How to Start a Twitter Space As a Host

By | December 21, 2022
  • A Twitter Space is a Clubhouse-like audio chatroom anyone can host from their mobile app.
  • Start a Twitter Space using the pop-up menu on the New Tweet button.
  • You can start it immediately or schedule the Space for later and invite people to participate.

Live, audio-only chat rooms are becoming popular, first pioneered by social media platform Clubhouse. Twitter has added its own Clubhouse-like audio chat feature called Twitter Spaces. Anyone can create a Twitter Space from the mobile app, and as the host, you can invite others to join.

How to start a Twitter Space on iPhone

1. Start the Twitter app and tap the Home tab at the bottom of the screen.

2. Tap and hold the NewTweet icon, shaped like a plus sign until you see the pop-up options.

3. Tap the spaces icon, shaped like a microphone.

Starting a new tweet in Twitter for iPhone.

Tap and hold the New Tweet button to see the option to start a Twitter Space.

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4. Enter the details for your Twitter Space, including the subject you want for the Space (type in the What do you want to talk about field), and optionally choose topics to make it easier for Twitter users to listen in.

5. Tap start now to launch your Twitter Space immediately, or tap the Schedule icon to schedule it for another time.

Starting a Twitter Space on iPhone.

Fill in the essential details and then tap Start now.

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6. On the Want to invite people page, choose other Twitter users you want to invite to join your Twitter Space, or tap Skip.

7. Once the space is live, you can tap the shares icon to invite other people or send a link to your space.

How to start a Twitter Space on Android

1. Start the Twitter app and tap the Home tab at the bottom of the screen.

2. Tap the NewTweet icon, shaped like a plus sign.

3. In the pop-up menu, tap the spaces icon, shaped like a microphone.

Starting a new tweet in Twitter for Android.

Tap the New Tweet button to see the option to start a Twitter Space.

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4. Enter the details for your Twitter Space: Type the subject of the Twitter Space in the What do you want to talk about field and tap Add Topics to optionally choose topics to make it easier for Twitter users to listen to your chat.

5. Tap Start your space to launch your Twitter Space immediately, or tap the Schedule icon to schedule it for another time.

Starting a Twitter Space on Android.

After you fill in the essential details, tap Start your Space to launch your Twitter Space.

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6. On the Want to invite people page, choose other Twitter users to join your Twitter Space, or tap Skip.

7. Once the space is live, you can tap the shares icon to invite other people or send a link to your space.

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