Twitter is a social networking platform where the users share messages known as tweets. The Twitter app is available for both Android and iPhone users. Tweets are short 140 character messages with a video or an image. On Twitter, users can follow each other and see their tweets in their timeline. Like Facebook Messages, Twitter has DM where you can share messages with others.

DM on Twitter

In Twitter, DM stands for Direct Message. It simply means messaging someone privately on Twitter. As the name suggests, DMs are personal messages that are sent to each other. On the other hand, Tweets are available for all the followers to read and re-tweet. To DM, you can use the Twitter app or the Twitter URL.

How to DM Twitter: From Android

Step1: Firstly, tap the Letter icon, and this will direct you to the messages.

Letter icon

Step2: Now, you will get the list of accounts that you have messaged with before. Tap on an account to message. If you want to make a new message, click on the Message icon.

Messages icon

Step3: Next, search and add the usernames of the people or account to send a message.

DM on Twitter

Step4: After that, tap the Next button.

DM on Twitter

Step5: Type the message, add gif (from the gif icon) or photos.

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Step6: Then click on the Send button.

DM on Twitter

How to DM Twitter: From iOS

Twitter is available for iOS users through the app. Let’s look into sending a direct message through Twitter on iOS devices. Sending DMs on Twitter from iOS is the same as Android.

Step1: Firstly, tap the Letter icon, and this will direct you to the messages.

Step2: Secondly, click on the Message icon to make a new message.

Step3: Next, add the usernames of the people to send a message.

Step4: Type the message, add gif (from the gif icon) or photos to send and then, click on the paper airplane icon.

How to DM Twitter: From Website

Step1: Firstly, go to the Twitter website on any web browser on Mac or Windows PC and sign in with your account.

Step2: From the left side, select the Messages option.

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Step3: Next, click on the New Message icon or choose an account from the recent message list.

DM on Twitter

Step4: Next, add the usernames of the people to send a message and click on Next.

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Step5: Type the message, add gif or photos to send and then, click on Send.

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How to DM on Twitter to Non Followers

On Twitter, you won’t have any restriction for DM. You can send messages to anyone on Twitter provided that you have the correct Twitter ID, including the accounts that you are not following. Even you can DM to Twitter IDs that are blocked. However, the blocked user won’t receive any messages.

Sending Direct Message Failed on Twitter

If you have issues with the DM or you can’t send direct messages on Twitter, or you are getting Sending Direct Message Failed error on Twitter, there may be some issue with your Twitter ID. As per the regulations by Twitter, you can’t send more than 1000 DMs on Twitter in a single day. If you exceed that 1000 DMs limit, you have to wait for the next day. If you are sending direct messages on Twitter to an account that is not following you, you have to verify your phone number.

Now, DM your friends and followers on Twitter easily. Connect with your friends through the Twitter app. If you have any issues with the direct messages on Twitter, let us know in the comments below.