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[2022 Update] How to See TikTok Search History?

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Cody Walsh

Updated: Jul 26, 2022 11:44 am

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TikTok is the most popular short video streaming platform that is especially popular among teens. TikTok is the perfect platform to get entertained and engaged.

There are times when you might want to see your TikTok search history to find what you searched at any particular time. If your kid is using TikTok, you might want to check search history and watch history to ensure that he has not been viewing inappropriate videos.

Today, we will illustrate how to find TikTok search history. We will also state how to see deleted search history on TikTok. Here we go!

How to See TikTok Search History on Phone?

Checking search history on TikTok is super easy, and the steps are the same for Android and iOS users. Here are the steps on how to see search history in TikTok.

Step 1: Open TikTok app on your phone.

Step 2: Tap on Discover option at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3: Once Discover screen opens, tap on Search field at the top of the screen.

tiktok discover

Step 4: You will see a drop-down list containing the recent searches you have made. You will also see the list of Suggested Searches by TikTok.

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But checking watched history TikTok is that much more difficult. TikTok does not have a direct Watch History option to check the videos you have watched on TikTok recently. Instead, you have to request your TikTok data from TikTok.

TikTok data contain all the information related to TikTok account starting from your watched history and login history to comment history and likes list. The steps on how to see watch history in TikTok on phone differ for Android and iOS users.

For iOS Users:

Here are the steps how to check TikTok history on your iOS device.

Step 1: Open TikTok app on your phone. Go to your TikTok profile from the bottom-right corner.

Step 2: Tap on three-dash icon at the top-right corner.

Step 3: From the menu, tap on Privacy option.

iphone tiktok privacy

Step 4: Under Privacy screen, tap on Personalization and data option.

Step 5: Under Personalization and data screen, tap on Download your data option.

iphone tiktok download data

Step 6: On the next screen, tap on Request Data button.

Your request will be placed under Pending status. It takes around a day's time for the request to get processed.

iphone tiktok request data

Step 7: When the requested data is ready to download, go to Download data tab. Tap on Download button.

iphone tiktok download

Step 8: You will get redirected to your default browser app where you have to log into your TikTok account.

Step 9: You will get a pop-up confirmation, tap on Download button. After downloading the file, unzip the file.

Step 10: Open the name labeled "Video Browsing History" and you will see your watched history TikTok.

For Android Users

The steps on how to check TikTok watched history for Android users are very similar like iOS users. There are only a few differences in steps and check out all the steps below.

Step 1: Open TikTok app on your Android phone. Tap on Profile icon at the bottom-right corner.

Step 2: Tap on three-dash icon at the top-right corner.

Step 3: From the menu, tap on Settings & Privacy option. Thereafter, tap on Privacy option.

android settings privacy

Step 4: On the next screen, tap on Personalization and data option. Thereafter, tap on Download your data option.

android tiktok download data

Step 5: Under Download TikTok Data screen, tap on Request Data button. Wait for the requested data to get available for download.

android request data

Step 6: Under Download Data, you will see Download button to download the requested data file.

Step 7: After downloading the file, you can access the file from My Files app. It is a ZIP file, and you should unzip and open Video Browsing History file to check your watched history.

Please note that if the downloaded ZIP file cannot be opened on your phone, you can email it on your computer. You can unzip the file on your computer and check Video Browsing History file.

Bonus: How to View Someone's TikTok Search & Watch History on Phone?

If you want to check someone's TikTok search and watch history remotely on your device secretly, you will need a remote monitoring app. We recommend KidsGuard Pro for Android viewer that you need to install on the target person's Android smartphone.

The app stays hidden so that the person cannot detect its presence. Thereafter, you can check his TikTok search history as well as watch history directly from your device. In fact, the app is the answer to your question how to see deleted search history on TikTok remotely.

Check Someone's TikTok Search & Watch History in 3 Steps

Here are the steps to deploy the app and monitor the target person's TikTok search and watch history.

Step 1. Sign Up a KidsGuard Pro Account

Use your email address to create an account for KidsGuard Pro for Android. Now, you have to purchase a suitable plan to proceed.

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Step 2. Install KidsGuard Pro Tiktok Viewer

Get the target person's Android phone, follow the onscreen instruction to download and install it allowing all the permissions required.

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Step 3. Check Tiktok Search & Watch History

On your device, visit the official website of KidsGuard Pro. Log into your account, and then you can go to Dashboard > Video Apps > TikTok to find the target person's TikTok Watch History and Search History one by one.

tiktok watch search history

Can You Get More from KidsGuard Pro for Android?

Along with monitoring the target person's TikTok search and watch history, here are several other phone data that you can monitor remotely and secretly with KidsGuard Pro for Android.

Monitor YouTube History:

Just like TikTok, you can check the target person's YouTube search and watch history directly from your Dashboard.

Live Recording:

KidsGuard Pro for Android allows you to record phone conversations on the target phone. Besides, you can record the target phone screen as well as listen to surrounding sounds.

Check Social Apps:

You can monitor the target person's social media conversations from your Dashboard. KidsGuard Pro for Android app supports monitoring WhatsApp, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Telegram, Tinder, and much more.

Monitor Browser History:

You can track the target phone's web browser history to find out if he is accessing TikTok from his web browser. Besides, you can check the visited websites and search history.

Check Text Messages and Call Logs:

You can read the text messages on the target person's phone. You can even inspect the call logs from your Dashboard to find out incoming and outgoing call details.

Remote Control:

You can capture screenshots of the target phone screen from your Dashboard. Similarly, you can get remote access to the target phone to capture photos of the surroundings.

Location Tracking:

KidsGuard Pro for Android allows you to track the target person's real-time location as well as the location history of the target phone. You can even set Geofence for alerts when the target person enters or exits the virtual fence.

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How to See TikTok Search History on Computer?

If you have a computer, you can download TikTok data easily and check TikTok search history on your computer. The steps to see TikTok search history on computer are the same for Mac and Windows PC. This is because the steps are performed on web browser, and hence, they are independent on the operating system of your computer. Here are the steps on how to view search history on TikTok from your computer.

Step 1: Open the web browser on your computer.

Step 2: Visit the official website of TikTok and log into your account.

Step 3: After logging in, click on your Profile icon located in the top-right corner.

Step 4: From the drop-down menu, click on Settings option.

tiktok settings pc

Step 5: Under Privacy section, click on Data and Download your data option.

tiktok data pc

Step 6: Under Request Data tab, select TXT located below Select File Format section. Thereafter, click on Request Data button.

Step 7: Go to Download Data tab where you can check the status of your request. Once your request is processed, the status will change from Pending to Download. Click on Download button to download the requested data file.

tiktok download data pc

Step 8: Unzip the downloaded file and click on View Browsing text file. You will see all the TikTok videos you have watched with timestamps and video links.

tiktok view browsing text file

Conclusion

To find your TikTok search history, you can simply tap on the search field. You will see the list of searches you have made recently along with suggested search. We have illustrated how you can check your TikTok watch history with timestamps and video links. We have listed the steps for smartphone and computer users. If you want to check someone's TikTok history secretly, we recommend KidsGuard Pro for Android Tiktok Viewer.

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By Cody Walsh

An experienced technology blogger and editor who has spent more than a decade writing about software, gadgets, and computing etc all over the Internet.

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