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Enabling mobile notifications

If you'd like to receive Twitter notifications to your device, you can attach a phone number to your account for updates via SMS.

To enable notifications via SMS:

If you already have a phone number attached to your account:

You can receive Twitter notifications in the form of text messages. More information about using Twitter via SMS can be found here.

  1. Log in and visit your mobile settings page.
  2. Check the boxes for any type of text message notifications you want to receive (example: new followers, new @ replies, etc).
  3. Click Save changes at the bottom of the page.

If you don't have a phone number attached to your account:

You can add your number by visiting After you attach a device, you will then be able to opt into receiving mobile notifications from users you follow. Use the steps listed above.

Note: If your carrier is not listed in the drop-down menu here, you won't be able to receive Tweet notifications to your device. More information can be found here.

Having trouble?

You can also receive Twitter notifications to your device by enabling push notifications. More detailed information about managing push notifications can be found in these articles:

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