How to get started with Twitter

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Pick up where you left off


About the app

Use the app to stay connected on the go. Get notified of important Tweets, come back to your timeline to pick up where you left off, and quickly respond to Direct Messages.

Get notified

Make sure you turn on notifications for Twitter so we can let you know about what matters to you as it happens. Get notified on new Tweets from specific accounts, when someone replies to one of your Tweets, or when you get a Direct Message.

Customize the notifications you want to see through your settings.

Live events

Watch live events on Twitter from around the world and join the conversation – right from the app. Or you can go Live and create your own live streaming event.


Download the app

Grab your phone and search for the official Twitter app to get started.

For iOS or Android

Go to the app store on iOS or Google Play on Android. Search for the official Twitter app. See our bird logo? Then you know it’s the right one. Download now to get started.

An example of the Twitter app download page on the App Store

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Search for the Twitter app on your phone and download it now.


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