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  Article updated: June 13, 2024

Connect an X (formerly Twitter) account

Connect an X (formerly Twitter) profile to Hootsuite to manage it from the same place as your other social media accounts. When you connect an X account to Hootsuite, you can publish to it, engage with your audience, create reports, and more.

To add social accounts to Hootsuite organizations, you need super admin, admin, or custom Add social networks permissions for your Hootsuite organization. To find out more, see Manage your organization's social accounts.

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Add a Twitter profile

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  1. In a separate browser tab or window, log out of Twitter.
  2. In Hootsuite, go to My profile, and then select Manage accounts and teams.
    Professional plans: Select + Private account.
    Team, Business, and Enterprise plans: Select Manage beside your organization name, and then select Add a social network.
  3. Select Twitter.
  4. Enter the Twitter account credentials (username and password) and then select Sign In.
    Using a Google or Apple sign-in is not supported when connecting to Hootsuite. You'll need to generate a password by going to the Twitter login page and selecting Forgot password.


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