How To Log Into and Switch Between Multiple Twitter Profiles

Having multiple Twitter profiles can be useful for separating personal and professional content, managing multiple brands or clients, testing different marketing strategies, and more. While Twitter allows you to have up to 5 accounts connected to one phone number, logging in and out of each profile can be tedious. Fortunately, there are easier ways to manage multiple Twitter accounts, both on desktop and mobile.

Creating Additional Twitter Accounts

The first step is creating additional Twitter profiles beyond your original account. Here’s how:

On Desktop

  1. Go to and click Sign Up in the top right.
  2. Enter your name, email, and password to create your new account.
  3. Complete the signup process by adding a profile photo and header image.

On Mobile

  1. Open the Twitter app and tap your profile icon in the top left.
  2. Tap the More icon (3 dots) and select Add Account.
  3. Tap Create New Account and follow the prompts.

You can create up to 5 Twitter accounts on one phone number. Each account needs a unique username and password.

Logging Into Multiple Accounts on Desktop

Once your additional accounts are set up, here’s how to log into them all on desktop:

  1. Go to and sign into your main account.
  2. Click your profile icon in the bottom left.
  3. Select Add An Existing Account.
  4. Enter the username and password of your second account.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for additional accounts.

To switch accounts, simply click your profile icon again and choose the account you want to access.

Managing Multiple Accounts on Mobile

Toggling between multiple Twitter profiles is just as easy on your phone:

On iPhone

  1. Open the Twitter app and tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the More icon then Add Account.
  3. Log into your second account when prompted.
  4. To switch accounts, tap your profile icon and select the account.

On Android

  1. Open the menu and tap your profile icon.
  2. Tap the down arrow and choose Add Account.
  3. Enter your login details for the additional account.
  4. Access your other accounts from the menu profile list.

Tips for Managing Multiple Profiles

Here are some top tips for keeping your Twitter accounts organized:

  • Customize profile photos so you can easily tell accounts apart at a glance.
  • Use Twitter lists to segment followers and conversations by account.
  • Check notifications before switching accounts to avoid missing messages.
  • Use a social media manager like Hootsuite to access all accounts on one dashboard.
  • Be careful when posting to ensure content goes to the right audience.

Why Have Multiple Twitter Accounts?

There are a few key reasons you may want to have more than one Twitter profile:

  • Separate personal and professional content – Keep your business and personal lives distinct.
  • Manage multiple brands or clients – If you handle social media for multiple companies.
  • Test marketing strategies – Experiment with different tactics on separate accounts.
  • Gain privacy – Express opinions anonymously on a secondary account.
  • Segment audiences – Appeal to different demographics with tailored content.

Managing multiple Twitter profiles takes organization and vigilance, but is worthwhile for many social media managers, marketers, and public figures seeking to compartmentalize their online presence. Following this guide on logging into and switching between accounts makes it simpler to toggle between profiles and keep your accounts properly separated.