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TikTok is making its way to Fire TVs in the US and Canada, according to a blog post from Amazon. This comes just four months after TikTok launched a Fire TV app in the UK, France, and Germany — a TikTok representative confirmed to The Verge that the US version is the same. Once you download TikTok from the Amazon Appstore, you can open the app by simply saying, “Alexa, open TikTok.”
Unlike the existing More on TikTok Fire TV app, which limited viewing to a curated selection of videos, this newly launched app functions just like TikTok on mobile. You can sign in or create an account and begin exploring the For You, Following, and the Discover pages just as you normally would.
The app has an AutoPlay feature that allows you to play a…