If there is one app that has taken probably the most aggressive stand to prevent online trolling and sensitive contents, it has to be Twitter. The need-of-the-hour like features such as, the ability to mute abusive words or phrases, enable safe search mode have immensely enhanced user-experience. What’s more, you can now even filter your Twitter notifications on your iOS device.
Thanks to the advanced filter, you have the option to completely block notifications from people who haven’t confirmed their email, phone number or have a default profile photo. If you no longer want to receive annoying notifications from such dubious accounts and wish to use Twitter with the essential peace of mind, make sure to filter notifications. Let me walk you through this quick guide.
How to Filter Notifications in Twitter on iPhone and iPad
Note: Make sure you have the latest version of Twitter.
Step #1. Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device → Now, tap on Me tab at the bottom right corner of the screen → Tap on the gear icon next to your profile picture.
Step #2. Now, you need to select Settings and privacy from the menu.
Step #3. Tap on Notifications.
Step #4. Next up, tap on Advanced filters under FILTERS section.
Step #5. On the next screen, you will have four options to mute notifications from people–
- You don’t follow
- Who have a default profile photo
- Who haven’t confirmed their email
- Who haven’t confirmed their phone
Toggle the switch from each of the given options.
Step #8. Finally, tap on Done at the top right-hand corner in order to confirm the change.
The advanced filter is a very necessary feature which you should use to have a better experience. If you are concerned about the security of your Twitter account, enable two-step verification to add an additional layer of protection in order to ward off hacking.
Are you happy with Twitter’s proactive stand to curb mute abusive words, block sensitive accounts and filter notifications? Share your feedback in the comments.