You can delete any of your own Tweets from Twitter at any time. If you delete a Tweet, we will reflect your updated content on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android. Please note that you can only delete Tweets you have posted, you cannot delete Tweets from other accounts on your timeline. Learn about what actions you can take to control your Twitter experience.
If you Retweet a Tweet and later want to remove it from your profile, you can undo your Retweet.
How to delete a Tweet
In the top menu, tap your profile icon.
Locate the Tweet you want to delete.
Tap the icon located at the top of the Tweet.
Tap Delete Tweet.
Tap Delete to confirm.
In the top menu, you will either see a navigation menu icon or your profile icon. Tap whichever icon you have.
We do not provide a way to bulk-delete Tweets. You can only delete Tweets manually, one by one.
If you're looking to get a fresh start on your Twitter account without losing your username, the best way to do this is to create another account with a temporary username, and then switch the username between your current account and the new account. Please see our article on changing your username for more info.
What happens to Tweets I delete?
When you delete a Tweet, it is removed from your account, the timeline of any accounts that follow you, and from Twitter search results on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android.
Retweets of the deleted Tweet will also be removed on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, and Twitter for Android.
Once a Tweet has been deleted, the Tweet contents, associated metadata, and all analytical information about that Tweet is no longer publicly available on Twitter.
If other people have copied and pasted part or all of your text into their own Tweet, their Tweets will not be removed.
If other people have Retweeted your Tweet with a comment of their own, their Tweets will not be removed.
Tweets may be cached or cross-posted on third-party websites, applications, or search engines. We cannot remove Tweets that are not on twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, or Twitter for Android.
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