How to Get Notifications Regarding Retweets on iPhone

Twitter is a social media platform where everyone expresses their opinions, and regular individuals can become crazy famous overnight. When Twitter was launched in 2006, the tweets were limited to the iconic 140 characters. Twitter has now upped the limit and doubled it to 280 characters. Users can post messages- known as tweets, share the tweets of other users, and start hashtag trends, follow celebrities and chat over direct messages.

If you have a number of followers on Twitter and are quite popular amongst them, or if some of your tweets gain popularity and start getting viral, then in most likelihood, other users must be retweeting your tweets. If you want to get notified as and when somebody retweets your tweets, then you can enable it on your iPhone. Or else, you can check it directly from your Twitter account.

Here is how you can turn on notifications regarding Twitter Retweets on your iPhone:

Step 1: Customize iOS Device’s Notification Center

  1. Unlock your iPhone and navigate the home screen to locate Settings.
  2. Tap on the Settings app to launch it.
  3. Scroll down and select Notifications from the list.
  4. Now, find Twitter from the Notifications Settings screen, and tap on the bar next to it to enable it.
  5. Press the Show button and select what kind of items you want to be shown in the notifications.
  6. Select the Twitter option one more time to get back to the Notifications Settings.
  7. Now, select the type of notification that you want to get.
  8. If you select Banner, then the notification will show up in the center of the iPhone screen.
  9. If you select None, then you will not receive any pings regarding the notification. However, you will be able to see the Twitter alerts in the notification center located in the tray.
  10. In order to get sound alerts for Twitter notifications, tap on the bar next to Sounds and enable it.
  11. If you want the Twitter notifications to show up even when the iPhone is locked, then enable the View in Lock Screen feature by tapping on the bar next to it.

Step 2: Turn on Retweet Notifications

  1. Unlock your iPhone.
  2. Go through the apps, and locate Twitter.
  3. The Twitter app icon is white and blue with a profile of a bird.
  4. Tap on Twitter to launch the app.
  5. Now, Tap on Me to go to the user profile.
  6. After that, go to Settings by tapping on the gear-shaped icon.
  7. Now, select Notifications from the Settings menu.
  8. After that, tap on Retweets.
  9. Tap on the bar next to Retweet in order to turn on the retweet notifications feature.
  10. Now, you can select if you wish to be notified when any of your tweets gets retweeted by someone who follows you, or just by anybody who is a Twitter user.
  11. You can also browse other options such as mentions, DM, and select if you want to get notified regarding them as well.

How to Check Retweet Notifications?

To see the Retweet Notification, swipe down from the top portion of the iPhone screen.

After configuring all the settings, you will be able to get notified as and when somebody retweets your tweets. Whenever new notifications appear, the iPhone’s notification center will get refreshed and updated.

Marshall Lyne is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at .