How to Schedule a Tweet

If you want to schedule the date and time of sending out a tweet, then you can do this using a computer, tablet and your mobile phone.

A lot of people have said it’s not an available option on a mobile device, however, it is possible and our quick guide will show you the steps to do it.

Computer Method

To schedule sending out a tweet on a computer, first of all, go to the Twitter website to the main page here:

https://twitter.com

Then sign in to the website using your login credentials. This will take you to your Twitter feed like this:

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Twitter Feed

At the bottom left, you will see a big blue Tweet button. Go ahead and click that to bring up the compose tweet popup.

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Compose a Tweet Popup

Now type in the tweet that you want to send out. Remember to add any images, gifs or polls as you want. Then, you will see the little icon with the timer on it here:

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Scheduled Tweet

Click this and it will bring up the criteria that you can set for when you want the Tweet to be sent out automatically:

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Scheduled Time Criteria

Once you are happy with the settings you have selected, click on the Confirm button at the top right.

This will now take you back to the composing tweet popup, but, you will now notice that the button has changed to Schedule:

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Schedule the Tweet

Now go ahead and click Schedule and the tweet will be sent to your set scheduled criteria.

Mobile Phone & Tablet Method

A lot of people say that the option is not there to send a scheduled tweet on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Yes, they are correct, within the Twitter application, there isn’t the option to do this. However, all you need to do is to open your Internet browser on your mobile device and follow the exact same steps as above!

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When using the mobile devices’ internet browser, you will get the option to set the schedule for a tweet:

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Schedule a Tweet with Mobile

Then this will popup the schedule options:

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Set your schedule options

Then you will see that the settings for the scheduled tweet are there, then just click the Schedule button.

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Schedule the Tweet

Conclusion

This is a very simple way of scheduling any tweets that you want to send out from your own Twitter account. It is probably not the best way to schedule tweets if you are a business or social media star, but it does the job and proves that you can do it using mobile devices!

If you have any trouble or any questions, please leave us a message in the comments below and we will try to help you out where we can.

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