Your Twitter timeline is probably going a cacophony of voices and matters. The extra you scroll the extra you must train mind gymnastics to know the context and that means of every tweet. Customized lists provide help to slender down that overwhelming timeline right into a extra palatable, much less crowded checklist of tweets that are nearer in scope. Twitter is now simplifying entry to those customized lists: By pinning them, you may rework the app’s homescreen right into a swipeable tabbed interface together with your lists proper subsequent to your most important timeline.
Twitter began teasing these “customizable timelines” final June, then rolled them out to iOS in September. Android customers have been neglected of that change. Now, a number of Android customers have began noticing the choice to pin lists, which in flip exhibits them as tabs on their homescreen.
To do that out, open the aspect menu in Twitter, faucet Lists, faucet the pin icon subsequent to any checklist you’d wish to rapidly entry. Then it’s essential shut the Twitter app (together with eradicating it from Recents) and launch it once more to set off the tabs interface.
Left: Common Twitter homescreen. Center: Pinned lists. Proper: Tabbed UI with pinned lists.
It appears that evidently this characteristic is restricted to the newest Twitter alpha v8.33.0. All of us who’ve the flexibility to pin lists are working that one, whereas these with v8.31 and eight.32 do not see it. We’re a small pattern although, so it might nonetheless be enabled server-side. To assist your probabilities, be a part of the testing program and be sure you’re on the latest alpha.