Twitter has long been criticized for being a ground of trolling and abusive contents. The company has been working on improving its app for recent years to win back users worldwide. Earlier this year, Twitter rolled out a new update, adding the ability to mute abusive words or phrases to the app.
Noticeably, Twitter also allows you to filter your notifications on your iOS devices. With the app’s advanced filter, you now can block notifications from users who have not confirmed their email address or phone number. Cool, isn’t it?
In this tutorial, we will run you through the steps to block Twitter notifications on your iPhone and iPad. Before we begin, make sure that you are running the latest version of Twitter app on your iPhone.
Steps to block notifications in Twitter for iPhone
Step one: First off, you need to launch Twitter from your home screen. Once you are on, hit the Me tab at the bottom of the screen and tap on the Settings icon next to your profile picture
Step two: Next up, from the pop-up menu, select Settings and privacy and then tap on Notifications to proceed
Step three: Navigate to the bottom of the screen and tap on Advanced Filters
Step four: From here, you will be presented with how you want to mute notifications in Twitter. You will have four options to pick from. If you want to completely block notifications from people you may not know in Twitter, you simply need to turn on all the switches
Step five: Once you are done, make sure that you tap on Done located at the top-right corner of the screen.
Steps to mute abusive words or phrases in Twitter for iPhone and iPad
Step one: Open Twitter on your iOS device and then tap on the Notifications tab at the bottom
Step two: Tap on the Gear icon and select Muted Words. Once you are done, tap on Add muted words or phrase and then enter a word or phrase into the input field
Step three: Tap Done to complete the task.
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