How to reactivate your account

If you have deactivated your account, and it’s been less than 30 days, follow the steps below to reactivate your account.

How to reactivate your account

  1. Visit twitter.com/login via twitter.com, or open your Twitter for iOS or Android app.
  2. Enter your login credentials.
  3. Before you sign in, you’ll see a notice asking you to confirm if you want to reactivate your account.
  4. If you choose to reactivate, you’ll be redirected to your Home timeline. Please note that Tweets, followers, likes, etc., may take a while to fully restore.

When can I use the email address/username from my deactivated account?

The username and email address on a deactivated account are available for use on another account 30 days after the account was deactivated. Within those 30 days, the information remains tied to the deactivated account to allow for reactivation.

I tried to reactivate, but it says account reactivation is currently disabled

Don't worry, this is temporary and you can try again later. If it is close to 30 days from the date of deactivation you can ask a support agent to help you reactivate your account.

Having trouble?

If you are unable to reactivate your account and it has been less than 30 days since you deactivated, get help with account reactivation.

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