TikTok for Business setup

You need to do the following to setup the TikTok for Business connector:

  1. Create a TikTok for Business Account.
  2. Register as a developer.
  3. Create a developer app.
  4. Get an app ID and secret from your developer app.

Create a TikTok for Business Account

TikTok for Business’s guide on how to create an account can be found here.

Register as a developer

TikTok for Business’s guide on how to register as a developer can be found here.

Create a developer app

TikTok for Business’s guide on how to create a developer app can be found here. When creating the app set the fields as follows:

Field Value
Advertiser redirect URL The OAuth redirect URL of your Cyclr account. This has the format https://{Your Cyclr service domain e.g. app-h.cyclr.com}/connector/callback.
Scope of permission The following scopes need to be enabled for the connector to function correctly:
Ad Account Management > Ad Account Information > Read Ad Account Information
Audience Management > All

Get an app ID and secret

Find your created app under the My Apps section of the TikTok for business website here. Select the app you want to install the connector using and make note of the App ID and Secret. These are both required to install the TikTok for business connector.

Cyclr setup

The TikTok for Business connector can be used with two different authentication types: Production Installation or Sandbox Installation. The production installation should be used for live production accounts and the sandbox installation should be used for sandbox accounts. The Advertisers > List Advertisers method will not function when using the sandbox installation. Please see the additional information section for details on TikTok for Business sandbox account setup.

Console setup (production)

To setup the TikTok for Business production connector within your Cyclr console:

  1. Go to your Cyclr Console.
  2. Select Connectors > Application Connector Library at the top of the page.
  3. Use the search box to find the TikTok for Business connector.
  4. Select the Setup Required icon.
  5. Enter the below values, omitting this step will allow you to use different settings for each account on installation:

    Value Description
    Client ID The app ID of your TikTok for Business app.
    Client Secret The secret of your TikTok for Business app.
  6. Select Save Changes.

Account setup (production)

You will be asked for the following values when installing the TikTok for Business production connector within an account:

Value Description
Environment The environment to install the TikTok for Business connector in. Select Production.
Client ID The app ID of your TikTok for Business account, if you did not enter this in step 5 above.
Client Secret The secret of your TikTok for Business account, if you did not enter this in step 5 above.

Account setup (sandbox)

You will be asked for the following values when installing the TikTok for Business sandbox connector within an account:

Value Description
Environment The environment to install the TikTok for Business connector in. Select Sandbox.
API Key The access token of your TikTok for Business app sandbox ad account.

Additional information

TikTok for Business sandbox account setup

TikTok for business has sandbox account functionality for testing. You can find TikTok for Business’s guide on how to set this up here. Make note of the Access Token generated when doing this as it will be needed when installing the sandbox installation version of the connector.

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