How to delete a Tweet (with images)

How to delete a Tweet (with images)
How to delete a Tweet (with images)
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It is possible to delete a tweet, but also any retweets from your Twitter profile. You can do this from your computer or your phone. However, keep in mind that you cannot delete someone else's tweets, nor their responses to your tweets.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: From a phone

Delete a Tweet Step 1

Step 1. Launch Twitter

Tap the app icon. This represents a white bird on a blue background. This will open the Twitter feed you are logged in to.

If you are not logged into your Twitter account, enter your email address (or username) and password, before continuing

Delete a Tweet Step 2

Step 2. Click on your profile picture

It is a round icon located at the top left of the screen. A popup menu will then appear.

Delete a Tweet Step 3

Step 3. Tap Profile

The option is at the top of the list in the popup menu that just appeared.

Delete a Tweet Step 4

Step 4. Select the tweet to delete

Scroll down to find the tweet you want to delete, then tap it to open it.

  • If the tweet you want to delete is a retweet rather than a tweet you posted, go to step Delete a tweet from your profile at the end of this section.
Delete a Tweet Step 5

Step 5. Press

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The button is located at the top right of the screen. This will open a popup menu at the bottom of the screen.

  • On an Android device, this will be a popup window that will appear in the middle of the screen.
  • If you want to delete a reply you posted on the tweet, scroll down to that reply.
Delete a Tweet Step 6

Step 6. Tap Delete Tweet

This is the option displayed in red in the popup menu.

On an Android device, this option is located at the bottom of the popup window

Delete a Tweet Step 7

Step 7. Delete your tweet

When prompted, click Clear. The tweet will then be deleted from your profile.

  • On an Android device, you will need to tap Yes.
Delete a Tweet Step 8

Step 8. Delete a tweet from your profile

If you have retweeted another user's content, you can remove it from your profile by tapping the green icon Retweet, located below the tweet itself, then selecting Cancel tweet, when prompted.

  • You may need to scroll down to see the option Retweet.
  • You cannot use the same menu that you used to erase an original tweet to erase a retweet.

Method 2 of 2: With a computer

Delete a Tweet Step 9

Step 1. Open Twitter

Go to https://www.twitter.com/ using your browser. This will open your Twitter feed, if you are logged into your account.

If you are not logged into your Twitter account, enter your email address (or username) and password, before continuing

Delete a Tweet Step 10

Step 2. Click on your profile picture

It is a round icon located at the top right of the screen. A drop-down menu will then appear.

Delete a Tweet Step 11

Step 3. Click Profile

The option is at the top of the list in the drop-down menu that just appeared.

Delete a Tweet Step 12

Step 4. Select the tweet to delete

Scroll down to find the tweet you want to delete, then click on it to open in a popup window.

  • If the tweet you want to delete is a retweet rather than a tweet you posted, go to step Delete a tweet from your profile at the end of this section.
Delete a Tweet Step 13

Step 5. Press

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The button is located at the top right of the popup window that contains your tweet. This will open a drop-down menu.

If you want to delete a reply you posted on the tweet, scroll down to that reply

Delete a Tweet Step 14

Step 6. Click Delete Tweet

The option is in the drop-down menu.

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Step 7. Delete your tweet

When prompted, click Clear. The tweet will then be deleted from your profile.

Delete a Tweet Step 16

Step 8. Delete a tweet from your profile

If you have retweeted another user's content, you can remove it from your profile by tapping the green icon Retweet, located below the tweet itself.

  • You may need to scroll down to see the icon Retweet.

Advice

  • Although you can't delete another user's tweet, you can report it. If you wish to do so, click on the icon

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    located in the upper right corner of the tweet, then select Report Tweet and complete the form that will appear.

Warning

  • Although you can block users, you cannot delete replies to your tweets from other users.
  • Unfortunately, it is not possible to mass delete tweets.
  • It can take up to two weeks for a deleted tweet to disappear from Google search results. However, accessing a deleted tweet from Google search results will return an error.

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