How to create a custom list on twitter

How to create a custom list on twitter?

A list is a group of selected twitter accounts, it is almost like a twitter address book and a specific timeline with the twitter accounts of your choice. The main idea is to group specifics twitter accounts so you can read all their tweets in one place, if you view a list timeline, they will show you a stream of Tweets from only the accounts on that list.

You can join existing lists created by others or you can create your own lists. List names cannot exceed 25 characters, nor can they begin with a number.

If you wish to create your own custom list, just follow the next steps:

If you want to create a twitter list via the web, follow the next steps:

1- Go to and log in with your username and password 

2- Log in using your phone number, username or email address and your password and click on “log in”


3- Click on your profileand settings icon to show the drop down menu, you can locate it at the top right of your twitter page, next to the “tweet” button.


4- A dropdown menu with multiple options will appear, click on the “Lists” option.


5- Once you enter to the list section, you will can see all the list you are subscribed to and the ones you are member of, to create a new list just click create new list, located at the right of the list section


6- A pop-up window will appear asking you to select a name for your list, a short description of the list and lastly select if you want the list to be private if you want only to be accessible to you and the people you choose or public if you want than anyone be able to subscribe to the list.


7- Once you are done, click save list.


8- Once you saved your list, start adding twitter accounts to that list by searching them on the “Find people to add to your list” field, you search then by name, username. You can also add them from your following list by clicking on “Following” on the bottom of the search section.


9- Once you find the account you want to add, click on the gear icon


10- A drop down menu will appear, click on “add or remove from lists” option


11- Select on which list you want that account to be, and check on it


12- Once you check on it, just close the window and the account will be immediately added to the list