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How to Change Your Twitter Password

You should update your Twitter credentials often to keep your account secure and safe from hackers. Here are several ways to change a Twitter password.

How to Change Your Twitter Password from Twitter.com

Sign in to your Twitter account to make the change if you know your password and want to.

  1. Sign in to your Twitter account using your current password.

  2. Select More in the left vertical panel.

  3. Select Settings and privacy.

  4. Under the Your Account heading, select Change your password.

  5. Enter your current password in the Current password text box.

  6. Enter the new password you want to use in the New password text box.

  7. Enter the new password a second time in the Confirm password text box.

  8. Select Save when you’re done.

  9. You may be asked to review applications that can access your account. Select Review applications to see the apps that require your new login credentials

Set up two-factor authentication for your Twitter account to increase security. With two-factor authentication, you must enter your Twitter password together with either a security code, confirmation from another app, or a text message in order to log in.

Change Twitter Password From the Twitter App

Changing your Twitter password from the Twitter mobile app is similar to changing it on the Twitter website.

  1. Open the Twitter app on your smart device.

  2. Tap your profile picture.

  3. Tap Settings and privacy near the bottom of the screen.

  4. Tap Account.

  5. Under the Login and security heading, tap Password.

  6. Enter your current password in the Current password text box.

  7. Enter the new password you want to use in the New password text box.

  8. Enter the new password a second time in the Confirm password text box.

  9. Tap Update Password.

  10. The next time you sign in to your Twitter account, use the new password.

Change Twitter Password From the Twitter Mobile Website

Use the Twitter mobile site to modify your Twitter password when using an Android or iPhone web browser. When utilizing the Twitter mobile website, there are various steps to follow than when using the Twitter website.

  1. Open your favorite mobile web browser.

  2. Go to the Twitter mobile website.

  3. Sign in using your current password.

  4. Tap your profile image in the upper-left corner.

  5. Tap Settings and privacy.

  6. Tap Your account.

  7. Tap Change your password.

  8. Enter your current password in the Current password text box.

  9. Enter the new password you want to use in the New password text box.

  10. Enter the new password a second time in the Confirm password text box.

  11. Tap Save when you’re done.

  12. Use your new password the next time you sign in to Twitter.

Reset a Twitter Password You’ve Lost or Forgotten

Passwords can be misplaced or forgotten. Reset your Twitter password if you can’t remember it.

To recover a lost or forgotten password on Twitter, enter your email address or phone number. Make sure one or both of them are added to your account.

  1. Go to the Twitter sign-in page.

  2. Select Forgot password?

  3. Enter your email address, phone number, or Twitter username in the text box.

  4. Select Search. You’ll be asked to choose how to reset your password.

  5. Choose the method you want to use for the password reset. Depending on how your Twitter account is set up, the reset code will be sent to either your phone number or email address.

  6. Select Continue. A message appears telling you to open your email or check your text messages.

  7. Open the email or text message, then select Reset password.

  8. Enter your new password in the Type your new password text box.

  9. Enter your new password a second time in the Type your new password one more time text box.

  10. Select Submit.

  11. Sign in to Twitter with your username and new password.