You may have personal and professional Twitter accounts for different purposes. But logging in and out every time from twitter to go to those accounts can be a tedious process.
But you don’t have to worry, Twitter has the feature to switch between accounts alternatively whenever you want, without going through the whole process of typing login credentials.
Twitter allows its users to manage up to five different accounts at once on Twitter. However, most people use two accounts—one personal and one professional. You can always increase the number if that isn’t enough.
In this blog, we’ll tell you how to add accounts from your Twitter for iOS or Android app, as well as from your desktop. So, keep reading.
How to Add a Twitter Account on the iPhone app
To know how to add a Twitter account on the iPhone app, follow the steps given below.
STEP 1 – Open the Twitter app on your iPhone and login into your account using your login credentials.
STEP 2 – Click and hold the Profile icon which is at the top left of your screen.
STEP 3 – After a short interval, an Accounts pop-up will be shown on your screen.
STEP 4 – If you already have an account that you want to add to your device, then click on “Add an existing account”.
If you want to create a new account that you want to add, click on “Create a new account”.
You can easily switch between accounts on your device just by clicking the profile icon and holding it until the Accounts pop-up window appears on the screen.
How to Add a Twitter account on the Android app
You can surely add a Twitter account on the Android app, just follow the steps mentioned below.
STEP 1 – Open the Twitter app on your android phone and login into your account using your login credentials.
STEP 2 – Click on the Profile icon at the top left of your screen.
STEP 3 – Click on the downward pointing arrow which is to the right of your Twitter name, in the menu that appears on the screen.
STEP 4 – If you want to create a new account to add to your device, click on the “Create a new account” option and follow the instructions to create a new account.
If you want to add an existing account to your device, then click on “Add an existing account”.
To switch between accounts, click on your profile icon and then click on the arrow and choose the account that you want to use.
How to Add a Twitter account on the Twitter website
Read below the given steps to know how to add a Twitter account on the Twitter website.
STEP 1 – Open Twitter in your web browser and login into your account using your login credentials.
STEP 2 – Tap on the profile icon at the bottom left of your screen.
STEP 3 – Click on the “Add an existing account” option in the popup menu that appears and login into that account to add it.
STEP 4 – If you have an account to add, you can create a new account in another tab and then can log in to that account.
After adding an account, you can switch between them by tapping on the profile icon and choosing the account you want to use from the popup window.
Given below are the answers to the frequently asked question by the people.
1. Can I have more than one Twitter account?
Yes, you can have multiple Twitter accounts if you want. You can create as many accounts as you want, whether you want them for your personal use or you may want it for your workplace.
Having multiple accounts is a good way to keep your personal and professional lives separate but creating fake accounts to bully or harass is not right and is also against twitter’s policy.
2. Can I create a Twitter account with the same email?
No, you can’t create a Twitter account with the same email address. You need to use different email addresses to create new accounts.
Although you can link multiple Twitter accounts with the same mobile number. You won’t be able to reset your account’s password or find your account if you have multiple Twitter accounts with the same email.
3. Why have multiple Twitter accounts?
There are a few reasons which are given below to have multiple Twitter accounts.
- Having multiple Twitter accounts is a good way to keep your personal and professional lives separate. You can make separate accounts for your business and for personal use.
- Having multiple Twitter accounts may help you if you have a business where you have different varieties of products under the same company.
Creating separate accounts for different products may help you to reach a larger audience and gain more profits.
Read this article about Create and Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts