Twitter Shortcuts Cheatsheet

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While most users know how to perform the basic tasks on Twitter, there are some useful keyboard shortcuts that make it quicker to perform certain actions on this microblogging site.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Twitter

Many of these Twitter keyboard shortcuts use a single alphabet letter, which makes it easy for you to get to something really quickly. Keep in mind that these keyboard shortcuts don’t work in Twitter’s mobile app or the mobile browser site (

Shortcut KeyFunction
?Opens a pop-up containing keyboard shortcuts.
nOpens up a dialog box to post a new tweet.
rReplies to the tweet that is selected.
tRetweets the reply that is selected.
mSends a direct message to a user.
/Takes you to the search box
.Moves you back to the top of the page and updates your feed.
g + hTakes you to your Twitter home page.
g + rTakes you to your Mentions (NOT Messages)
g + mTakes you to your Direct Messages.
Mahesh Makvana
Mahesh Makvana

Mahesh Makvana is a freelance tech writer who's written thousands of posts about various tech topics on various sites. He specializes in writing about Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android tech posts. He's been into the field for last eight years and hasn't spent a single day without tinkering around his devices.

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