How To Message Someone On Twitter Who Doesn't Follow You
Last Updated : Nov 19, 2021
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In this article we will show you how to message someone on twitter who doesn’t follow you, what is life without being able to message people, At times we all want to message that random troll on twitter and exchange some harsh words or message a small business enquiring about their products.
We don’t want to go through the trouble of following them, don’t worry we got you covered, you can message people even if they don’t follow you or you follow them.
It was not possible to message people if they do not follow you till last year. Twitter did not allowed this feature to prevent spam and harassment but now it is possible to do so by just a simple change in the Twitter's account settings.
Your messages will not be directly delivered to people but they will receive it in their "Message request" folder where they can accept or reject your request so good luck.
Enabling this setting will mean that others who don't follow you will also be able to message you. You'll be able to accept or reject such messages and the media content such as Gif or images will not be downloaded automatically, You'll have to click on "View" to see the content, this prevents cyber bullying. Let's see how to enable this feature.
Step By Step Guide On How To Message Someone On Twitter Who Doesn’t Follow You :-
- Unlock your device and open the app tray, click on the "Twitter" Icon. The process is same in every device so it doesn't matters if you have IOS or android.
There will be a profile option on the top left of your home screen feed. Tap on it and scroll down to find settings and privacy
When you'll click on the settings and privacy you will find privacy and safety on the opening menu.
After clicking on it, scroll down in the new page to find "Direct messages" and tap
Under this option, you have to tick a checklist box “receive direct messages from anyone” in order to send or receive direct messages to people who does not follow you.
You have to be a little careful if you wish to enable this feature as it invites trolls and spams directly to your inbox, if you want to turn it off in future just follow the same given steps and turn off the Receive message requests. I hope this article on how to message someone on twitter who doesn’t follow you helps you.