Twitter Beta for iOS Gains 'Sign in With Apple' Option

Twitter's beta for iOS has gained "Sign in With Apple" functionality, with the end goal of allowing users to create Twitter accounts using their Apple ID, but still in beta, the feature is still not fully functioning properly.

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Twitter researcher Jane Manchun Wong discovered earlier this month that Twitter was working to port over Sign in With Apple to its service. Wong's report was based on code found within Twitter's website. With its beta app for iOS, Twitter is now properly testing the functionality, with some beta testers seeing a "Continue with Apple" option alongside continuing with Google or no third-party sign-up service at all.

In its current phase, attempting to continue with Sign in With Apple may prompt some initial errors, and once through with an account made, there are some quirks. Firstly, when users use Sign in With Apple, they aren't creating a specific password for that app or service. Instead, the app links the service to a user's ‌Apple ID‌.

Currently, with a Twitter account made with Sign in With Apple, it's not possible to change account information such as email and more since the app asks for a password. These are technical loopholes that will get ironed out before Twitter rolls out that feature to all users.

Twitter is also testing other new features for its iOS app, including a new edge-to-edge timeline view for photos and an internal dislike button for tweet replies.

Top Rated Comments

vikingjunior Avatar
25 weeks ago
I wouldn't trust Twitter with my Apple ID.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
szw-mapple fan Avatar
25 weeks ago

I wouldn't trust Twitter with my Apple ID.
The whole point of Sign In with Apple is that you don’t have give out your email or your Apple ID. Apple instead signs you up with a random private email that is linked to your Apple ID which you can revoke at any time.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
25 weeks ago
Can you migrate your current account to Sign In with Apple? I remember apple said this would be a feature a couple years ago at a WWDC, but I’ve yet to see an app give it as an option.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Rocko99991 Avatar
25 weeks ago
Sewage pit.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jagooch Avatar
25 weeks ago
People still use Twitter?
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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