How to Delete Twitter Search History on PC and Android

Your search on Twitter can be classified into two forms:

  • Normal Search
  • Saved Search

Let’s see both of them in detail.

Normal Search

As the name indicates, it is the search you made on Twitter.

When you place the cursor in the Twitter Search Box, you can see the normal searches under the “Recent searches" section.

Keep in mind that your normal searches will not be available to you on all Twitter platforms. For example: if you have searched for “Android" on the Twitter app, then it will not be shown in the web version of your Twitter account. It will be shown to you on the Twitter app only.

Saved Search

Saved searches are searches that you have saved on Twitter.

Each Twitter account is allowed to have up to 25 saved searches.

When you place the cursor in the Search Box, you can see the searches you have saved under the “Saved searches" section.

Your saved searches are available to you on all Twitter platforms. For example, you saved a search on PC. However, that search will be shown to you on the Twitter app.

How to Save a Search on Twitter

For beginners, let me explain how to save a search on Twitter (on web and app):

PC

  • Type the search term into the Search Box of Twitter and hit "Enter."

  • Once you see the search result, just click on the Overflow menu (three vertical dots) on the right side of the screen.
  • Now, click on "Save this search" option.

That’s it. All done. The search is saved to your account.

Twitter App for Android

  • Open app.
  • Tap the "Search" icon (besides "Home" icon) at the top.
  • Now, type the search term in the search field and hit "Enter."
  • Find and tap Overflow Menu in the search results.
  • Tap "Save."

Delete Twitter Search History

PC

Here’s how you can delete normal search and saved search on the Twitter web:

Go to your Twitter account and click on the "Search Box."

For Normal Search

If you want to delete an individual normal search, then just click X icon beside the normal search that you want to remove.

Click on "Clear All" link beside "Recent searches" to clear all the normal searches.

For Saved Search

  • Click on the X icon beside saved search that you want to remove.

Alternatively, you can do it in this way too: 

  • Just click on the saved search that you want to remove.
  • Now, find and click on the Overflow menu at the right side of the screen.

  • Click on "Remove this saved search" option.

Unfortunately, there is no way right now to delete them in bulk.

Twitter App for Android

Open Twitter app. Tap "Search" icon beside the "Home" icon. Tap the Search Box at the top.

Now, you can see both the normal search and saved search.

Normal Search

If you want to delete an individual search, then long press the search that you want to remove and tap "Clear" on the popup.

Tap X icon to remove all the normal searches. In the confirmation popup, tap "Clear."

Saved Search

Tap the saved search that you want to remove. Now, tap the Overflow Menu and choose the “Delete search" option.

That’s it. The saved search is deleted.

Note: When you log out from Twitter (app and web), all the normal searches will get deleted automatically. The saved searches will remain intact.

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