Is there is a Tweet that you no longer want or have published accidentally or whatever the reasons might be?
In this step-to-step guide, I will show you how to delete a Tweet from a mobile phone or a desktop.
Bear in mind, that you can delete your own original tweets and retweets from your Twitter profile and not someone else’s tweets. I hope this is clear, so let’s begin!
How to Delete a Tweet
1. How to Delete a Tweet from Desktop
Step 1: Log in to your Twitter account using your computer’s web browser and go to your Profile page.
Step 2: Now find the Tweet that you no wants or want to delete.
Step 3: Now click the three dots at the top right-hand side of the Tweet and a pop-up will appear where you will have to click on “Delete“.
Step 4: Another pop-up will appear to confirm deletion of the tweet. Once you click Delete, the tweet will be removed from your profile. Please note that this step can’t be undone so be careful with this step.
So this is how to delete a tweet from a PC or a desktop device.
2. How to Delete a Tweet from Android or iOS (Mobile Phones)
Step 1: Log in to your Twitter app account and go to your Profile page.
Step 2: Look for the Tweet that you have published and wants to delete.
Step 3: Now click the three dots at the top right-hand side of the Tweet as illustrated below.
Step 4: A pop-up will appear at the bottom of the screen, where you will have to click on “Delete Tweet“.
Step 5: Another pop-up will appear i.e. “Do you want to delete this Tweet?” in order to confirm deletion from you. Once you click “Yes“, the Tweet will get deleted from your Twitter profile. As previously said, this delete step can’t be undone.
So this is how you can easily delete a Tweet using a mobile device (iOS or Android).
How to Delete a Retweet
Deleting a Retweet is very easy.
So in case, you have retweeted someone else’s post, just go to that Retweet and click on the green “Retweet” icon you will find below the tweet.
Simply click on it – you will be presented with two options: “Undo Tweet” and “Quote Tweet“.
You have to click on “Undo Tweet” and it will get removed from your profile.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Deleting a Tweet from Twitter
How can I delete multiple Tweets at once?
No – you have to delete tweets one by one. There is no bulk delete option available on Twitter. However, you may get third-party software that can delete multiple tweets at once.
Can you permanently delete tweets?
Yes, you have the ability to delete any tweet you’ve ever sent permanently.
Why can I still see deleted tweets?
Even if you have removed the tweet, it may still be cached and hence appears in search results of the search engines. It will not be visible once the site gets indexed again.
Why did Twitter delete my tweet?
Twitter can remove tweets that are offensive and abusive in nature.
Can you auto delete tweets?
Yes you can use free programs such as TweetDelete to do that.
I hope this information is helpful, useful and informative for you.
I also hope that you will now be able to delete a Tweet from your mobile or desktop with ease.
In case, you have any queries or questions, you can ask them in the comments section given below. I will try to reply to your questions as soon as possible.
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