How to get hands-on with iPhone Twitter tools?


We are at a time when greater integration is happening among the devices such as smartphones as well as tablets with that of social networking services so that users can enjoy social networking even at the time of traveling.

Here the topic deals with the iOS 5’s new integrated Twitter tools especially in iPhone.

Adding Twitter Credentials

Twitter preferences are usually found in the Settings app

How to get hands-on with iPhone Twitter tools?


Username as well as password will be automatically picked if the user already have Twitter app installed

  • If the app is not installed, users will have to manually enter the username as well as password

  • Enter the required information within the relevant boxes

  • Sign In

  • Users will have to eventually make use of at least one account for making use of the in-built Twitter tools

  • It is often desirable to add two accounts

  • Then click on Update Contacts

  • Update Contacts is tapped for authorizing iOS to compare the user entries in the Contacts App with that of the Twitter accounts that the user follows

    Sending Regular Tweets

    For sending regular tweets, users will have to enter the contacts username that should be followed by the Tweet

  • It has to be noted that ‘@’ sign will be automatically preceded by default

  • If the user wishes to keep the message they send as private, then replace the ‘@’ with ‘D’ for sending a direct message

    Tweeting Photos


    The photos app comes with the ability to directly tweet the user’s snaps

  • Images are uploaded on to the Twitter’s own servers

  • The images are finally stored at

  • For tweeting photos, the following steps have to be followed;

    Open the image

  • Select the toolbar’s button that denotes shortcut

  • Now select the tweet

  • Users will then have to type the message that they wish to accompany with the image

    • The image will be attached to the tweet as a paper-clipped thumbnail

    • Users can also add the current location on to the tweets

    • For preventing the security risks, the feature is disabled by default

    • For enabling it;

      Go to Settings

    • Click on Location Services

    • Swap the On/Off button beside Twitter to ON position

      Tweeting Videos

      It is not possible for the users to tweet the videos taken by means of their iPhone. But it is possible for the users to tweet the links to You Tube movies by means of You Tube app.

      Search for the video that the user wishes to tweet

      Click the ‘Done’ tab that is present at the top of the video window in the transport toolbar

    • Now the users will have to enter the name of the video for stepping back to the index page

    • Finally users will have to select the Share Video for calling up the usual Twitter posting options

      This is how users can get hands-on with iPhone Twitter tools.

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