Twitter, the most popular micro-blogging and social media platform. From celebrities, Marketer to Politicians, everyone uses twitter now-days. Well, what we are going to talk in this tutorial is “How to Recover Deleted Tweets in 2020?“.
We post a lot of things on twitter from opinions to photos pretty much everything. But somehow you deleted some of your precious photos or memories from Twitter. Now you want to recover deleted tweets so, you can save all your memories.
But, you don’t know how to recover deleted tweets. Let me assure you, that it’s not that difficult as you think of it. Let’s recover deleted tweets and memories from your twitter account…
How to Recover Deleted Tweets in 2020?
Follow the steps carefully and within a few seconds, you will be able to recover deleted tweets and photos from your twitter account back.
1. Login to your Twitter account
Go to Twitter.com and login to your twitter account from where tweets you want to recover.
2. Go to Twitter Account Settings
In the right corner, you’ll find a gear icon, when you click on it, It will show you a drop-down menu. From that drop-down menu, you need to click on the Settings option. It will open your Twitter account settings.
3. Request your archive
On you Twitter account settings page, scroll down to the bottom of your page. While you scroll down to the bottom of your page, you’ll see a button saying “Request Your Archive”. You need to click that button to proceed.
4. Verify your request
When you click that “Request your Archive” button. Twitter will send an email to the email account registered with that Twitter account. The email will have a button or link saying “Go now” which you need to click. It will take you to a Twitter page(you may be asked to log in again) and then get to that page.
5. Download Twitter Archive
After going to that page, you will be shown a pop-up or a full page showing to download the Archive. You need to click on that “Download Archive” button and that’s it. You are good to go.
6. Extract that Archive zip
7. Open your Twitter Archive
After extraction, It will leave you with a folder called “tweets” on your desktop. Now, go to the folder and open a file “index.html” inside the folder and open it in any of your web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.
When you open that “index.html” file in your browser, it will show all your current and deleted tweets the same in the format of your online twitter account. But do remember, that this is not online. Only you can see them.
Alternate Method To Recover Deleted Tweets
If the above shared method doesn’t work for you just try the following method, I hope this will definitely work for your scenario. I am dividing this alternate Method to recover deleted tweets, according to different scenarios.
Scenario 1 : Recover your own Deleted Tweets
Method 1: Using Snapbird Tool
Follow the steps below to recover your own tweets using Snapbird :
Step 1 : Go to snapbird.org
Step 2 : Authenticate with Twitter : After opening the website you’ll get an option to Authenticate Snapbird with Twitter. Click on that option and then Authenticate.
Step 3 : Search in Timeline : Now Snapbird will show most of the tweets that you tweeted with images, current one and deleted too.
Scenario 2 : Someone else’s Deleted Tweets
If you want to search someone else’s Deleted Tweets whom you don’t have access to, then this method may work for you.
Method 1 : Using Snapbird
You can again use the same method as explained above but this time you don’t need to Authenticate your Twitter account. You can do a public search on Snapbird and BOOM!
Method 2 : Using Internet Archive
You can restore your or someone else’s Deleted Tweets by digging into Internet Archive. Follow the steps below:
Step 1 : Go to archive.org
Step 2 : Open the Internet archive section in the archive.org website.
Step 3 : Add URL to the Internet Archive : Now add the URL of your Twitter profile there and go to the specific date when you tweeted the tweet. Hopefully, you’ll find it there.
Method 3 : Using Google Cache
You can also recover the deleted tweets through the Google Webpage Cache. Follow the steps below :
Step 1 : Search for your Twitter page on Google through Desktop
Step 2 : Click on the green arrow next to the URL of your profile in Google search results.
Step 3 : Click on Cached and it will show you the previously Cached version of the page where you can find the deleted tweets of yourself or someone else’s.
Scenario 3 : Recover Tweets of Politicians
Method 1 : Using Politwoops
Politwoops is a website that automatically stores copies of the tweets tweeted by Political parties and their Politicians worldwide. You can use that website to search for any deleted tweets by Politicians.
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