Twitter: Here's How to Manage the App's Push Notifications

Users can decide which alerts they want to receive

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Twitter allows users to manage the kinds of push notifications they receive from the social networking application. For instance, users can turn certain notification types off if they’re not interested in receiving them.

Our guide will show you how to manage your push notifications settings in the Twitter mobile app.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Twitter app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen.


Screenshot of Twitter's home feed with a red arrow pointing at the user's profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen

Step 2: Tap “Settings and privacy.” Note: You may have to scroll down to view this option.


Screenshot of Twitter's side menu with a red arrow pointing at "Settings and privacy"

Step 3: Tap “Notifications.”


Screenshot of Twitter's "Settings" menu with a red arrow pointing at "Notifications"

Step 4: Tap “”Preferences.”


Screenshot of Twitter's "Notifications" menu with a red arrow pointing at "Preferences"

Step 5: Tap “Push notifications.”


Screenshot of Twitter's "Preferences" menu with a red arrow pointing at "Push notifications"

Step 5: You’ll see a list of the kinds of notifications the Twitter app may push to your device. Tap the green toggle next to any notification type(s) you don’t wish to receive. If there is no toggle available, tap the notification type to be taken to a second screen, where you’ll be able to choose from various options.


Screenshot of Twitter's "Push notifications" menu showing some of the notification options users can manage

This guide was first published in February 2019 and was updated in October 2022.