How To Remove Profile Picture On TikTok 2022

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How To Remove Profile Picture On TikTok

Wondering how to remove your profile picture on Tiktok? We have got you covered.

Your profile picture is probably the first thing that pops up when someone views your TikTok profile, and people like to keep it captivating. But some people don’t want to show off their faces and wish to remove their profile pictures.

If you're one of those people, you would be delighted to know that it is possible to remove your profile picture or rather switch to the TikTok default profile picture. However, it isn't straightforward - unless you are hit with the notorious TikTok no profile picture error.

Here's what you need to do.

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How To Remove Profile Picture On TikTok

If you are reading this, the chances are you have tried removing the profile picture on your own, but couldn't find the remove picture option.

Although Facebook and Instagram allow you to remove your profile picture, TikTok doesn’t offer such a feature. TikTok's policy is that you must have a profile picture, and that's it. Whether it's a pitch-black picture or a cute photo of your puppy, a profile picture is mandatory.

It's a bummer if you are trying to remove your profile picture on TikTok, but don't despair. There is a way to remove your profile picture on TikTok and here is how it is done.

  1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
  2. Choose Edit Profile.
  3. Press Change Photo.
  4. Select Upload photo and download the below default TikTok profile picture and set it as your new PFP. Or you can choose to upload any random pic you like.
How To Remove Profile Picture On TikTok
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How To Get Rid Of Video Profile Picture On TikTok

Deleting profile videos on TikTok is pretty straightforward. Although TikTok doesn't allow you to remove your profile picture, the app has the option to remove your profile video. Thanks to this feature, you can get rid of your profile video without any hassle.

To delete your profile video on TikTok, follow these steps:

  1. Tap Profile in the bottom right.
  2. Tap Edit Profile.
  3. Press Change Video and select Remove video.
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That's it! Your profile video will disappear instantly. Once you remove your profile video, the profile picture you have set will appear on your profile. If you wish to remove it as well, just follow the instructions mentioned in the previous section.

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