As of July 2018, you must now apply for a Twitter developer account and be approved before you can create any new apps. All new developers must apply for a developer account to access Twitter APIs. Once approved, you can begin to use Twitters standard APIs and new premium APIs.
We found applying for personal access with our script is the most straightforward approach. We do have a 95% success rate although access is not guaranteed and it is down to the individual’s app purposes, so we are not responsible for application rejections.
If your application fails, as of July 2019 there is no method to re-apply for access.
UPDATE FEB 2020
*Its worth noting, we now believe some locations may be cause of application failure. Depending on how important develepor access is to you we suggest you create your twitter account and dev access via a proxy and continue to access your twitter account via the same proxy.
We recommend Smart Proxy and choose UK, Ireland, or USA as your proxy country to avoid automatic dev access rejection.
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Firstly your account must have a valid phone number and verify it prior to applying for developer access.
Secondly, choose ‘I am requesting access from my own personal use’, then fill out all the details about yourself and the purpose of your app. (See below)
The main point is to open and honest, but the app you intend to build must sit within Twitter’s policies (Read the Restricted Use Cases)
*Additionally, your product, service, or analysis should not be used to provide Twitter content or derived information available to government entities
- Go to Create an app on the Twitter Developer site. You may need to login normally using your Twitter username and password.
- Click “Create an app”.
- Follow the instructions, select your primary reason for using Twitter developer tools (We chose “Making a Bot”)
- Fill out the required information (this is just one of the steps).
- Agree to the Terms
Answer each question even if the answer is “not applicable”. For example: “My solution will not…”
We find the text below works because it is simple and clear, but do change it to meet your own requirements, and be sure it is easy to read and understand.
Good Luck… we hope this Helps!