goglobalwithtwitterbanner

Twitter Blue how to

Twitter Blue is a new monthly subscription that offers exclusive access to app customizations so you get more creative power over your content. You’ll need a Twitter Blue subscription to access the premium features and settings listed below.

Note: If you’d like to access these premium features, and you’re located in a region where Twitter Blue is available, sign up from your Profile menu within your Twitter iOS app using the instructions below. Learn more about Twitter Blue. 

Managing your Twitter Blue subscription

How to sign up for Twitter Blue

  1. Navigate to the Profile menu 
  2. Tap Twitter Blue.
  3. Tap the blue Subscribe for $/mo button.
  4. Follow Apple’s in-app payment prompts to complete your purchase.

Congrats! You’re now a Twitter Blue Member!

How to check your your subscription status

  1. Navigate to the Profile menu
  2. Tap Twitter Blue.
  3. You will see an Active status badge with a green check to indicate you’re enrolled in Twitter Blue.

Customizing your Subscription features 

After you sign-up for Twitter Blue, you’ll be able to manage your subscription and customize your Twitter Blue features from the Twitter Blue membership page located under Settings and privacy. 

Where to find your Twitter Blue Feature settings

  1. From the Profile menu  tap Twitter Blue
  2. Your Twitter Blue membership page displays with the Active badge in the top right 
  3. Tap Feature settings. Select the feature you’d like to customize: 
  • Undo Tweet
  • Color theme
  • App icon
 

Customize the settings of your Undo Tweet Feature 

Undo Tweet is intended to give you more control over your Tweet content, so we designed it with options that allow you to customize how it works best for you.  Give yourself more or less time to decide if you want to undo a Tweet when you set the Undo Tweet expiration period to 30 second or less. If you prefer to turn Undo Tweet off, no problem! Choose to activate this feature for all or some types of Tweets. Just remember, that you won’t see the undo prompt when this feature is turned off.  

How to customize the Tweet Undo period

  1. From the Profile menu tap Twitter Blue
  2. Tap to Feature Settings.
  3. Tap Undo Tweet.
  4. Tap Tweet Undo period.
  5. Choose between 5 seconds, 10 seconds, 20 seconds, or 30 seconds.

How to customize which types of Tweets the Undo Tweet feature applies to

  1. From the Profile menu tap Twitter Blue.
  2. Tap to Feature Settings.
  3. Tap Undo Tweet.
  4. Use the toggle to turn on/off the type of Tweets you want to undo
  • Original Tweets
  • Replies
  • Threads
  • Quote Tweets

Customizing your Twitter App icon 

This feature lets you pick how your Twitter App icon displays on your phone. Choose from several colorful options. 

How to customize your Twitter App icon

  1. From the Profile menu tap Twitter Blue.
  2. Tap to Feature Settings.
  3. Tap App Icon.
  4. Tap a color for your Twitter app icon.
  5. A green check will appear below the color you have chosen.
  6. Tap the back arrow   to return to your Twitter Blue settings page.

Customizing your Twitter App Color theme 

This feature lets you choose the theme colors for your Twitter App.

How to customize your Twitter App icon

  1. From the Profile menu tap Twitter Blue.
  2. Tap to Feature Settings.
  3. Tap Color theme.
  4. Tap a color for your Twitter app Home page.
  5. A green check will appear below the color you have chosen.
  6. Tap the back arrow   to return to your Twitter Blue settings page.

Customizing your Reader Mode Feature 

Reader Mode makes threads on Twitter easier to read by turning them into readable text so you can read all the latest content seamlessly.

How to turn Reader Mode on/off from a Tweet

  1. Go to the top right of the Tweet details.
  2. Tap the Reader Mode icon  to turn this feature on.
  3. Tap the Reader Mode icon to turn the feature off.

Creating and Managing Bookmark Folders

Bookmark Folders help you organize your saved Tweets. There are several ways to create a Bookmark Folder, but they all require you to Bookmark a Tweet first. As a Twitter Blue member, when you create a new Bookmarks you’ll see a notification with the option to Add to Folder right away. Twitter Blue allows you an unlimited number of bookmarks and Bookmark folders which are always private.  

How to create a Bookmark Folder from your Home timeline

  1. From a Tweet, tap the share icon  and select Add Tweet to Bookmarks
  2. Tap the blue Add to Folder button

How to create a Bookmark Folder from your Profile menu

  1. Tap Bookmarks.
  2. Tap the New Folder icon on the bottom of the Bookmarks page.
  3. Enter a name for your Folder.
  4. Tap Create.

How to Add/Remove a Tweet you’ve Bookmarked to an existing Folders from the Profile

  1. From the Profile menu  Tap Bookmarks.
  2. Tap All Bookmarks.
  3. Tap the Share Tweet icon  at the bottom of the Tweet you want to add to your Folders.
  4. Choose Add to Folder  from the row of options for sharing a Tweet. You may need to swipe to see the full list of Share Tweet options.
  5. Tap the name of the Folders where you’d like to see your Bookmark.
  6. A notification will appear to let you know your Bookmark was saved to the Folders.
  7. To remove a saved Bookmark from a Bookmark Folder follow the steps 1-4. Tapping the Add to Folders icon again removes it from the folder.

 

Note: Removing a Bookmark from a folder doesn’t delete it from your account. If you’d like to permanently delete a Bookmark, tap the share icon from the Tweet within your Bookmarks timeline and select Delete Bookmark. You can also tap the more icon at the top of your Bookmarks timeline to remove all of your bookmarks at once.

 

How to add/remove a Tweet you’ve Bookmarked to a new Folder

  1. From the Profile menu Tap Bookmarks.
  2. Tap All Bookmarks.
  3. Tap the Share Tweet icon (Insert Icon) at the bottom of the Tweet you want to add to your Folders.
  4. Choose Add to Folder (Insert Icon) from the row of options for sharing a Tweet. You may need to swipe to see the full list of Share Tweet options.
  5. Tap the name of the Folders where you’d like to see your Bookmark.
  6. A notification will appear to let you know your Bookmark was saved to the Folders.
  7. To remove a saved Bookmark from a Bookmark Folder follow the steps 1-4. Tapping the Add to Folders icon (Insert Icon) again removes it from the folder.

 

Note: Removing a Bookmark from a folder doesn’t delete it from your account. If you’d like to permanently delete a Bookmark, tap the from the Tweet within your Bookmarks timeline and select Delete Bookmark. You can also tap more  at the top of your Bookmarks timeline to remove all of your bookmarks at once.

Using Undo Tweet

Undo Tweet is available in the Twitter for iOS app and turned on by default when you subscribe to Twitter Blue. You can turn the feature on or off from your Twitter Blue settings. When turned off, you won’t see the Undo Tweet prompt, and your Tweet sends right away. When turned on, your Tweet is completely private during the Tweet Undo period. Your followers won’t see the Tweet until the Undo Tweet timer expires or you tap Send now.

Note: Undo Tweet is not available on desktop, or outside the app in other Twitter products or through third parties.

 

How to Undo a Tweet from the notification immediately after composing

  1. Before you Tweet, check your Undo Tweet setting (it’s on by default if you haven’t turned it off).
  2. Compose and Send your Tweet.
  3. Tap View Tweet in the Sending Tweet notification that appears immediately after you send your Tweet.
  4. You’ll see your Tweet displayed with a timer in the bottom left counting down your Tweet Undo period.
  5. Tap Undo
  6.  You’ll go to Composer where you can revise your Tweet. 
  7. If you tapped Undo, revise your Tweet in the Tweet Composer and tap Tweet.
  8. Once the Undo Tweet timer expires, your Tweet posts to your timeline, and is visible to your followers. 

Note: If you’d like to undo your Tweet after the notification disappears, but before your Undo Tweet period expires, you can also access the Undo Tweet option from your Home timeline (scroll to the top) or tap the home button 3 times.

Recommended articles:

Bookmark or share this article