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If you are not using a private account on Twitter, scammers and annoying people will be hovering over your DMs and comments. Sometimes the person is not irritating, but your tweets might offend them. Using Twitter Circles is a good option, but what if you want to restrict that one or two accounts only? Removing them from the follower’s list is a better option then. Here is everything on how to remove followers on Twitter.

While searching, you might have seen old methods and new methods of removing followers on Google. Twitter hadn’t updated this feature until 2021. Removing a follower from Twitter was a work of guilt back then. When you terminate a follower on Twitter using the old method, they get the notification that you blocked him while checking your profile- But not anymore with the latest update.

Enough with the weirdos now. Here is everything you need to know about how to remove followers on Twitter. Twitter has been introducing cool features lately and now you can remove an annoying person without letting them know. Scroll down to learn more about eliminating followers on Twitter.

How to Remove Followers on Twitter?

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I will not judge your decision to remove followers on Twitter when most of the accounts are scammers or bots. If you were using a private account, you would have options to accept or reject follower proposals. Since you are operating a private account, You will have a massive list of followers to remove, I am sure. 

Also, read How To Read Comments On Twitter | Don’t Press Comment Icon!

You can block spammers and annoying people, but what if the person is important and you don’t want to make him feel bad? I have got everything covered. Let’s see how removing followers on Twitter worked in the past,

How to Remove Followers on Twitter | Old Method to Remove Followers on Twitter 

Before the update in 2021, you had to block someone to remove him as a follower. He will not be notified unless he tries to visit your profile. I am sure scammers won’t take that much interest in you, but what about the good ones? They might take a sneak peek at you and imagine how heartache it must have brought them. You can still block spammers and annoying people; here is how.

1. Go to ‘Twitter.’

2. Choose the ‘profile’ you want to block.

3. Click on the ‘Three Dots’ on the top right of their profile.

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4. Select ‘Block.’

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5. Confirm ‘Block’ on the pop-up window.

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That’s it; you have blocked them. Let’s talk about heart-aching people and how Twitter solved the problem with the latest update.

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How to Remove Followers on Twitter by Soft Block?

The soft block was a famous practice done in the past. With this method, you will remove a follower by blocking him, but he won’t see the blocked message while searching your profile. It is a blocking-unblocking method. Remember that soft block only removes the user from the follower’s list; he can still follow you again or stalk your profile. Here is how to soft block someone on Twitter,

1. Go to ‘Twitter.’

2. Choose the ‘profile’ you want to block.

3. Click on the ‘Three Dots’ on the top right of their profile.

4. Select ‘Block.’

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5. Confirm ‘Block’ on the pop-up window.

6. Hover on the ‘Blocked’ icon, it will show as ‘Unblock.’

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7. Tap ‘Unblock.’

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Now you have soft blocked the person on Twitter. He is no longer following you, and he will not be notified of this activity.

Also, read How to Find Your Most Liked Tweet on Twitter | Know Your Popularity!

How to Remove Followers on Twitter in 2022?

With the 2021 update, Twitter introduced a ‘Remove this follower’ option. He will be removed from your follower list and will only get to know about you if he stalks on your profile. Even though he won’t know that he is removed from the follower’s list unless he specifically checks it. Here is how to remove followers on Twitter with the new update,

1. Go to ‘Twitter.’

2. Find the ‘Account’ from your follower’s list.

3. Click on the horizontal ‘Three Dots’ right to their profile.

4. Choose ‘Remove this Follower.’

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Mission accomplished. Now you have successfully removed them from your follower list.

Also, read How to Send Private Tweets | How New Twitter Circle Feature Works!

Why Should You Remove a Follower on Twitter?

You might have a million reasons to remove someone from following you. I tried to shortlist some of the most popular reasons someone is getting removed from a followers list. Here is it,

  1. Users will block or remove spam or bot accounts.
  2. If an account is annoying in DMs or comments, the user will most likely remove or block him.
  3. If the user is anxious about their friends or family judging their activity online, he will remove them from the follower’s list.
  4. If the user thinks his ideologies are different from a person on his follower’s list, he is most likely to remove him to avoid offending him with tweets.

How to Remove Followers on Twitter on Mobile?

You can remove followers on Twitter by blocking them. The mobile application of Twitter doesn’t have the ‘Remove this Follower’ feature yet. Here is how to remove followers on Twitter on mobile by blocking them.

1. Go to ‘Twitter.’

2. Choose the ‘profile’ you want to block.

3. Click on the ‘Three Dots’ on the top right of their profile.

4. Select ‘Block.’

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5. Confirm ‘Block’ on the pop-up window.

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Log in to Twitter using the browser on your mobile if you want to use the ‘Remove this Follower’ feature on mobile.

Also, read How to Delete Twitter Account | Deactivate and Permanently Delete Twitter

Wrapping Up

Some people can be annoying all the time. When the annoying is on a public platform, it is embarrassing. Here I have covered everything on how to remove followers on Twitter. On a top note, I have briefed soft blocks and old methods too. I hope you have a list of people to block now. Let me know in the comment how this was helpful.

Until then, Toodaloo!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I remove all my followers at once on Twitter?

You can’t remove all followers at once on Twitter. Many third-party applications might help you, though. If you are fed up with your whole Twitter account, I recommend you delete the account and start a new one.

2. Will the person be notified if I blocked him on Twitter?

No. The person will not get a notification of blocking unless he visits your profile. There will be a message saying he has been blocked on your profile.

3. How to make a Twitter account private?

Log in to your Twitter account> Settings and Help> Settings> Privacy and Safety> Protect my tweets> Save changes.

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