How to get notifications on selected users tweet?


Twitter is one of the most popular social networking sites in the world. The service is providing stiffer competition for other social networking services such as Facebook as well as Google+.

For all the users who makes use of Twitter in their corresponding iPhone, iPad as well as iPod Touch, it is for sure that it comes with push notifications set up for their Mentions, Retweets as well as Replies. But the major problem is that there are no Twitter apps that will help the users in setting up push notifications for specific users.


But now there is a solution that to this, which is called ‘Boxcar’.

Boxcar is one of the applications that are available for download from the App Store. The application mainly helps in push notifications. One of the wonderful features that come with Boxcar is ‘Twitter Follow’. With the help of Boxcar, users can set the Boxcar up for pushing the tweets of specific people to the user’s iPhone.

Only condition is that Boxcar will fetch the Public Timeline, which means that users won’t get the tweets pushed in case the person protected their tweets.

Users will have to follow the below mentioned steps to push the favorite people’s tweets to the ones own device.

Download ‘Boxcar’ from the Apple App Store

How to get notifications on selected users tweet?

Launch Boxcar

  • Sign Up in Boxcar with the credentials

  • Now the users will have to select ‘Add a Service’

  • From the range of options provided, users will have to click the option titled ‘Twitter Follow’

  • In Twitter Follow, users will have to enter the name of their choice corresponding to the ‘Name’ option


    Users will then have to enter the ‘Username’ in the ‘People to Follow’ option

  • Ensure that the user name should be free of @ as well as Commas

  • Users will have to ensure that ‘Update Badge’ option is ON

    There is also another way by means of which users can do this process;

    Go to

  • Log In with the Log In credentials

  • Now the users will have to click ‘Add People’

    Now enter the required information in the space provided inside ‘Add People’

  • That’s it, the procedure has been successfully completed

    This is how by making use of Boxcar application, users can get notifications when selected users tweet.

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