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TikTok OpenSDK for iOS - Quickstart

TikTok OpenSDK is a framework that enables your app's users to log in with their TikTok accounts and share images and videos to TikTok. This SDK is available for download through Swift Package Manager and CocoaPods. Checkout tiktok/tiktok-opensdk-ios on GitHub!

Getting started

The following are the minimum system requirements:

  • iOS version 11.0 or later
  • XCode version 9.0 or later

Register your app with the TikTok for Developers website

  1. Sign up for a developer account on the TikTok for Developers website.
  2. Create a new app, add the required details, and submit it for review.

Upon approval, you will be provided with a client key and client secret that is unique to your app which you can view on the TikTok for Developers website.

Install the SDK

Swift Package Manager

Add the library to your XCode project as a Swift Package:

  1. In XCode, click File -> Add Packages...
  2. Paste the repository URL:
  3. Select Dependency Rule -> Up to Next Major Version and input the major version you want (i.e. 2.2.0 You can find the latest release here.)
  4. Select Add to Project -> Your project
  5. Click Copy Dependency and select the libraries you need (TikTokOpenAuthSDK, TikTokOpenSDKCore, TikTokOpenShareSDK)


  1. Add the following to your Podfile:
pod 'TikTokOpenSDKCore'
pod 'TikTokOpenAuthSDK'
pod 'TikTokOpenShareSDK'
  1. Run pod install --repo-update.

Configure your Xcode project

  1. Open your Info.plist file and add or update the following key-value pairs:
    1. Add the following values to LSApplicationQueriesSchemes:
      1. tiktokopensdk for Login Kit.
      2. tiktoksharesdk for Share Kit.
      3. snssdk1233 and snssdk1180 to check if TikTok is installed on your device.
    2. Add TikTokClientKey key with your app's client key, obtained from the TikTok for Developers website, as the value.
    3. Add your app's client key to CFBundleURLSchemes.
  1. Add the following code to your app's AppDelegate:
import TikTokOpenSDKCore

class AppDelegate: UIResponder, UIApplicationDelegate {

    func application(_ app: UIApplication,open url: URL, 
                     options: [UIApplication.OpenURLOptionsKey: Any] = [:]) -> Bool {
        if (TikTokURLHandler.handleOpenURL(url)) {
            return true
        return false
    func application(_ application: UIApplication, 
                     continue userActivity: NSUserActivity, 
                     restorationHandler: @escaping ([UIUserActivityRestoring]?) -> Void) -> Bool {
        if (TikTokURLHandler.handleOpenURL(userActivity.webpageURL)) {
            return true
        return false

  1. If your application makes use of the SceneDelegate, you will need to add the following code to your SceneDelegate file.
import TikTokOpenSDKCore
class SceneDelegate: UIResponder, UIWindowSceneDelegate {

    func scene(_ scene: UIScene, 
               openURLContexts URLContexts: Set<UIOpenURLContext>) {
        if (TikTokURLHandler.handleOpenURL(URLContexts.first?.url)) {