Create a new Kik account

Creating a new account on Kik is easy!

After downloading the app, open it on your device and complete the following steps:

  1. Select Join.
  2. Tap Accept to agree to Kik’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
  3. Add your birthday.
  4. Create your username.
    1. If the username is available you'll see a green checkmark next to it. 
    2. If you see a red "X" it means the username has been taken. If you do see this, you can try adding numbers to the end or creating a variation of the username. 
    3. We don't have an inactive username policy so if someone else has already created an account with the username you'd like, you'll have to use a variation of it. 
    4. If someone is using your registered trademark or copyright, contact us here
  5. Create a strong password.
      1. Passwords must be a minimum of 6 characters long and contain a combination of at least one upper case letter and one number. Learn how to create a strong password here.
      2. For your safety and security, please do not share your password with anyone.
  6. Enter a valid email.
    1. This is the email we'll use to contact you. 
    2. If the email you provide isn't valid or accessible, there will be no way for you to reset your password or deactivate your account in the event that you need to do so. 
    3. If your email hasn't been used already, you'll see a green checkmark next to it.
    4. If you see the message "Email already taken" and you've never signed up for Kik before you can remove it here and free your email up for your own use.
  7. Tap Done to complete the registration process.

After you sign up you’ll receive a confirmation email from us. If you don't see the email in your inbox, be sure to check your junk mail folder in case it was filtered there.

Having trouble creating a new account? Take a look at our troubleshooting guide here or go here if your birthday isn't being accepted during registration.

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