TikTok on Kyte Set Up Guide
Last updated, May 2024

Setup Instructions

The videos below provide a visual representation of the set up flow. Please refer to the steps below for step-by-step instructions on how to set up your integration.


Video guide

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How to set up Kyte

1. ​Log into your Kyte app and select your Online Catalog.

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2. ​Toggle on Publish Online Catalog.

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3. ​Log into your TikTok account and tap the 3-dash icon in the top right. Then, select Settings and privacy.

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4. ​Select Manage account

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5. ​Select Switch to Business Account.

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6. Click Next to confirm.

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7. ​Choose the industry that best describes your business.

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8. ​Go to your Kyte app and select Online Catalog.

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9. ​Select Social Media & Other

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1​0. Enter your profile information. Then select Partner Integration.

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11. ​ Select TikTok.

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12. ​ Select Integrate with TikTok to confirm

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13.​ Log in to your TikTok account (previously converted to TikTok Business account) to continue integration.

  • ​Or Sign Up for a new TikTok account.

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14. Select Authorize to connect your TikTok account.

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15. ​Having successfully authorized and connected your TikTok account, choose to connect (or create) your TikTok Business Center.

  • If you have previously signed up for a TikTok for Business Account using your TikTok Account

    here, you will notice that your TikTok For Business account is already connected.

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16. Then connect your TikTok Ad account or select an existing TikTok Ad account associated with your TikTok For Business account and click Connect.

  • ​To create a new TikTok Ad account, click Create new.

  • ​To connect an existing TikTok Ad account, select one that belongs to your TikTok For Business account* and click Connect.

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17. Then connect your TikTok Ad account or select an existing TikTok Ad account associated with your TikTok For Business account and click Connect.

  • ​To create a new TikTok Ad account, click Create new.

  • ​To connect an existing TikTok Ad account, select one that belongs to your TikTok For Business account* and click Connect.


18.​ Having successfully connected your TikTok account, TikTok For Business account, TikTok Business Center, and Ad account, you should see check marks beside each of them:

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19. The next step is installing the TikTok Pixel embedded in our integration:

  • ​If you do not currently have a developer-mode Pixel, or have installed your developer-mode TikTok pixel recently (<2 months of use), follow the instructions below:

    • Remove your existing developer-mode TikTok pixel from your commerce site - Make sure any active campaigns are not currently using it.

    • Return to the integration set-up and click “Create New” to create and install a new pixel.

    • Make sure the “Advanced Matching” feature is ON to improve the match rate between TikTok ad clicks and conversions that happen on your website.

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  • If you are an established developer-mode pixel user (>2 months of use) and prefer to keep yours, follow the instructions below.

    • ​Proceed with the integration set-up and click “Create New” to create and install a new pixel.

    • After completing the integration setup in all its parts (see the following pages), you will be able to remove the newly-installed pixel with the support of your developer by following the instructions here. You will then be able to use your existing developer-mode Pixel and the new integration seamlessly.

Note: By deactivating the newly-installed pixel, you won’t be able to leverage the Advanced Matching feature.


20. ​ Set up your product catalog sync by clicking Create New. This will sync your existing product catalog onto your TikTok Business Center.

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21. Once each section is completed, click Finish Setup.

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22. Confirm the successful setup of your integration.

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23.​ You can then choose to begin campaign creation.

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Campaign Creation

Note: If you select Create Now, you will be taken to the ad creation module.

1. ​Fill out all the fields needed to generate a conversion campaign.

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  • ​Campaign Name — Choose a name for your ad campaign. This is for internal reference only and is not visible to users.

  • ​Promotion Type — Select what you will promote (a product from your synced catalog or your store’s homepage URL).

  • ​Ad Creative — Set up your video creative by either uploading your own video or utilizing TikTok’s Smart Video creation tool.

  • ​Display Name & Profile Image (under Advanced Settings) — Deliver your ads with a custom profile image and display name that will be shown to users.

  • Conversion event — Select which event you want to optimize for.

  • ​Audience targeting — Choose an audience you would like to target based on your product and experience

  • ​Budget & Schedule — Set your campaign budget and schedule the first date & time for delivery. The system will automatically optimize delivery to keep the best cost-per-action.


Smart Video Generator Tool

1. ​If you don’t have an existing video, you can use TikTok’s Smart Video Generator tool to automatically create a video using product photos and images uploaded from your computer. This is a helpful solution if you don’t have video production capability or video editing experience.

2. Click Create video under Ad creative to get started.

  • ​Drag and reorder images to finalize the flow of the video ad.

  • ​Optionally add a discount price and product information text.

  • ​Set the video style:

    • Dynamic — The video generated is fast-paced.

    • ​Peaceful — The video generated is slower-paced.

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3. ​Select Next

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4. You will be prompted to add your Payment information. Enter your Business address, Tax Information, and click Next. Please note that only Manual payment is supported in Brazil.

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5. ​Click on Add Balance and enter your desired amount. Next, select your preferred payment method, and click Make Payment to fund your account.

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Note: Billing & Payment information must be set up in order to start creating and delivering ads


6. ​You will then be prompted to Submit your campaign.

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Note: You will be taken to your Kyte dashboard if you select Start Later.



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