Android Twitter app updated – now with multiple account support

Great news for serious Twitter fans – the very nice official Android Twitter app has been updated today, bringing long-awaited support for multiple accounts. So if you tweet for work and pleasure, or just enjoy pretending to be lots of different people to alleviate the boredom of life, it’s an option.

You also get official support for push notifications and a reformatted Home screen widget. Here it is, a few seconds ago, on our very excited telephone:

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Accounts are switched by pressing the account name which appears at the top of the main timeline screen. It’s that simple. Excellent feature. The updated Twitter app is up on the Android Market here. You’ll need something running Android 2.1 or higher in order to use it, mind.

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  1. Matt C

     /  July 14, 2011

    Just downloaded. I keep being prompted to sign in, but when I try I get an error says this account has already been added. Have tried clearing the data for the app, but still gets stuck.

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    • Gary C

       /  July 14, 2011

      That’s odd. Worked first time for me, not that that news will be of any comfort to you at this difficult time.

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      • Matt C

         /  July 14, 2011

        Other people are reporting it too. If I click Sign Up on the top right hand corner and then when the sign up page appers click on the Sign Up that appears on the top left hand corner, it takes me to the time line.

        I get to do the whole thing again each time I launch Twitter, so it’s obivously a bug somewhere.

        I’ve got a HTC Desire.

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  2. You’re the Sexy Executive? If so, you’re a genius.

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  3. sally_head

     /  July 17, 2011

    I can sign in to my twitter mobile if I go through my web browser, but when I try to sign in through my twitter app ( I JUST now downloaded the new app but it would do the same thing on the earlier version) it says that “This account has already been added.” I don’t have another twitter account and I have tried EVERYTHING to make this work. Can someone PLEASE help me?! :( I just wanna tweet.

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