Twitter Blue – What It is and How it Works

When you get verified on Twitter, you get a blue tick that tells other users that you are a verified user. But did you know that there are other ways to get the blue tick? Twitter Blue allows you to get a blue tick on your Twitter profile.

Twitter Blue - What It is and How it Works

Aside from the blue tick, Twitter Blue gives you access to every feature of the Twitter app. It also creates a better way to post, view, and access other people’s contents on the Twitter app. This article will provide you with information about Twitter’s premium subscription service.

What is Twitter Blue?

Twitter Blue is a monthly paid subscription that adds a blue tick to your Twitter account and allows you to enjoy additional features on Twitter . This new subscription feature is available to all Twitter users, allowing them to better utilize their Twitter accounts. Irrespective of whether you are an old or new user, it is available to all.

How Does It Works?

You will receive access to your account 90 days after subscribing via the app. This is because, within that 90-day period, they will make some changes to your Twitter account. After that, you can now explore new features such as editing posts and so on.

As long as your country is eligible for this service, you can apply for it. However, after your account has been upgraded and you’ve gotten the blue tick, you can now access every Twitter feature, even those that have yet to be distributed.

What are the New Features Included in Twitter Blue?

There are a variety of features that come with this service. Aside from the blue checkmark, you get to explore a whole lot more features. These are features that you cannot access with your regular Twitter account. The features are as follows:

  • Edit tweet.
  • Customizing your app theme.
  • Customizing your Twitter app icon.
  • Undo tweets.
  • Navigation set up custom.
  • Uploading 10 minutes videos.
  • Managing and creating bookmark folders.

From your profile, you can check your blue tweet settings for the most up-to-date list of features available on your Twitter Blue account. Unfortunately, the only feature you cannot access is changing your profile name after it has been activated.

How to Find Twitter Blue Feature Settings

It is very easy to find the list of features available on Twitter’s premium subscription service. As long as you now make use of the Twitter app, you can check out the features. The steps are as follows:

  • Log in to your Twitter Blue account on the Twitter app or website.
  • Go to your profile menu.
  • Click on “Twitter Blue.”  
  • After that, check the list of features under the feature settings.

All you need to do now is read through every feature and see what is available for you to enjoy.

Eligible Countries

Presently, Twitter Blue is not available in all countries around the world. Instead, it is limited to only a few countries around the world. If you reside in any of these countries, you are eligible for it. Below are the eligible countries:

  • Australia.
  • UK.
  • Canada.
  • New Zealand.
  • US.

But the good news about it is that Twitter has made plans to extend the countries eligible for it. So for now, it is not yet available everywhere.

What Device is Twitter Blue Available on?

Unfortunately, at the moment, Twitter Blue is only available for iOS devices. It has not been distributed across other devices yet. So if you use an iOS device, you can make use of this service.

How Much Does It Cost?

Lucky enough, Twitter’s premium subscription service is very affordable to pay for and be a part of. You must pay a certain amount of money for a subscription each month via the app. Without making this payment, you cannot make use of the app and its features.

To stay connected, you must pay $7.99 per month for a subscription. However, if you are an existing subscriber, depending on your country and its currency, you will be continuously charged at your subscription rate until it cancels.

How Do I Sign up?

To sign up for Twitter premium subscription service, you need to follow the below steps:

  • Go to your profile menu on the Twitter app or website.
  • Click on “Twitter Blue.”
  • Tap the Subscribe button that appears.

Follow up the Twitter subscription process and instructions to subscribe for this service.

How Do I Check My Subscription Status?

To check your subscription status, follow the guidelines below;

  • Go to your Twitter profile menu.
  • Click on “Twitter Blue.”
  • On the active status badge, with a green tick, identify that you are enrolled in Twitter Blue.

Then you can check your subscription status.

How do I Set up my Custom Navigation?

To set up your custom navigation, you need to;

  • Go to your profile menu.
  • Select feature settings.
  • Click on “Custom Navigation.”
  • Hold the items in place and drag them into the desired order.
  • After that, click on “Save.”

Once all this is done, you have officially set up your custom navigation.

How Do I Undo a Tweet From Notification After Composing?

On Twitter Blue, there is a feature that allows you to undo your tweet from your notifications after composing it. Using the below steps, you can undo a tweet from notifications.

  • Before tweeting, go to Undo Your Tweet Settings.
  • Compose your tweet.
  • Now send it.
  • Click on the view tweet link that appears after it has sent.
  • Click on Tweet Undo period on Tweet display with a timer.
  • Click on “undo.”
  • You will be directed to a composer to redo your tweet.
  • Read through your tweet and click on “Tweet” when you are done.
  • Then, after the timer expires, your tweet will be posted.

Now that you have done this, you can now follow this step whenever you need it.