How to see your lists on Twitter, subscribe to a list, or remove yourself from a list

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Twitter lists provide a custom feed of content to users.
  • You can see your lists on Twitter by going to the "Lists" tab, and choose "Lists you're on" from the three-dot menu to see the lists you’re included on. 
  • Any Twitter user can add you to a list of users, and vice versa, to create a curated collection of tweets. 
  • You can subscribe to a list by following it, or remove yourself by blocking the owner of the list. 
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You might be a member of one or more Twitter lists and not even realize it. 

An often-overlooked Twitter feature, lists are curated collections of Twitter users that anyone can make to see a custom collection of tweets. The bottom line is that Twitter lists let users create a themed, custom Twitter experience.

Anyone can add you to a list. You can subscribe to the lists you're a member of, or remove yourself from the list.

How to see the Twitter lists you're on using a web browser

1. Open the Twitter website. 

2. Click the "Lists" icon from the menu on the left side of the screen. It's located above the "Profile" icon and below the "Bookmarks" icon. 

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Click the "Lists" icon to go to the Lists page.

3. You should now see the Lists page. In the "Your Lists" section, you can see any lists you are on that you have subscribed to. To see all the lists you're on, even if you haven't subscribed, click the three dots at the top right and then click "Lists you're on."

How to see the Twitter lists you're on using the mobile app 

1. Start the Twitter app and tap your profile icon in the upper left corner to show the slide-out menu. 

2. Click "Lists." 

3. You should now see the Lists page. Here you will see any lists you're on that you've subscribed to. To see all the lists you're a member of, even if you haven't subscribed, click the three dots at the top right and then click "Lists you're on" in the pop-up at the bottom of the screen.

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You might be a member of lots of lists and not even realize it.

How to subscribe to a Twitter list you're on

1. On the "Lists you're on" page, tap or click a list you want to subscribe to. 

2. At the top of the page, tap "Follow."

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Follow the list to subscribe to all its tweets.

3. The next time you refresh the page, you should see this list appear in the lists you're subscribing to. 

How to remove yourself from a Twitter list

1. On the "Lists you're on" page, tap or click a list you want to remove yourself from.

2. Tap or click the three dots at the top right of the screen.

3. Tap or click "Block [account name]."

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To remove yourself from a list, block its owner.

When you block the list administrator, you'll automatically be removed from the list because that user will no longer have access to your tweets. 

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