Twitter has undoubtedly taken the social networking scene by storm with nearly a billion registered users and over 28 billion tweets, which clearly show that the frenzy of sending out the short 140 character messages has caught on like wildfire. So, if you don’t have an account with the social networking site as yet, you are certainly missing out on a lot of fun. Here is a look at twitter.com sign in formalities that you will have to go through to get your very own Twitter account and start tweeting away.
How to sign up with Twitter.com?
To start socializing Twitter style, you will need an email id to register with the service, internet connectivity and a computing device or a mobile gadget. The process of Twitter sign in is easy and will not take more than a few minutes. Here are step by step instructions on how to get your account up and running on the micro blogging site:
Step 1: Go to the home page of the portal at https://twitter.com/. You will be greeted with two forms, one for registering with the site and the other for signing in to the service.
Step 2: New users should use the sign up form. You will be asked to furnish your name and email ID and pick a password. Next, click on the yellow “sign up for twitter” button.
Step 3: On the page that you will be redirected to, you will be asked to choose a username. You could decide on one or accept the site’s suggestion. You will be told if the username is available. If not, you will have to get more creative with your choice of the username.
Step 4: Finally, complete the Captcha and click on the “Create an account” tab
A confirmation email will be sent to the email account specified by you when signing up for the service. The message will contain a verification code that will have to be clicked on to active the account. If you are using a mobile device for accessing the site, you will need to download the Twitter app from their site.
Logging in for tweets!
If you have an account with Twitter, you could log in to the service by visiting their home page at https://twitter.com/ and entering your username and password. Then, click on the “signin” tab to reach the member’s area. It is possible to use the email id given for registration or your username to access the site.
Is it possible to recover your Twitter password?
Yes, on the “sign in” page, you will see an option that reads “forgot my password” clicking on this will initiate the process for password recovery. The steps that users have to go through for resetting their password are as easy as those used for sign up. However, you will need to remember the email account used for twitter.com sign in and have access to the inbox of this account.
Step 1: After you have clicked on the link that says “forgot password” you will be redirected to a page where you will be asked to provide either your username, the email id used for registration or the phone number if this was furnished at sign up.
Step 2: If you can give them the email id or the phone number, you will immediately receive a message for verifying your identity. Use the code in the mail or the text message to reset the password.
Even if you do not have the log in details such as the email id or the phone number, they will still try to help you to recover the password by asking you to enter details on any phone number that was associated with the account. However, in the absence of this information, you may get locked out of your account. So, the best thing to do is provide an email address that you frequently use for twitter.com sign in.