How to Find Someone on Twitter by Phone Number

Twitter is a very powerful yet mini-blogging social networking site that allows you to connect with new people, friends, family, and coworkers through the exchange of short tweets and quick messages. Twitter leads to changing human ideas by retweeting provides short information, discussions, news, and ideas with each other on the platform.

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It is being operated by the biggest tycoon to a small teenager. The biggest of life events that happen around the world happen here. It made a commitment to people who are equal to your age criteria.

It is straightforward nowadays to find contacts on social media sites through phone numbers. However, you need to create your account to know if the particular person is using the same site. It was tough to attach a phone number or e-mail address to find a particular person.

Nevertheless, now Twitter can sync your phone contacts and show a list of profiles of whoever in your contact is using Twitter.

Here you can find complete guide on how to find someone on Twitter by phone number.

Sound’s good? Let’s get started.

How to Find Someone on Twitter by Phone Number

  • Open the Twitter app on your phone.
  • Go to the Settings and Privacy.
  • Tap on Privacy > Discoverability and contacts.
  • Enable “Let others find using phone numbers”.
  • Next, enable “Sync address book contacts”.
  • It will start syncing contacts.
  • Now, open your Twitter from Chrome.
  • Go to the Discoverability and contacts page.
  • Next tap on Manage Contacts.
  • That’s it, next you will see a list of contacts on your phone that are registered on Twitter.
find someone on twitter by phone number

However, if the person has enabled the privacy settings by not allowing their accounts to be found by their contact info, you may not be able to found them.

Alternative Ways to Find Someone on Twitter

1. Search a Twitter User via Truecaller

Twitter, a social media sites that make 500,000 users a very week, has collaborated with Truecaller- a Swedish phone directory with a many-advanced feature to enhance itself in this world of artificial intelligence technology!

Through Truecaller, Indian Twitter users can now follow each other via phone numbers. They can call, follow or retweet them back by merely a Truecaller app. However, you do so, you have to keep your Twitter account connected with the Truecaller app.

According to the statement, released by Truecaller CEO and Co-Founder Alan Mamedi “The person using Truecaller can instantly come to know who is using Twitter with the help of Truecaller and with just a missed call, he or she can retweet back. In addition, he said, they have specially made this feature for Indians who want fast and consistent communication.

2. Find Someone on Twitter by Username

If you are using Twitter through a web browser:

Type the Twitter Username if you know or name of the person in the search box, then select their name by the search results that appeared on the Twitter page.

find someone on twitter by phone number

If you are unable to search the user you are in need of, tap the enter button you will be able to view a full page of search results and keep on doing enter for more search results until you find the particular person.

If you are using Twitter through a mobile app:

Enter the username or name and tap the magnifying glass. You will come towards a range of searches by the same name. Your selection can be easy if they have put their own photo in the profile picture.

You can click on the follow button, once you have searched for the person on Twitter.

3. Find by Browsing Twitter’s Suggestion

Twitter can make high-quality recommendations depending on the browsing history of your contacts, emails, names, and other social media sources such as Facebook.

You simply have to click the view all link just next to who to follow the subject header on the left side of the webpage.

4. Twitter Account Finder

There are many third-party tools and websites, which help you to find the person acting on a particular social media site. By you can find anyone unless they have changed their discoverability options on Twitter that has a direct impact on search results.

One more app is TwitterLocal that finds your Twitter user through the geographic location. It is a great app for the one who is interested to meet people living in any formal or informal way.

Twellow – a handy tool also known as Twitterverse is based to find profiles through keywords. Twellow profiles can be claimed by any Twitter usernames that belong to them.

Twitter Search as a search engine based especially on Twitter users. You can find anyone by typing in the search field on the top of the Twitter search header. When you search anything on Twitter Search, it brings tweets and results in chronological order. You can find people or your interest in a profession by merely typing keywords. The people you receive through this search are active users of Twitter.

Final Words:

There are ample methods still to find someone on Twitter, apparently besides contacts only. The only important thing is they will be visible only if they are accessible and discoverable by not enabling privacy!

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.