Tweets Aren’t Loading Right Now? Try These 16 Fixes

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Tweets Aren't Loading Right Now

 

Tweets Aren’t Loading Right Now for One Person, Am I Blocked?

If you look at someone’s account on Twitter, and their tweets will not load for you to see, you may think you were blocked.

There is a chance you have been blocked, but there are also so many other reasons their tweets are not loading. Maybe they deleted their account or got suspended. There is also a chance your internet is not working or Twitter is down.

It could also be that there is a bug causing these issues. While these reasons exist, remember there is still a chance you have been blocked. They’ve Blocked You

There is a chance someone has blocked you if their tweets are not loading for you. On Twitter, you can block any account you want without defending your reasons because blocking on the app does not harm anyone.

When you get blocked, most of their account will not be accessible by you. Their profile picture will not load, their followers and following will not load, and their tweets will not load.

While there is no way to confirm you have been blocked without asking the person you think blocked you, their tweets not loading can be a sign that you have been blocked.

Why Does It Say Tweets Aren’t Loading Right Now

1. They’ve Deactivated Their Account

Another reason you cannot see anyone’s tweets on Twitter is that they deactivated their account. Everyone who uses Twitter can deactivate their account if they want to. Once an account is deactivated, all the information is no lone visible.

Thus, their tweets will not load because there are no tweets left. There are plenty of reasons someone might want to deactivate their Twitter account. When you deactivate your Twitter account, you can choose anytime you want to reactivate it, so it is not the same as deleting an account.

If someone needed a short break from Twitter, they might have deactivated their Twitter account, which is why their tweets are not loading for you.

2. Twitter Has Suspended Them

If someone’s tweets are not loading when you go to their Twitter profile, there is a chance they are not loading because Twitter suspended their account. You must agree to a set of guidelines when creating your Twitter account.

These guidelines state that you cannot post anything that deals with violence, terrorism, child exploitation, abuse, harassment, hateful conduct, violent attacks, suicide, self-harm, graphic adult content, or illegal goods.

If someone posted anything related to these subjects and their tweets got reported, Twitter can take down their account to keep the Twitter community safer. Their suspended account will not load for you because Twitter does not want anyone to see their tweets that broke the guidelines. They’ve Deleted Their Account

3. They deleted their account

Everyone who uses Twitter has the option to delete their account if they want to. Once an account is deleted, all of the information is deleted. Thus, their tweets will not load because there are no tweets left.

There are plenty of reasons someone might want to delete their Twitter account. Social media can be very addicting, so maybe they deleted their account to cleanse their lives.

Maybe Twitter was no longer attractive to them, or they no longer wanted to use the app. Just know that someone’s tweets will not load if they have deleted their account, so this can easily explain your issues with not seeing any tweets.

4. Twitter Is Down 

Fix – Wait For Twitter To Go Back Up

Twitter itself may be to blame as the server might also be down, which can cause your problems with not being able to view someone’s tweets. You can check to see if this is the case by going to DownDetector.com.

Once you have accessed the website, you will be met with a search bar. Type Twitter into the said bar and click the magnifying glass to check.

You will then either see if problems are being reported with Twitter’s servers, and that can help explain your inability to view someone’s posts, or you will see a message saying there are no current problems with Twitter’s servers, so this is not the technological fault you are dealing with.

If Twitter is down as the server is not working, the only solution you have is to wait for Twitter to go back up.

Fix 2 – Wait For Them To Come Out With A Fix

If a bug is the cause of your issues, or Twitter is just experiencing a shutdown, which is why you cannot view someone’s tweets, the only option you have is to sit back and wait for Twitter personnel to solve the issue.

Regardless, if the Twitter system is at fault for your inability to view someone’s tweets, only Twitter can fix it, so you will have to wait until they can do just that.

5. There’s A Bug 

Fix – Restart Your Device

One of the simplest ways to eliminate a bug causing Twitter not to load someone’s tweets is to restart your device. You may already know how to restart your device, so go ahead and do that.

If you are unaware of how to, search “How to restart [your device].” Every device is different, has different settings, and has different buttons. This means there is not one universal way to restart a device. Once you can restart your device, see if the tweets are now loading.

Fix 2 – Restart Twitter

Another way to solve your issues with someone’s tweets not loading is to restart your Twitter app. This can be done by clearing Twitter out of your app history on your device.

You may already know how to clear your app history on your device, so go ahead and do that. If you are unaware of how to, search “How to clear app history on [your device].” Every device is different, has different settings, and has different buttons.

This means there is no universal way to clear apps on a device. Once you can clear your app history on your device, see if the tweets are now loading.

Fix 3 – Log Out, Then Back In

A rapid and possible fix is to log out of Twitter and log right back in. This can help the app refresh and regroup, potentially allowing you to beat your problems with someone’s tweets not loading. This potential fix will only take you a couple of minutes to do. Follow these steps to log out of your Twitter account and log back in.

1. First, open up Twitter on any device you use.

2. To log out, click on your Profile in the upper left corner.

3. Then, click on Setting.

4. Now, scroll down to press Log Out.

5. You will be brought to the login/sign-up page on Twitter. You will then need to log back in. Click on Log In.

6. Enter your account information and get access back to your Twitter account.

After logging in, see if you can view their tweets. If you do not remember your password, do not fear. Once you log out, you can easily send a password reset link to the email associated with your account and gain access right back in. This will hopefully solve your issues with Twitter. If you can still not use Twitter, logging out and back in failed to get the bug flushed out of your device’s system.

Fix 4 – Update Twitter to Get Rid Of Bugs

You might struggle to use Twitter because certain people’s tweets are loading because someone else created a bug in the software. With so many users across the globe, there are going to be problems occurring, such as bugs and other software setbacks.

These are sadly just a reality for social media apps of all kinds. These problems can be very frustrating when trying to get something done efficiently, but bugs are sometimes just unavoidable.

No app is immune to the issues that bugs bring on to workers and users alike. However, you can try and overcome this bug by simply updating your app. Follow these steps to update Twitter.

1. First, you must go to the app store on your device and find the update section.

2. If Twitter has fixed this bug through an update, you will see the app waiting in the update section.

3. Download the update.

4. Once Twitter is updated, reopen the app to see if you can see their tweets.

While updating Twitter, you can also choose a setting, so your device automatically updates any apps, so you do not have to remember to update them. Your device will update apps during times when you do not use your device, such as overnight, so you do not have to wait to use an app while it is being updated.

However, if Twitter did not need an update, the bug causing your issues with tweets not loading was not solved, and you will need to try another solution.

Fix 5 – Clear Your Cache to Get Rid of Twitter Bugs

Clearing the cache on the device that you are using to use the Twitter app is another potential solution for being able to see someone’s tweets. To clear the cache on your device, you will have to look into the device you are using.

Search, “How to clear the cache on [your device.” To clear the cache on most devices, you can find the app in your settings and do it that way. However, this will vary depending on your device since every device has different buttons and settings.

If you are unsure how to clear the cache for specific apps on your device, look it up, and you will be met with plenty of information on how to clear the cache on your device. Once you can clear the cache, wait a couple of minutes before opening Twitter back up.

After a few minutes have passed, you can reopen your Twitter app. Now that you have cleared the cache for Twitter, this will hopefully end your issues with the app.

Fix 6 – Uninstall and Reinstall the App

If everything else is still not working and you still cannot view someone’s tweets, you can also try reinstalling the app on your device. Doing this will hopefully help you overcome the bug in your device’s system causing the problems with Twitter. If you want to try this method, follow these steps.

1. To start, delete the Twitter app from your phone, tablet, or any other device you are using Twitter on.

2. Then head to the app store and reinstall Twitter.

3. Once Twitter is re-downloaded onto your device, you must log in to your Twitter account.

4. Now that you are logged back into your Twitter account, you will hopefully be able to view someone’s tweets.

Once again, do not be worried about getting logged out, as Twitter has some straightforward steps you can follow to get logged right back in. Doing this can help your device eliminate the bug in Twitter causing all of your issues, as it is like downloading a new app.

Fix 7 – Contact Twitter Support

You can also reach out to Twitter to see if they can help you with your issues of not seeing someone’s tweet. One way to get in touch with them is through their website, help.twitter.com/en/forms.

Once you are there, type your issue into the search bar. This will get you a couple of ways to try and solve your problems with not seeing someone’s tweets. Otherwise, you can send them a tweet @TwitterSupport, and they will send you a direct message to try and help you.

6. Poor Internet Connection 

Fix – Turn Your WI-FI off, then to Connect Twitter to the Internet

A faulty internet connection might be why you cannot load someone’s tweets on Twitter. This might be your solution if you turn off your Wi-Fi and reconnect. Doing this will vary depending on the device you are using.

Your internet connection is usually located in your setting. Go there and find your Wi-Fi. Once you can do this, turn Wi-Fi off for a few minutes.

Then, turn it back on a check Twitter again. If you are unsure how to turn off the internet connection on your device, look it up, and you will be met with plenty of information on how to do this on your device.

Fix 2 – Switch from WI-FI to Data

Your Wi-Fi connection may also inhibit you from seeing someone’s tweets on Twitter. One change may be to switch to your cellular data if you are currently connected to Wi-Fi. This is only an option if you have a cellular data plan available.

Not all phone plans come with one, but if you can use cellular data, there is no harm in trying. Once you have switched to your data, see if you can load their tweets.

Fix 3 – Turn Off VPN

Turning off your VPN will change your internet settings, which could be another possible way to view someone’s posts. All VPNs do is offer a way for you to hide where you are connecting to the internet from. Doing this might solve all of your issues with Twitter. If you are using an IOS device, follow these steps.

1. Start by opening up Settings on your device.

2. Next, go to Network.

3. Now, click on VPN and then either click Disconnect or tap on the toggle so that it turns to gray.

If you are using an Android device, follow these steps instead.

1. From the home screen of your Android device, scroll up so that you can see all of your apps and go to Settings.

2. Now, tap on Network and Internet Advanced.

3. You will now see an option that says VPN and choose that.

4. Next, click on Turn Off, and you will officially turn off the VPN on your device.

Whether you are using an IOS device or an Android, turning your VPN off will hopefully be the solution that allows you to utilize your Twitter app on your device. If you are using any other device, search “How to disconnect from a VPN on [your device].” Follow the steps if you have anything other than an IOS or an Android.

Fix 4 – Restart Router

You might not be able to use your Twitter account on your device because your internet is down or there is a bad connection to your own Wi-Fi network, which is why you cannot view someone’s tweets.

A straightforward method to remedy this issue is restarting your Wi-Fi router. To do this, you can disconnect and reconnect to your Wi-Fi on your device, locate your router and unplug and plug back in your router, or power down and power back up your router.

Also, the longer you keep your router unplugged, the longer your internet will have to take a breather and allow a proper restart.

If you only unplug your router for a few seconds, this might not be enough time for your router to restart, and you will not solve any of your issues. This will restart your router and internet with it, hopefully allowing you to use your Twitter app finally.

Fix 5 – Reset Router

You might not be able to use your Twitter account on your device because your internet is down or there is a bad connection to your own Wi-Fi network, which is why you cannot view someone’s tweets.

A straightforward method to remedy this issue is resetting your Wi-Fi router. To do this, you can disconnect and reconnect to your Wi-Fi on your device, locate your router and unplug and plug back in your router, or power down and power back up your router.

Also, the longer you keep your router unplugged, the longer your internet will have to take a breather and allow a proper reset.

If you only unplug your router for a few seconds, this might not be enough time for your router to reset, and you will not solve any of your issues. This will reset your router and internet with it, hopefully allowing you to use your Twitter finally.

Fix 6 – Reset Network Settings

You can also try to fix your issues with Twitter by not loading someone’s tweets and restarting your device’s internet connection to watch Twitter. This is a simple and fast potential remedy that hopefully gets you back looking at their tweets.

How you go about restarting your network will vary based on the device that you are using. Your network settings will typically be located on the menu or setting of whatever device you try to get logged into on Twitter.

Once you can find this setting area, you should see your network settings. Turn off any network settings for a while, then turn it back on after a few minutes. This will restart your network on the device you are trying to use Twitter on.

7. Low Storage 

Fix – Increase Storage Space

If you have too much storage on your device, this could be another reason why someone’s tweets on Twitter are not loading. To increase storage space on your device, you will have to look into the device you are using.

Search, “How to increase the storage space on [your device].” To increase the storage space on most devices, you can find which apps take up the most storage in your settings.

However, this will vary depending on your device since every device has different settings. If you are unsure how to find what apps are taking up the most storage on your device, look it up, and you will be met with plenty of information on how to increase storage on your device.

Once you can delete some apps, photos, or anything else on your device, see if Twitter starts to work for you.

David Johnson is a freelance writer with 9 years of experience writing for Techzillo and other established tech outlets like iMore. His focus and key interests are Apple and accessibility as well as consumer technology in general. Read our Editorial Guidlines and Fact Checking process.

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