India has put a ban on TikTok in 2020, the USA moving towards blocking video-sharing service in the future as well. Japan might also follow the steps of India and block the app. If TikTok is already blocked in your country or in case it gets banned in the future, this article is for you.
What is the reason behind the TikTok ban?
One of the hottest social media platforms that has more than two billion users slowly getting banned. The government of India removed TikTok from the App Store and Google store so its citizens won’t be able to connect to any videos. The officials claimed there is a national security concern behind the TikTok ban.
The U.S has been talking for a while in 2020 about shutting down TikTok. According to recent news, the government is putting restrictions not only on TikTok but on WeChat as well. Neither new Wechat downloads nor new updates will be made as of September, 20.
As for TikTok, there are different ban dates in the picture. September, 20 and November 13 were both mentioned before. Different dates might mean that TikTok has until November, 12 and if you downloaded the app before September, 20 you might still be able to use it.
How to unblock TikTok with VPN?
Here are some ways to access TikTok. If you already downloaded the app before the ban was lifted and your internet service provider is blocking access to TikTok, you can simply download VPN to your device, choose a server in the country, where TikTok is not blocked, and connect to it. That would be all, you can open the app and enjoy using it as you used to.
In case you want to use the TikTok app after the ban was lifted, but you didn’t download it, you will have to access another country’s Google Store or App Store where TikTok is still available.