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How to delete your Twitter account and download all tweets

How to delete your Twitter account and download all tweets

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Elon Musk becomes the new owner of Twitter. If you not only want to call for a boycott, but really want to send a signal, you can delete your account with the short message service.

Before you do, you can download your accumulated intellectual effusions that have been shared with the world via Twitter. The fastest way to access the Twitter archive is to follow the link below: https://twitter.com/settings/download_your_data. Alternatively, here is the step by step guide.

Download Twitter file in browser:

  • Open the Twitter website and log in
  • In the left navigation bar, click “Plus‘ and select ‘Settings and Privacy” outside
  • Click on “your account
  • Click on “Download a file of your data
  • Enter your password
  • Choose if you want to receive the verification code by phone or email
  • Enter the code and click “request file

Download Twitter data in Android and iOS app:

  • Tap your profile picture in the top left to open the menu
  • Choose “Settings and Privacy” outside
  • Choose “your account” outside
  • Choose “Download a file of your data” outside
  • Enter your password
  • Choose if you want to receive the verification code by phone or email
  • Enter the code and select “request file” outside

Creating the file takes time up to 24 hours. Once done, you will receive an email and an in-app notification. You can then download the ZIP file.

Gallery: Download Twitter data in the app

Twitter Account Deletion

With Twitter, you can’t just delete the account, you can only delete it for the time being deactivate. To be inside? 30 days is not reactivated, it will be completely removed. With deactivation, the display name, username and profile will no longer be visible. Some of this information may still show up in search engines because it is cached.

The fastest way to deactivate your account is to follow the link below: https://twitter.com/settings/deactivate. Alternatively, here is the step by step guide.

How to deactivate the account in the browser:

  • Open the Twitter website and log in
  • In the left navigation bar, click “Plus‘ and select ‘Settings and Privacy” outside
  • Click on “your account
  • Click on “deactivate your account
  • Some users have the option here, use the account to 30 days or 12 months you want to disable. Make your choices, if you have them
  • Click below on “Deactivate

Deactivation of the account in the Twitter app on Android and iOS:

  • Tap your profile picture in the top left to open the menu
  • Choose “Settings and Privacy” outside
  • Choose “your account” outside
  • Choose “deactivate account” outside
  • Some users have the option here, use the account to 30 days or 12 months you want to disable. Make your choices, if you have them
  • Choose below “Deactivate” outside

Gallery: Delete Twitter account in the app

Reactivate Twitter account

If you get weak and your twitter account reactivate just sign in to the website or app. Twitter will ask you if you want to reactivate your account.

Once you do that, it may take a few minutes to restore all tweets, followers, and likes.

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