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How to Get Twitter on Your Phone

Wish you could tweet your friends from anywhere? Start tweeting to your followers and friends on the go and get Twitter on your phone.


  • Step 1: Open account Open a Twitter account at
  • Step 2: Text Send a text message to 40404 with the word START if you live in the U.S.
  • TIP: Each country has a different short code, the number you have to text get on Twitter. Be sure to check to see which one your country uses.
  • Step 3: Expect a reply Expect a reply from Twitter asking for your username. Your username can be whatever you want, so personalize it to set yourself apart.
  • Step 4: Send username Send your Twitter username.
  • Step 5: Send password Send your password when Twitter asks for it.
  • TIP: Passwords are case-sensitive.
  • Step 6: Reply with OK Reply with OK when Twitter asks you if you want to use Twitter on your phone. Happy tweeting!
  • FACT: Twitter paid its designer $6 for their bird graphic that is seen on Twitter's homepage.

You Will Need

  • Twitter account
  • Cell phone

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