How to use location services on mobile devices

Enabling location services through Twitter's official apps allows Twitter to periodically determine your precise location. This allows us to provide, develop, and improve a variety of our services, including but not limited to:

  • Delivery of content, including Tweets and advertising, that is better tailored to your location.
  • Delivery of location-specific trends.
  • Showing your followers the location you are Tweeting from as part of your Tweet, if you decide to geotag your Tweet. 
View instructions for:

How to enable and disable location services

  1. Go to your device's Settings feature and tap Privacy.
  2. Tap Location Services.
  3. Next to Location Services, drag the slider to turn the feature on.
  4. Locate the Twitter app in the list and tap Never or While using the app.

How to enable and disable location services

  1. In the top menu, you will either see a navigation menu icon  or your profile icon. Tap whichever icon you have.
  2. Tap Settings and privacy.
  3. Under General, tap Location and proxy.
  4. Select or deselect the checkbox next to Location to enable or disable the setting.

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