How to Remove Followers from Twitter?

How to Remove Followers from Twitter?

Oct 21, 2021, 11:16:18 AM News

Twitter is one of the most leading social networking platforms these days. It is much popular among millions of people all over the world. One can use Twitter on multiple devices, including Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, along with Android and iOS devices.



Handling a Twitter account is pretty easy for anyone. The platform includes many great features that one can easily access to have the best socializing experience. To enhance the experience of its users, the service keeps on adding new options from time to time.


Recently, Twitter is testing the first of its proposed suite of new privacy tools, which means it is enabling the users to remove followers without even blocking them. Yes, that’s right. Twitter users can now remove followers from their list who they don’t want to see their posts, and they don’t even have to block them.


Are you also one of the Twitter users? Do you want to know how you can remove followers from your list without even blocking them? If you are interested to know about this newly added Twitter feature, you will need to go through this entire post. Here, we will provide you with every detail regarding the remove follower feature of Twitter, along with the method to use it. To get all the details, all you will have to do is read this whole post.


All About the “Remove Followers” Feature of Twitter


Whether you have a public Twitter account or a private account, you will be able to get rid of the unwanted followers from your list without even blocking them. The platform is adding the following feature to curb targeted harassment, at least to a certain extent.


Also, you need to know that, for now, the “Remove Follower” feature is limited to the web version of Twitter. You will have to use the age-old technique of blocking and unblocking a person to remove from your follower list on mobile devices. And with all this, let’s see how you can get rid of the problematic followers on Twitter.


Instructions to Remove a Twitter Follower from User Profile


Here are the instructions to remove Twitter followers from user profiles:


  • Firstly, launch a web browser on your desktop and log in to your Twitter account using your username and password.
  • After signing in to your user account, you will have to go to the profile of the person who you want to kick from your follower list.
  • On reaching the next window, you will click on the horizontal three-dotted menu icon to the DM or Follow button’s left.
  • Now, a list of options will appear on your screen. Here, you will have to click on the newly added “Remove this Follower” option.
  • And when you see the confirmation prompt appearing on your screen, you will have to click the red “Remove” button to end the process. And that’s it. The person will now be removed from your follower list.


Alternative Method: Instructions for Removing Users Via Your Twitter Followers List


Here is the alternative method you can follow to remove followers from your Twitter account:


  • To get started with this method, you will firstly log in to your Twitter profile. After logging in, click on the follower count button, after which the list of your followers will appear on your screen.
  • Now, you will be able to see a three-dotted menu icon, including options like share, mute, report, and block profiles. Here, you will also see a newly added option to remove followers. To proceed further, you will choose the option of “Remove this Follower.”
  • When the confirmation prompt appears on your screen, click on the “Remove” button to remove the selected follower from your list.
  • By following all of the steps mentioned above, you can remove as many followers as you want.


Removing Twitter Followers by Blocking Account


Follow the steps mentioned here to remove any Twitter followers by blocking their account:


  • First of all, launch the Twitter app on your device and then go to the profile of the person you would like to block.
  • After reaching the person’s profile page, go to the three-dotted menu icon to tap it.
  • You will now click on the “Block (username)” option from the list of the options appearing on your screen.
  • At last, hit the “Block” option once again when you see a confirmation prompt on your screen. And now, the user will be removed and blocked from your Twitter follower list.


So, these are the three most straightforward methods following which any Twitter user can get rid of any unwanted followers from their list. Try the newly added “Remove Follower” feature now. And keep visiting our website to get all the updates.



Published by Elisa Wilson

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