How to set up a new Twitter account

what you need to know

  • To create an account Twittergo to the Twitter website on your browser from Internet or download the Twitter app.
  • Then, select Sign up or Create account. Enter the requested information, and then verifyore your account via text message or email.
  • Finally, select the camera icon to add a profile picture. Continue customizing by adding your Biography, contacts and interests.

This article explains how to join Twitter, set up your profile, and make your account private.

How to create a new Twitter account

To join Twitter from an Internet browser or a mobile app:

  1. In your Internet browser, go to the Twitter website and press Register.
    In the Twitter app, tap Create bill.
  2. Enter your name, phone number or email and date of birth. Then select Next.
  3. Enable or disable the option Track where you see Twitter content on the web. Then select Next.
  4. Select Check in if your name, phone number or email, and date of birth are correct.
  5. Enter the text verification code or email. Then select Following.
  6. Enter a new Password. Then select Next.

How to complete your Twitter profile

At this point, you can go to the page major from Twitter to access your account, or you can continue with the setup process. Before you start following and tweeting, it’s a good idea to finish setting up your profile so it looks cool enough for people to follow you. You know, upload a profile picture or change your Twitter background to get noticed.

The following items are optional. Choose Skip for now or Not for now if you want to add the information later.

  1. Select the icon of the camera to upload a profile picture.
  2. If necessary, change the position of the image by moving it up or down. Resize it by adjusting the scale at the bottom of the popup box. Click Apply when you’re done.
  3. If you are satisfied with the selection of your picture of profileclick Next.
  4. Briefly describe yourself in Biography.
  5. Select Upload Contacts to import your contacts from Gmail or Outlook, which Twitter can use to recommend followers you know. If you don’t want to, click Not Now.
  6. For personalize your experience on Twitter, select your topics of interest. If you don’t see a specific interest, look for it in the bar Search interests.
    Twitter interests to choose from:
    – Music
    – Sports
    – Games
    – Art and culture
    – News
    – Entertainment
    – Home and family
    – Science
    – Film and TV
    – Technology
    – Fashion and beauty
    – Travels
    – Fresh air
    – Meal
    – Careers
    – Business and finance
    – Anime and manga paragraph
    – Fitness
    – Only on Twitter
  7. Based on your profile and interests, Twitter suggests pages for you to follow. Click Follow next to the pages you want to follow.
  8. Click Allow notifications to enable notifications on your mobile device.

Twitter notifications include:

  • Mentions
  • Answers
  • Retweets
  • I like it
  • new followers
  • Direct messages
  • Your contacts who join Twitter
  • recommendations
  • Outstanding news
  • moments
  • emergency alerts
  • News
  • Notifications of tweets from the accounts you follow

Add a header image to your profile



Twitter also allows you to add a picture of background header. The image header is larger than the profile photo, and is displayed behind the profile photo.

To add a header image:

  1. In a web browser, go to the home screen and make click on Profile in the left menu panel. In the mobile app, tap the three-line menu icon, then tap select Profile.
  2. Select Edit profile under the header placeholder.
  3. Select the camera icon in the center of the header placeholder, and then choose an image stored in your device.
  4. If necessary, change the position of the image by moving it up or down. Resize it by adjusting the scale at the bottom of the popup box. Click Apply when done.

You can also enter your location and website information in the Profile section.

How to make your Twitter profile private

Unlike other social networking websites, like FacebookTwitter accounts are public default, which means that anyone on the internet can see your profile details (such as location) and your tweets.

If you want to make your twitter profile is private so that only users you approve can see your information, go to the menu panel on the left and Choose Plus. Then choose Configuration and Privacy. On the Settings page, select Privacy and security, then choose Audience and tagging > Protect your Tweets.