The White House said US downloads of the application on the Apple Playstore and Android's Google Play will be restricted from Sunday and all of TikTok US operations will be banned on November 12 unless the company ceded its local controlling equity and technology to an American firm.
In August, Trump threatened to ban the application in the United States, citing wider concerns about alleged Chinese government spying on data of Americans using China-originated social media.
The United States' ban was originally to take effect on September 20, but was later deferred to November 12 after the Trump administration offered the company a way out by allowing a US entity to acquire it.
Trump said the software firm Oracle and retail giant Walmart were in final talks for assuming control of TikTok's equity and technology.
However, TikTok's parent company ByteDance has insisted to retain an 80 per cent stake in the video-sharing platform's restructured US operations.
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