Shortcuts: Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones

From a BlackBerry smartphone with a full keyboard

Depending on the typing input language that you are using, some shortcuts might not be available.

  • To reply to a message or tweet, highlight the message or tweet. Press R.
  • To reply to all of the people that are mentioned in a tweet, highlight the tweet. Press L.
  • To repost a tweet, highlight the tweet. Press F.
  • To compose a tweet, press C.
  • To refresh your tweet timeline, press D.

From a BlackBerry smartphone with a SureType keyboard

  • To reply to a message or tweet, highlight the message or tweet. Press the exclamation point (!) key.
  • To reply to all of the people that are mentioned in a tweet, highlight the tweet. Press the question mark (?) key.
  • To repost a tweet, highlight the tweet. Press the period (.) key.
  • To compose a tweet, press the comma (,) key.
  • To refresh your tweet timeline, press 5.

Navigation shortcuts

Navigation shortcuts can be used from a BlackBerry smartphone with a full keyboard or a BlackBerry smartphone with a SureType keyboard.

  • To go to the Twitter home screen, press the Alt key and 0.
  • To go to the Connect screen, press the Alt key and 1.
  • To go to the Discover screen, press the Alt key and 2.
  • To go to the Search screen, press the Alt key and 3.
  • To go to the Me screen, press the Alt key and 4.
  • On a smartphone with a full keyboard only, to switch Twitter accounts, press the Alt key and Space.


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