How to Delete a Comment on TikTok

This article explains how to delete comments on your TikTok videos from the app and use TikTok in a web browser.

How to Delete TikTok Comments in the App

Like other social media apps, TikTok lets everyone on the platform moderate comments posted to their videos by other users. You can also remove your comments if you make a spelling mistake or forget to tag someone correctly.

The easiest way to delete a comment on TikTok is by using the mobile app.

  1. Open the TikTok app and tap Me in the lower-right corner to open your TikTok profile.
  2. Tap the TikTok video that you want to moderate.
  3. Tap the comment icon that looks like a speech bubble.Screenshots of how to find comment options on videos in TikTok.
  4. Perform a long press on the comment you want to delete.If the comment is particularly offensive, you may want to tap Report before you delete it so that TikTok is aware of the account.
  5. Tap Delete.Screenshots of the delete option for comments on TikTok.TikTok does not ask for confirmation before deleting a comment, so make sure that you really want to get rid of it before you tap Delete.

How to Delete a Comment on TikTok via the Web

You can also delete TikTok comments using a web browser to log into TikTok with the same account that you use on the app. These instructions work on all popular internet browsers.

  1. Open your preferred web browser and go to the official TikTok website. Log in if you’re not already.
  2. Hover your mouse cursor over your avatar in the top-right corner and click View profile.The View Profile option on TikTok on the web.
  3. Click the video for which you want to moderate comments.Screenshot of selecting a video on TikTok in a web browser.
  4. Move your cursor over a comment. An ellipsis (three dots) should appear to its right.The three dot menu on a comment in TikTok on the web.
  5. Hover your mouse over the ellipsis and click Delete from the popup menu. It will immediately delete the TikTok comment.The delete option for comment in TikTok on the Web.

What TikTok Comments Should I Delete?

There are many reasons why you might want to delete a comment posted on one of your TikTok videos. Here are a few of the more common scenarios.

  • The comment is rude, offensive, or part of an online harassment campaign.
  • It’s a spam comment used to promote someone else’s TikTok account.
  • The user has replied to the wrong comment and has made a conversation hard to follow.
  • Someone left a blank comment on a TikTok video that says nothing.
  • The comment is okay, but you suspect it may be from a bot, fake, or spam TikTok account.

How Do I Delete Unwanted Comments on TikTok?

How to Delete a Specific Comment

  1. Go to the video you want to moderate.
  2. Tap the Comment icon.
  3. Then, press and hold the comment you want to delete.
  4. Select Delete.

How to Delete Comments in Bulk

If there are multiple unwanted comments, you can delete them in bulk.

  1. Select the video you want to moderate.
  2. Tap the Comment icon.
  3. Then, tap the Pencil icon on the top left corner.delete-multiple-TikTok-comments
  4. Select the comments you want to delete (up to 100 comments).
  5. Tap Delete, and confirm your choice.

How to Delete TikTok Comments on the Web

If you’re using the TikTok web app, follow the steps below to remove unwanted comments.

  1. Open a new browser tab and log in to your TikTok account.
  2. Go to your profile picture and select View profile.
  3. Select the video you want to moderate.
  4. Hover your cursor over the comment you want to remove.
  5. Select More options (the hamburger menu).
  6. Click on Delete.

Tweak Your TikTok Privacy Settings

One way to avoid unwanted comments on TikTok is to tweak your privacy settings and limit who can comment on your videos. There are three options available: EveryoneFriends or No one.



Everyone” means that anyone can comment on your video. Of course, using this option increases the chances of getting unwanted, rude, or offensive comments. But at the same time, letting anyone comment on your videos can boost your channel’s popularity.


If you select “Followers,” only the people following you can comment on your videos. Of course, they might sometimes post inappropriate comments, so you may still need to moderate their comments.


Only your friends can comment on your videos if you select this option. This means you’ll get comments only from the people that follow you and who follow you back.

Disable All Comments

You can also use the nuclear option of turning off comments completely. This means that no one can comment on your videos. As a result, you no longer need to moderate any comments. You can disable comments before uploading a new video or for existing videos.


To quickly delete unwanted comments on TikTok, select the video you want to moderate, and tap the “Comment” icon. Then, press and hold the comment you want to remove and select “Delete.” You can also delete comments in bulk. To prevent unwanted comments, tweak your privacy settings, and limit who can comment on your videos.

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