How to make someone an administrator on Twitter (+ add users)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make someone an administrator on Twitter.

And this tutorial will also show you how to share a Twitter account with multiple users.

You can easily and quickly add users and another admin to a Twitter account by using the free online service TweetDeck.

Tip: If you're planning to manage multiple Twitter accounts with one Twitter account as administrator, then I recommend that you use a Twitter account that is not shared with other users as an admin account.

But first:

What is TweetDeck?

TweetDeck allows you to view multiple timelines in one interface. It includes few advanced features to help you get the most of Twitter. You can use TweetDeck to manage multiple Twitter accounts, add contributors and administrators, schedule Tweets for posting in the future, build Tweet collections, and more.

And now:

1. How to add users to a Twitter account using TweetDeck

By adding contributors, you can share and manage a Twitter account with multiple users.

1. Go to https://tweetdeck.twitter.com (TweetDeck).

2. Log in with the Twitter account you wish to add a user.

3. Once you're logged in, you click on Accounts located at the bottom of the left navigation bar.

Tweetdeck accounts

4. At the account you want to add a user to, you click on Manage team.

Manage team button in TweetDeck

5. In the Add a team member field, you enter the name or @username of the user you want to invite and then you click on the user's name when it appears.

Enter Twitter username you want to add to team

6. Click on the Authorize button.

This person will now receive an email and also an invitation on TweetDeck and they will need to accept the invitation.

2. How to add an admin to a Twitter account using TweetDeck

1. Go to https://tweetdeck.twitter.com (TweetDeck).

2. Log in with the Twitter account you wish to add an administrator.

3. Click on Accounts located at the bottom of the left navigation bar.

Tweetdeck accounts

4. At the account you want to add an admin to, you click on Manage team.

Manage team button in TweetDeck

5. Click on the Change role link located below the username of the user you want to add as an administrator.

Twitter Tweetdeck change role option

6. Select Admin.

7. Click on the Confirm button.

Make someone an administrator on Twitter

This person will now be an administrator of your Twitter account.


References:

Twitter: How to use TweetDeck

TechCrunch: Twitter finally lets you share team accounts without sharing passwords