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Minimum age according to Kik
13+ Minimum age according to Kik

What is Kik?

Kik is a free social messaging app for mobile devices. Identified by a username, rather than a phone number, users can send messages, video, pictures, sketches, GIFs and live stream with friends, bots, groups and strangers. Users can also browse Kik sponsored apps, play games and listen to music using the internal browser.
AppsAndroid app, Apple iOS app


How do people use Kik?

Learn more about the benefits and risks associated with how people use messaging apps like Kik.

Kik is used for: anonymous communication, content sharing, gaming, in-app purchasing, live streaming, location sharing, messaging/online chat, online relationships, photo/video sharing, and video calling

How can you report online abuse, manage messages from new people or block someone?

How can you protect your personal information?

Key safety links

  • For parents
    Provides a range of safety information for parents and carers about using Kik.
  • Help centre
    Offers a range of general help, safety and security information.
  • Privacy policy
    Provides information on how Kik uses and protects your personal information.
  • Terms of service
    The terms you agree to when you use Kik.
  • Community standards
    Outlines the standards of behaviour that are acceptable on Kik.

Last updated: 17/10/2023