With billions of users around the world, TikTok has become the most famous social media app. So much so that it has left Facebook and Instagram behind. Do you remember the days when Facebook used to be famous? We can’t, because as much as we can try to recall, TikTok has always been popular among netizens. 

Even when the application was just used as a platform for dance videos, it still had a huge fan following. Now that the app has developed into a mega sensation, more and more users want to utilize it to showcase their content. Even though the app is easily available for mobile users, desktop and laptop users can’t access it easily. Several people want to use the application on their PC or laptop to make content but unfortunately cannot download it.

If you are looking for an easy way to download TikTok on your laptop, follow the steps we teach you and you would be able to access it on your laptop easily.

How to download TikTok on a Windows desktop or laptop?

As you all know the TikTok app is not available on Windows yet, but you can easily download it on Windows 7, 8, and 10 laptops/desktops by using an Android emulator. 

What is an Android emulator?

An Android emulator is a software application that allows you to download Android apps on your windows pc and laptop. The best Android emulators are:

  • Noxplayer
  • Dolphin
  • Citra
  • RetroArch
  • ePSXe
  • BlueStacks
  • AetherSX2A
  • Phoenix OS
  • LDPlayer
  • MEmu
  • AndY Android Emulator
  • Genymotion

Step by Step guide to download TikTok using LDPlayer

LDPlayer is the most popular Android emulator that is used to download TikTok on desktops/laptops.

  • First of all, you need to download files from the download link. Once you click the link, the downloading of the LDPlayer installation (.exe) file will start.
  • Once the file has finished downloading, click on the LDPlayer exe file to install it on your PC.
  • Once the installation is complete, open the LDPlayer application.
  • Make sure your internet connection is strong. Search for the TikTok application in the emulator.
  • Just like you do on mobile phones, click Install and download the TikTok application. 

There you have it folks a step-by-step guide to installing TikTok on the laptop using an android emulator.

Step by Step guide to download TikTok with APK file

There are more than two ways to download the TikTok application on your laptop, one we have explained before, and the other one is to download it with APK file. Although this method might not sit well with those who value their privacy. 

  • Step one is to download the TikTok APK file.
  • Import the TikTok APK file to the LDP layer. To import the file, first, you have to open the LDPlayer application.
  • Once the application is open, click on the three dots present at the top right corner. 
  • Select the option for APK file and choose the previously downloaded TikTok APK file.
  • Once you have imported the TikTok APK file to the emulator, the application will automatically install on your laptop/desktop.

Free TikTok video downloader

Once you have installed the application and have started using it, you can now download videos from it, not directly though. If there is a video you like and you want to download it without watermark on your laptop or phone, use the following link: https://tiktokdownload.video.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is TikTok available for PC?

As of yet, the application is not available on laptops and desktops. 

Is it safe to use Android emulators?

Yes, android emulators are safe to use but be sure to install them from trustworthy websites and steer clear of the malicious sites. 

How do I get TikTok for PC?

You can use an Android emulator to download the application. There are various emulates available on the internet that you can use.

How much RAM does LDPlayer need?

LDPlayer needs at least 4GB RAM. However, 8GB RAM is ideal for LDPlayer.  

Is LDPlayer for low-end PC?

LDPlayer is best for low-end PCs. It is built specifically to support 64 bit android games and apps and has the lowest CPU and RAM consumption.

Which Android emulator is best for downloading TikTok?

LDPlayer and NoxPlayer are the best android emulators for downloading TikTok on PC. These emulators are easily available for download on the internet.