TikTok is completely offline in India: TikTok has now completely stopped functioning in India. After Tickcock was banned by the Indian government last night, the app was soon removed from both Google Play and the App Store. However, it continued to work for those who already had it installed on their phones.
Now, the TikTok app has stopped working on all devices, including the desktop website, and a user notification is displayed inside the app to inform users about the restriction. Also, TikTok, 58 other Chinese apps have also been banned in the country.
The TikTok app now shows a network error with a notice stating, “Dear users, we are in the process of complying with the Indian government directive to block 59 apps. Ensuring the privacy and security of all our users in India is our top priority. The app no longer loads the new recommended videos, and instead shows a network error.
The block appears to be being carried out continuously by the company, following the government’s instructions as a similar notice on the Tiktok website has been signed as the TikTok India Team. The same notice was also sent to app users as a push notification.
The website has a message informing users of the ban, and note that developers are working with the government to better understand the issue and take action. ‘At the time of writing, both the app and the website were completely down.