How to Delete TikTok Story

How to Delete TikTok Story

As you create content for your TikTok account, you may occasionally need to remove stories from the platform. Perhaps a post didn’t perform as expected, or maybe it contains sensitive information that no longer needs sharing with others. Whatever the reason, deleting a story is easy and can be done through either the app itself or on desktop. In this guide, we’ll cover step-by-step instructions for both methods.

Deleting TikTok Stories from Mobile

  1. Launch TikTok: Begin by opening the TikTok app on your mobile device.
  2. Swipe Down: From the main feed view, swipe down to access your own story content.
  3. Select Story: Choose the specific story you wish to delete and select it with a tap.

Deleting TikTok Stories from Desktop

  1. Visit TikTok Website: Using a computer or laptop, navigate to the official TikTok website (
  2. Sign in: Enter your account credentials (email/password/other login method) and sign into your profile.
  3. My Story:** On the left side of your dashboard, click on “My Story” or press F5.

How to Delete a TikTok Story

Once you’ve accessed either the app’s story view or the desktop website:

  1. Tap/Click Edit: You should see an edit button () appear alongside your selected story.
  2. Choose Options: Select one of three available options:
    • Remove: Deletes the entire post immediately, with no possibility to undo this action.
    • Re-record (For video): If you posted a video, you’ll have the option to re-shoot it from scratch instead.

Tips and Considerations

  • Deleting TikTok stories is permanent and cannot be reversed. Make sure you truly want to eliminate content before proceeding.
  • Story content includes captions, images, videos, GIFs (when available), audio clips (when permitted), hashtags (#keywords), mentoins (@mentions), or links shared within the story.

How to Remove Multiple TikTok Stories at Once

To streamline your cleaning process:

  1. Launch TikTok: Access the app as described earlier.
  2. Select Profile: Open your profile by tapping on it in the main feed view (top-center).
  3. Story Options:** Click/tap on three dots () at top-right to reveal a pop-up menu; then, choose “Edit Story” or tap and hold until this option appears.

  4. In the story editor:

  • Tick Select All: Enable both options in your new window:
    • Include media (This will cover videos too)
    • Only select unopened stories
  1. Tap “Remove“.

Alternatively: On desktop, visit while signed-in, then head to “My Story” and follow similar steps for removing multiple stories.

By now you should have successfully deleted one or more TikTok stories from both your mobile device and computer. Should any difficulties arise during this process, the official TikTok support channels will relieve troubleshoot your problem.