.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you change your age on TikTok?

Yes, you can change your TikTok age, but you’ll not be able to do it manually on the app. You’ll need to contact their customers support team. This is because, in 2021, TikTok remove the ability to change your birth date once you’ve set your age.

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By Timothy Mark Writer & Editor
As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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