“Sorry, You Are Rate Limited” on Twitter Explained, and How to fix it?

Recently you might have noticed the “Sorry, You Are Rate Limited” error while you try to scroll through tweets on your Twitter profile, and perhaps you will shock to know this isn’t exactly a bug but an intended limitation that has been announced by – Ellon Musk.

In this article, we are going to cover what exactly Rate limiting error on Twitter, are and how can you get rid of it.

What is the “Sorry, You Are Rate Limited error” on Twitter?

How to fix Sorry you are rate limited

As I mentioned earlier if you are seeing the message “Sorry you are rate limited” while scrolling through your Twitter feeds, this isn’t due to any app or server glitch.

This is a new limitation which is imposed by Twitter on their users, where they are only able to read a certain amount of feeds daily. 

This also caused an issue where Tweetdeck not working properly before they decide to hide that as well behind the paywall.

Here are the new Twitter limitations –

  • Free users who haven’t verified and don’t have a Twitter Blue subscription are limited to reading only 600 feeds per day. 
  • If you have an unverified account, which you created recently, you will able to read only 300 tweets per day.
  • Twitter Blue accounts can read up to 6,000 tweets a day.

Musk also posted that these numbers are only temporary and they are soon going to increase the number of tweets each user can read very soon.

According to reports, this amount will be soon 8,000 for verified accounts, 800 for unverified accounts, and 400 for new unverified accounts.

So, How can I fix the Rate limiting issue on Twitter?

This isn’t exactly an outage or error, this is an intended limitation by the company, and when the mobile app does that customer does has little choice in that regard.

The only option left for you is if you are an unverified user and want to read more tweets, you have to subscribe to Twitter Blue.

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This is exactly what Elon Musk intended when he introduced these limitations.

If paying money to Twitter is no big deal for you, here is how you can sign up for a Twitter Blue subscription to increase the rate limit –

  1. First, click on the hamburger icon on your Twitter app.
  2. Tap on “Twitter blue”. On PC this is labeled as “Verified”. 
  3. Choose the account type – Individual or Organization. 
  4. Now hit the Subscribe button.
  5. Choose tenure, either monthly or Annually.
  6. Use any available payment method to pay for your Twitter subscription.

Once your phone number and account got verified the limits will be increased for you.


We have discussed that sorry you are rate limited, please try again later an error isn’t due to any outage, server glitch, bug, or any other similar reasons.

This is an intended limitation by Twitter that was imposed on its users.

Limitations do apply whether you have an unverified account or a verified account on Twitter.

It’s just that, you can scroll through more feeds if you are a premium customer.

If you are someone who really needs to read more than 600 tweets a day, you have to subscribe to Twitter Blue where you will get 10 times more tweets, Blue tick, and many other features.

Sarvin Batra is the Main Author, Editor at CnbDaily. He is an Expert in Tech especially Related to mobile phones, Android applications and Their uses. You can Connect with him on His Twitter Profile @SarvinBatra