I forgot my Twitter password! How do I reset it?

If you’ve forgotten your Twitter password, use the instructions below to reset it:

  1. Select the Forgot password? link from the sign in page on either,, Twitter for Android or Twitter for iPhone, or click here.
  2. Enter your email address or Twitter username.
  3. Check your email inbox. Twitter will send a message to your account’s email address immediately.
  4. Click the reset link from that email.
  5. Choose a new password.

Note: The password reset links included in the email are time-sensitive, so if you click the link and it doesn’t work, try requesting a new one and use the link as soon as you can!

If you’ve added your mobile number to your account, you can receive a password reset via SMS/text message.

  1. Access the Forgot password? page and enter your Twitter username or mobile number.
  2. If prompted, select Reset via phone.
  3. Twitter will text you a 6 digit code – this will only be valid for 15 minutes.
  4. Enter this code.
  5. Choose a new password when prompted.