According to reports on Twitter, Reddit, and other social media, TikTok is on a ban wave that has resulted in the banning of thousands of accounts for no apparent reason. Learn how to submit an appeal on TikTok and get your account unbanned if it has been wrongfully banned. Like any other social media platform, TikTok has set community guidelines and content policies that creators, as well as users, must obey. If someone breaches them, their account is either temporarily banned shadowbanned, or permanently banned. However, the current ban wave on TikTok, which the users are talking about, seems to be a malfunction with the system. Many TikTok users claim that they did nothing wrong, but their accounts have been banned.
Why is TikTok banning accounts for no reason?
Since Saturday, October 8, 2022, there has been a big ban wave on TikTok, with thousands of accounts being wrongfully banned. The improper removal of TikTok accounts has sparked a social media backlash. Several people have reported that they did nothing wrong, did not post anything, and had no warning, yet their TikTok account was banned overnight. However, users are generally given a warning or a temporary ban/shadowban before their account is permanently banned. The reason for the widespread ban wave is unknown at the moment. It might be a bug in the algorithm or an issue with TikTok’s content management policy.
How to file an appeal to have your TikTok account unbanned?
On TikTok, getting your banned account unbanned isn’t easy. You’ll have to submit an appeal on TikTok and wait for their answer. If it’s a temporary ban, it will go away on its own after a while; however, a shadowban can be removed by making specified changes. However, if your TikTok account has been permanently banned, you must file an appeal explaining that you did nothing wrong.
- When your TikTok account is blocked, tap on the message to learn more.
- Tap “Appeal” after viewing the notification.
- Now follow the on-screen directions and submit the details.
- To explain the problem, use clear, accurate, and respectful language.
- Don’t use the appeal form to convey your frustration.
- Once completed, submit the appeal.
Note: If you didn’t receive a notification explaining the account ban, try accessing the TikTok website in a browser. If you didn’t get it there, try the next method listed below.
Wait for TikTok to investigate and reply to your problem. The response will be sent to you through email.
How to unban a TikTok account without filing an appeal?
If your TikTok account has been permanently banned (perma ban), you will not get a notification to file an appeal to have it unbanned. In such a case, you’ll need to contact TikTok’s customer service to get the permanent ban lifted from your account. Take the following steps:
- Start the TikTok app and sign in with a different account.
- Now, tap the profile symbol, followed by the three bars on the upper right.
- Then, select “Settings & Privacy.”
- Then, select “Report a Problem.”
- Scroll down and press “Suggestions” next.
- Now explain the fact why your account has been banned unjustly. Don’t forget to give the account information, which includes the username, phone number, and password.
- Don’t forget to include a password in your text.
- Once completed, submit the feedback and await a response.
That’s all. TikTok will then investigate your issue and respond accordingly.
How long does it take to get a response from TikTok?
TikTok normally responds to requests to unban accounts within 3 to 5 business days. However, given the magnitude of the latest TikTok ban wave, it will take them longer to respond to your appeal. Some TikTok appeals go unanswered, and you will not receive a response from them. If this occurs, do not hesitate to file an appeal and send one every three days. You should also use other methods like Twitter and email to contact TikTok’s support.
How to contact TikTok support on Twitter to Get unbanned?
TikTok offers a dedicated support handle on Twitter that you may tag in your Tweets and Direct Messages to request help in having your account unbanned. Thousands of people are doing so right now, as hashtags such as #TikTokBan, #TikTokBanWave, and #TikTokPermaBan are trending. You can do the same thing. Open Twitter and click on the Tweet composer. Now, state the issue that your TikTok account was banned wrongly and without warning. Tag @TikTokSupport, @TikTokCreators, and @TikTokUS. You can also tag TikTok’s CEO @ShouZiChew and COO @VanessaPappas to let them know about the issue. The more tweets they see, the faster a solution will be implemented.
Will TikTok unban the accounts banned in the mass ban wave?
TikTok is experiencing a widespread ban wave that began on October 8, 2022. Many TikTok accounts have been impacted and have gotten permanent bans. TikTok is a platform for people to express themselves. TikTok is a platform for users to express themselves. For context, a mass ban wave is an instance where a significant number of TikTok accounts are banned in a day due to an issue detected in their content or due to a glitch in the system. If the latest ban wave was caused by a malfunction, TikTok will instantly undo it and unban the accounts. However, if TikTok decides that these accounts deserve to be banned, there is no way for them to be unbanned. You can only appeal the ban and attempt to have it unbanned following the methods shared above.
Meanwhile, create an alternate TikTok account
After you submit an appeal on TikTok, tweet, and send letters to TikTok to have your account unbanned, start the TikTok app and sign up for a new account. This account will help you in using the site while your main account is unbanned. You can state in your profile bio that this is your backup account since your primary one was wrongly banned. TikTok can now be posted here. You can also use it to communicate with your followers. You were able to grow the first one; you’ll be able to grow it as well.
Don’t give up hope. You also have the option of changing platforms. Instagram is the ideal one with Reels. You can begin by redistributing your TikToks as Reels. We hope this article helped you learn how to submit an appeal on TikTok.