TikTok: How to modify the algorithm so that it offers other recommendations?

TikTok  is one of the most popular platforms of 2022, and  changing the algorithm to offer other recommendations will help users receive content they like the most. 


TikTok  is one of the most popular social networks today, it has more than 800 million active users around the world, its popularity reached its highest peak during the 2020 pandemic, due to COVID-19, where thousands of users became They stayed at home for quarantine, making them interested in the platform of short videos with music, the fun trends and effects.

The ‘For You’ tab on TikTok

TikTok has an algorithm that offers personalized content based on the user’s tastes, ‘For you’ is a tab that appears by default when opening the application, where it recommends content from other users that may seem relevant, however, the algorithms may not be right always, so it is very likely that the user wants to modify these recommendations by the app.

To modify the algorithm, it is not necessary to change the account, it is enough to do a ‘reset’ to the existing one. In order for the app to recommend diverse content again, the options range from clearing the cache, stopping liking certain videos and unfollowing accounts.

How to modify TikTok recommendations? 

To ‘win’ the race against the TikTok algorithm, users have compiled a large number of ‘hacks’, although the ones that mainly work are: 

Clear cache

  1. Go to user profile
  2. Choose the settings and privacy menu
  3. Delete cache and data with the option “Free up space”
  4. delete cache

Uncheck ‘Like’ on videos

  1. Go to the ‘Like’ tab on the profile
  2. Unmark videos with ‘Like’
  3. A popup may appear asking if the content ‘No longer interests you’ you can also choose to uncheck sounds and users

Unfollow creators

  1. Enter the TikTok app
  2. Enter the following section
  3. Unfollow content creators you like

Using these tricks, the application will recommend other types of videos, and although it won’t be on the same day, it will do so soon, allowing the user to rebuild their recommendations.