Twitter brings the DM search bar to Android after 2 years of iOS release

Finally it comes to Android!

Twitter is finally rolling out the DM search bar on Android, two years after it introduced the feature for iOS users. This feature will let Twitter users on Android search for DMs through the name of the user or groups they’re part of.

Finally coming to Android

Twitter is also rolling out an improved version of its DM search tool. This feature was first introduced for iOS users a couple years ago. This will help users to be able to search for old conversations quickly without having to scroll through all the DMs to find the particular chat they’re looking for. 

This feature is helpful as it will let users quickly search for conversations instead of having to scroll through the entire inbox. It’s also quite surprising that Twitter took so long to bring the DM search bar to its Android app. But then again Twitter doesn’t do much about inbox. It is working on improving it though.

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Twitter introduced this feature for iOS users back in 2019. The DMs search feature currently allows users to look for conversations by searching for the users they talked to or groups that the user is a part of. 

Twitter will make it possible to search for DMs through message content. So you’ll actually be able to type words and DMs that contain those words will show up in the search result.

This would be an even easier way to search for specific DMs on Twitter. It’s also improving the search tool by letting you search for all your old conversations, and not just the most recent ones. So if you have a bunch of DMs, Twitter will pull up all of them and not only the latest ones.

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Twitter also started testing voice DMs earlier this year in India. The feature is simple as it basically means sending voice messages in DMs on Twitter. It’s still important as it comes as a major update for Twitter DMs. Twitter is yet to announce plans of rolling it out globally.

Sophie
Sophie is technical enthusiast and loves to write about gadgets. She follows latest trends in ecommerce, mobile and apps space.

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