How to download your Twitter archive

Downloading your Twitter archive to allows you to browse a snapshot of your Twitter information, starting with your first Tweet.

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How to download and view your Twitter archive

  1. In the top menu, tap your profile icon, then tap Settings and privacy.
  2. Tap Account.
  3. Under Data and permissions, tap Your Twitter data.
  4. Under Download your data and next to Twitter, tap Request data.
  5. When your download is ready, we'll send a notice via push notification. From your settings, you can tap Download archive under the Download your data section.
  6. We’ll also send you an email with a download link to the confirmed email address associated with your Twitter account.
  7. Once you receive the email, click the Download button while logged in to your Twitter account and download a .zip file of your Twitter archive.

How to download and view your Twitter archive

  1. In the top menu, you will either see a navigation menu icon  or your profile icon. Tap whichever icon you have, then tap Settings and privacy.
  2. Tap Account.
  3. Under Data and permissions, tap Your Twitter data.
  4. Under Download your data and next to Twitter, tap Request data.
  5. When your download is ready, we'll send a notice via push notification. From your settings, you can tap Download archive under the Download your data section.
  6. We’ll also send you an email with a download link to the confirmed email address associated with your Twitter account.
  7. Once you receive the email, click the Download button while logged in to your Twitter account and download a .zip file of your Twitter archive.

How to download and view your Twitter archive

  1. Go to your Account settings by clicking on the profile icon at the top right of the page and selecting Settings and privacy from the drop-down menu.
  2. Next to Your Twitter archive, click the Request your archive button.
  3. When your download is ready, we'll send a notice via push notification (if you have Twitter for iOS or Android installed on your mobile device). From your settings, you can click the Download archive button under the Download your data section.
  4. We’ll also send you an email with a download link to the confirmed email address associated with your Twitter account.
  5. Once you receive the email, click the Download button while logged in to your Twitter account and download a .zip file of your Twitter archive. 

Note: Please make sure your email address is confirmed prior to requesting your Twitter archive and that you are logged into your Twitter account on the same browser you are using to download your Twitter archive. Instructions and troubleshooting tips for confirming your email address may be found here. It may take a few days for us to prepare the download of your Twitter archive.

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