[Update: Nov. 23] Twitter users have not been getting any notifications lately, multiple reports pooling in

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on June 22, 2021) follows:

Twitter is among the most used apps on iOS and Android. The social networking and microblogging service has over 300 million active users.

However, it seems an issue has been troubling users of the Twitter app lately where they are not receiving any notifications.

twitter in post

As of this writing, multiple reports regarding the same are still pooling in on the microblogging platform itself.

It is unclear why the Twitter notifications are not working for users of the app but the issue appears to be widespread.

Also, Twitter has not yet made any official comments on the matter so whether this is an outage or not remains a mystery as well.

my twitter notifications damn it’s still not working…

does twitter know mercury retrograde ended?? pls show me my notifications


User reports even outline that Twitter notifications of all sorts including tweets, tags, and messages are not working.

While all this is clearly indicative of an outage, nothing is certain until an official announcement comes out.

This is inconveniencing users as they are unable to keep tabs on their profiles because of the said issue.


It is possible that the microblogging and social networking service provider might already be working to resolve the issue.

However, this is still based on our speculation and users are still reporting about the said issue.

Hopefully, Twitter soon provides more clarity on the matter and fixes the problem for good.


That said, we will keep tracking this for further development and will provide more details as and when they come to light.

Update 01 (December 07)

IST 10:38 am: Many months later and this issue seems to continue bugging Twitter users. Luckily, Twitter Support has finally come out to acknowledge this bug.

twitter notifications tab issue acknowledged

Update 02 (January 08, 2022)

IST 03:35 pm: Some Twitter users are complaining (1, 2, 3, 4) that they are not receiving any notifications since the latest app update.

Fortunately, Twitter support acknowledged the issue and said that they are currently working on a fix. However, they did not provide any ETA for a fix.

Update 03 (May 25, 2022)

09:58 am (IST): Many users are now reporting that they aren’t receiving notifications for new tweets. Here are some user reports for reference:

I’m not seeing notifications for accounts I have notifications turned on for. Why? @TwitterSupport (Source)

@TwitterSupport About a month’s worth of notifications has gone missing from my timeline. They date from a few minutes ago to mid-April. How can I get them restored? (Source)

Wish @TwitterSupport would fix up. Haven’t been able to see my notifications properly for weeks (Source)

Luckily, Twitter support has acknowledged this issue and said that they are working to resolve it.

Update 04 (July 27, 2022)

IST 06:19 pm: Some Twitter users are again experiencing the issue where they are not receiving notifications of interactions with their posts or profiles (1, 2, 3).

Twitter team is aware of the issue and working on a fix.

Update 05 (Sept. 23, 2022)

11:22 am (IST): Many Twitter users are again reporting (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) that they aren’t receiving notifications for DMs and new Tweets.

Meanwhile, Twitter support is suggesting some basic troubleshooting steps to those affected to resolve this issue.

Sorry about that — try these steps with the accounts you want notifications on to see if it helps: Turn the bell icon off > log out of your account > log back into your account > turn the bell icon back on. Keep us posted. (Source)

Update 06 (Oct. 03, 2022)

04:16 pm (IST): Twitter app recently received an update on Android with v9.61.0 that introduced a new DM (Direct-Message) UI. However, some users are facing issues with direct message UI after the update.

Users say (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7) that they aren’t getting notifications for DMs. Moreover, the new UI is also slow, laggy, and unresponsive (1, 2, 3, 4).

However, as a potential workaround you can revert back to the previous version to get rid of this problem.

Update 07 (Nov. 23, 2022)

03:09 pm (IST): Many users are reporting (1, 2) that Twitter notifications are hit-and-miss for them. Luckily, Elon Musk responded to one of those affected and said that they are looking into it.

NOTE: There are more such stories in our dedicated Twitter section so be sure to go through it.

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