How to Change Your Birthday on Twitter (X)

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Happy birthday to you! But wait, your Twitter profile says you’re a year older than you actually are.  Or is it the other way around? How embarrassing!

No matter the case, it’s time to update your birthday on Twitter for maximum accuracy (and to potentially receive those sweet birthday emoji love from your followers). Here’s how to change your birthday on Twitter.

Quick Answer

If you want to change your Twitter birthday:

  • Click on your profile
  • Then click on ‘Edit profile.’
  • Then click on ‘Birth date.’
  • Then update your birthday information.

Twitter’s default setting enables only you to see the year while your followers see the day and month. You can customize your Twitter profile by removing your birthday or changing who sees your birthday as you see fit.

How to Customize Your Birthday on the Twitter Application or Twitter Website

Changing your Twitter birth year is very straightforward. In the below pictures, you will see precisely how to change your Birthday information on Twitter in this straightforward step-by-step guide.

On the Twitter Website

All you have to do to change your Twitter birthday is to Sign in to your Twitter account via using your phone number, email address, or username, then imputing your password.

In summary, you will need to:

  • Sign in
  • Click the profile category on the menu bar.

After this, click on Edit Profile. It is in the top right corner, immediately below the header photo.

Scroll down until you see the birth date. It has “Edit” written in Twitter blue beside it. Click on this blue-colored ‘Edit.’

Another Edit button will show; click on it to update and customize your birthday data. Press the Set button and the Save button afterward. Don’t forget that you are to select any age above 12 only.

To customize the visibility of your Twitter birthday, select your preference below the ‘who see this’ sentence.

You can choose between the numerous options to select who can see your birthday.

Or remove your birthday. Then everyone, including you, won’t be able to see it on your profile.

Using the Twitter Application

The Twitter application is famous for its familiarity and quick response. To use this responsive social media platform, sign in to your account, click on your profile photo twice in the top left corner, and click on the Edit profile tab.

Click on the number below the birth date to update your birthday information.

Select the preferred audience to which you want to give access to see your birth date.

If you don’t want anyone, including you, to view your birthday information, click “remove the birth date”.

Twitter Birthday Privacy Regulations

Twitter is a worldwide, accessible social media platform that allows any user to interact with it. To stop people who shouldn’t be using it from doing so, Twitter set up birthday setting traps that only experienced Twitter users can see.

For example, Twitter does not allow users under 12 years old to use its platform. It made it possible by blocking any user’s account that saves the birthday age as 12 or below.

Twitter birthday privacy rules include

  • When you set your birthday as ‘only you,’ the information is displayed on your profile, but only you can see it
  • When you remove your birthday information, it won’t be displayed on your profile and no one, including you, will be able to see it.
  • The account belonging to users aged 12 and below will be banned.

FAQs for How to Change Your Birthday on Twitter

How Do I Control My Birthday on Twitter?

Twitter visibility setting for birthdays is used to control your birthday on Twitter. To control your birthday on Twitter, choose who you prefer to see your birth date and month on Twitter. 

Why Does Twitter Show My Birthday?

Twitter shows your birthday because you have entered and saved your birth date and month. Also, if you want to be the only Twitter to see your birthday information, choose “only you” as the preferred Twitter user that can see your birth date.

What Happens if I Change My Birthdate on Twitter?

When you change your birthdate on Twitter, your profile data is immediately updated. 

If you change your birthdate to less than 12, your account will be immediately blocked and you will no longer be able to open your blocked Twitter account.

How Do I Turn On Sensitive Content on Twitter?

It takes you 3 clicks to turn on sensitive content on Twitter. Use the following steps: Click on Settings and privacy on your Twitter profile; choose the Privacy and safety option; select the Content you see, then turn on sensitive content.

How Do You Get Birthday Balloons on Twitter?

You will need to add your birthday information to be one of the Twitter users that get the colorful birthday balloons on their Twitter feed. If you don’t enter your birthday data on Twitter, Twitter will translate your action as you not wanting Twitter to wish you on your birthday.


Twitter is well-known for its user-friendly interface and quick response time. In this blog post, we’ve shown you how to change your birthday on Twitter and control the audience that can see it. We’ve also explained why Twitter shows your birthday and what happens if you decide to change it. Note that Twitter will lock you out of your account if the birthday is under the age of 13. Happy tweeting!

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