How to Block a Sound on TikTok


Here’s how to block a particular sound on TikTok so you can have a more enjoyable in-app experience.

How to Block a Sound on TikTok

TikTok is a massive social media platform, with millions of videos being shared daily. Of course, you will not like every video that you come across. Some of those videos may also contain sounds you find annoying. Luckily, you can block sounds you don’t like so that you don’t have to listen to them. Here’s how to block a sound on TikTok.

How to Block a Sound on TikTok

To block a sound on TikTok:

  1. Find a video containing a sound you want to block.
  2. Tap and hold on the screen to bring up the options.
  3. Select the ‘More‘ option to the right of ‘Not interested.’
  4. Select ‘Hide videos with this sound.

There you have it; that’s how to block a particular sound you do not want to hear again on TikTok. Following the steps above will effectively block all videos that contain the song contained in the video you selected.

When you ‘Hide videos with this sound,’ you’ll no longer see videos that have that sound in them. Similarly, you can repeat these steps and choose to block all videos from a particular user. This can come in handy if you find you’re being shown many videos from the same user you are not interested in seeing.


How do you stop a specific sound on TikTok?

To stop a specific sound on TikTok, find a video containing the sound and press and hold on the screen. Select the ‘More’ option, and then select ‘Hide videos with this sound.’

How to use a sound from a video on TikTok?

To use a specific sound from a video on TikTok, find a video containing the sound you want to use. Press and hold on the song name on the bottom left, and then choose ‘Use this sound.’

How do you block something on TikTok?

To block something on TikTok, you can use Restricted Mode. To enable Restricted Mode, select Digital Wellbeing under the Settings and privacy settings, and change Restricted Mode to on. Doing this will limit potentially inappropriate content.

Can you block topics on TikTok?

To block certain topics on TikTok, you can turn on Restricted Mode from the Digital Wellbeing section in the TikTok Settings and privacy options.

What does restricted mode on TikTok do?

Restricted Mode limits potentially harmful content, and only displays content that is appropriate for all audiences.

For more TikTok guides, visit our TikTok Section.