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Have you ever wanted to search for a tweet from a specific date? With the Twitter mobile app, you can either sort them or search tweets a specific user and date range. In this article, we’ll teach you how to use these two methods.

Method 1
Method 1 of 2:
Searching Tweets by Date Range

  1. 1
    Tap on the Search button in the Twitter app. This looks like a magnifying glass icon, and it's located in the bottom toolbar.
  2. 2
    Type the user and dates into the search bar. Use this format to customize your search: from:[user name] since:YYYY-MM-DD until:YYYY-MM-DD.
    • For example, you could search wikiHow's tweets from the past month by typing "from:wikiHow since:2021-11-03 until:2021-12-03."
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  3. 3
    Tap Search. It's at the bottom-right of your keypad. This displays all tweets from that user during the selected date range.
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Method 2
Method 2 of 2:
Sorting Tweets in Order

  1. 1
    Tap on the Search button in the Twitter app. This looks like a magnifying glass icon, and it's located in the bottom toolbar.
  2. 2
    Type your search in the search bar. Tap the search bar at the top of the screen and type in keywords for the tweets you want to search.
    • For example, if you want to see tweets of inspirational quotes, you might type in "inspirational words" or "quote of the day."
  3. 3
    Tap Latest to show search results in date order. Under the search bar, you can choose from different tabs to sort your results. To organize them starting from the most recent, tap Latest.
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      This article was co-authored by wikiHow staff writer, Ellie Salyers. Ellie Salyers is a Technology Writer for wikiHow. Ellie has experience working for a data science startup, as well as writing analytically and creatively for college courses. She has written a number of how-to articles in the technology and social media spaces. She is currently earning her Bachelor's Degree from NYU in Social & Cultural Analysis alongside a double minor in Creative Writing and Studio Art. This article has been viewed 11,536 times.
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      Updated: January 24, 2022
      Views: 11,536
      Categories: Social Media
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      1. Open the app.
      2. Tap on the magnifying glass icon.
      3. Type the user and dates into the search bar.
      4. Tap Search.

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