Why I can’t delete retweets and Twitter likes

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In some cases, you can’t delete retweets, and Twitter likes. You can’t even delete old leftover retweets using Twitter App or some unreliable third-party applications.

For some reason (because of a bug), Twitter retweet and Twitter like buttons may not work, turned into gray like and gray retweet buttons. So, Twitter does not let you delete your retweets, and Twitter likes, and you may think about “why I can’t delete retweets and Twitter likes.”

So, many Twitter user come with questions like below:

  • Why I can’t delete retweets and Twitter likes?
  • Why I can’t unretweet?
  • How to delete retweets?
  • How to delete retweets that won’t go away?
  • How do I delete old retweets and Twitter likes?
  • How do I bulk delete old likes on Twitter?

It has been quite a common issue among the Twitter community for a few years those who are coming the same question “Why I can’t delete my retweets or Twitter likes?”

TLDR; The services like Circleboom makes requests to Twitter via their official APIs (programmer access interfaces), and Twitter fulfills the requests successfully. However, they may show some of the destroyed data for a while.

Unfortunately, for those who want to delete old retweets and Twitter likes in bulk, Twitter still couldn’t provide a solution. That’s why you can’t delete your retweets and Twitter likes.

However, you shouldn’t be worried, there are several ways to delete your leftover old retweets, and Twitter likes. Herein, if you want to delete your old leftover retweets and Twitter likes, you can make a fresh start with Circleboom’s unique features to delete your retweets and Twitter likes in bulk.

How to delete old retweets in bulk

With Circleboom, you can remove the question, “why I can’t delete retweets” out of your mind with a few steps listed below.

Step #1: Log in to the Circleboom.

If you do not have access yet, it takes just seconds to authenticate your Twitter account.

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Step #2: Click on the Circleboom menu on the left side.

Click on the drop-icon on “My Tweets” and continue with “Delete RTs”.

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Note: If you consider specifying before deleting old retweets, you can filter them by searching some keywords, hashtags, locations, and even dates on the search bar on the right.

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For further super useful tools for Twitter account management, you can check Circleboom’s smart interface.

Step #3: Once you specify your selection, click on the “Delete selected RTs” button in red. That’s all!

Here is the answer to delete old retweets and Twitter likes.

How to delete old Twitter likes in bulk

Via Circleboom, you can solve the problem, “why I can’t delete Twitter likes,” out with a few steps listed below.

Step #1: Log in to the Circleboom.

If you do not have access, it takes just seconds to authenticate your Twitter account.

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Step #2: Go to the Circleboom menu on the left side.

Here, click on “My Tweets” and then “Unlike”. You can find your recent Twitter likes listed.

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Step #3: On the prompt window, go to “Unlike All” to delete your Twitter likes at once.

Twitter does not let you access beyond the most recent 3,200 Twitter likes. For further about Twitter’s policy, take a look here.

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You may also watch our hands-on video on the question, “why I can’t delete retweets and Twitter likes.”

For those who may prefer to watch, we have a hands-on video tutorial to delete retweets and Twitter likes at once:

How to delete old retweets and Twitter likes via Tweetdeck

If there are still some retweets or Twitter likes that you can’t get unretweet or delete, then you can try Tweetdeck.

Tweetdeck is quite a useful service of Twitter for Twitter management. Also, you can use Tweetdeck to delete your old retweets, and Twitter likes manually.

Step #1: Connect your Twitter account to Tweetdeck.

If you do not have a Tweetdeck configuration yet, it just takes a few seconds to sing in with your Twitter accounts.

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Step #2: Here, select the feed on your Twitter timeline.

Through column where your Twitter timeline is settled, you can delete leftover retweets and Twitter likes.

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Step #3: Click the three dots, and a menu will open.

Here, click “Undo Retweet”. That will successfully delete leftover old retweets quickly.

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Step #5: To delete leftover old Twitter likes, just follow the same process, but click the red like button to unlike them.

We can share the same thought with you; yes, it is weird. However, it is a Twitter bug, and the only way to delete old retweets and Twitter likes.

Wrapping Up

If you’re looking for a super useful, secure, and up-to-date Twitter management tool, Circleboom would be an excellent choice for you. Circleboom lets you fully control your Twitter account. It’s going to save you a lot of time, which means effort and money.

Circleboom guarantees you a highly secured, reliable Twitter service beyond other 3rd Twitter applications that can provide almost nothing for your account security. Via multiple super handy functionalities of Circleboom, you can grow your followers and reach the target audience that you aim for. Let’s try our free trial on Circleboom.

Originally published at https://blog.circleboom.com on December 14, 2020.

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