Douyin (the Chinese-language version of TikTok) is a popular social media application that enables users to share and view short videos. It is a free app available on both iOS and Android platforms. However, Douyin is restricted to users in mainland China. If you are seeking guidance on how to download Douyin on your phone, please follow the instructions below.
1. How to download Douyin on an iPhone
This guide applies to all iPhone models, including newer ones such as the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and iPhone 14.
- Change the Country or Region on your Apple ID to Mainland China.
- Open the App Store, search for Douyin (抖音 in Chinese characters), and install it like any other app.
Step 1: Access the Settings app on your iPhone, then select Apple ID and click on Media & Purchases.
Step 2: Next, select View Account > access the Country/Region section.
Step 3: Tap on Change Country or Region, then find and select China Mainland.
Step 4: Click Agree and select “None ” the last option as shown below, then click Next to complete the region change process.
You do not need to be too precise when entering your name and billing address.
Step 5: Go to the App Store, search for Douyin or 抖音, then install it like any other app.
Tip: Every day on Douyin, there are millions of highly engaging short videos posted. You can download these videos and share them on other platforms such as TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, etc. to increase your followers. This helps to promote your products and services more effectively. However, when downloading and sharing videos on other platforms, you should also pay attention to the video copyright to avoid violating the law and being sued. Don’t forget to use DouyinMate – Douyin video downloader without watermark!
2. How to download Douyin (TikTok China version) on Android phone
Downloading and installing Douyin app on an Android phone is much easier than on an iPhone. You only need to access the official Douyin website, download the APK file, and then install it. Let’s see the details below!
- Access douyin.com website and download the .apk file of the app
- Install Douyin app using the downloaded .apk file
Step 1: Open your browser and access the official Douyin website at this link > then click on “立即下载” (white button as shown in the image below).
Step 2: The browser will redirect to the Douyin app download page, where you click on the “立即下载” button (as shown below).
Step 3: After downloading the .apk file, you can install Douyin app like any other app on your Android device.