How to activate chronological order in the Twitter timeline?

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If you're constantly using Twitter, chances are you need to consider this option, which we'll talk about later. The truth is that the display of tweets based on the time they were posted it can be much more convenient than the current way the platform handles.

What is Twitter timeline mode and how does it work?

A few years ago, the information that was displayed on Twitter was indicated by its time of publication, where the most recent tweets appeared at the top and as the user scrolled down, they saw older ones.



This in practical terms is very convenient for users who use the platform, since they can see all the publications made by the following accounts. On the other hand, it is also worthwhile to disable the automatic playback of videos and GIFs on Twitter, in order to further improve the experience.

In any case, in relation to the order, the latest versions of the application Twitter they don't have a timeline-based system, on the other hand, they mainly focus on those tweets that are more popular or have a greater number of interactions.

As you can imagine, not all users liked this change. In any case, we can use some tools present in the application that will eventually allow us to to recover to some extent the old Twitter operation, read the following for more information.

How to activate chronological order in the Twitter timeline?

Although mobile telephony is still very much in force, the truth is that a large proportion of users of social platforms, such as Twitter, specifically use their computer to navigate. If you are one of these users, the following guide is for you.



In the case of using the our computers, the process of activating Twitter chronological order is relatively straightforward. If you have any doubts, just read the following instructions carefully, through which you can enable this platform function:

  1. The first thing you should do is log into your Twitter account. If you're having trouble, there are other ways to log in if you can't get on Twitter.
  2. Go to the settings section, here you have to click on “Settings and privacy”.
  3. All the options related to your account will be displayed, you need to find one named "Preferences related to contents ".
  4. The “History” tab should be open, in this section you should activate the “Show most recent tweets first” option.

In addition to the above, if you don't want to miss anything, you can activate Twitter notifications on your PC, this way you will receive notifications about your favorite twitter users and accounts.

Turn on chronological order in the Twitter timeline on Android

Gradually, smart mobile phones have positioned themselves among the most important devices. That said, it is clear that many users use their mobile phones to access platforms such as Twitter.

If you are a user of the Android platform, then you should carefully read the following guide that we have prepared so that you can learn how to properly enable the old Twitter timeline mode:


  1. In the case of Android, what you need to do first is to open the application.
  2. Your profile icon or picture will appear on the top left of the screen, click there.
  3. Now you need to click on the option “Settings e privacy”.
  4. Locate the "Content Preferences" section, click this option.
  5. Appears "Change to view more tweets recent". All you need to do is to enable this section and that way you can switch to Twitter chronological mode.

It should be noted that this option may not appear to many users. In that case, there is unfortunately nothing that can be done to restore the chronological display style.


In addition to the above, now that you know how to access the configuration options, we recommend that you enable two-step verification on Twitter, which is a must if you want to protect the integrity of your account.


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