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How To Find Someone’s Location On Twitter

By Pranab Sen

Key Points:

» To track the location of someone’s Twitter account, you’ll need to see the geolocation which is displayed at the end of each tweet just beside the date and timeline.
» You can shorten the link of any tweet using the Grabify IP Logger tool and then share the link with the user. Trick him into clicking it and as soon as the user clicks on the shortened link, Grabify will record his or her IP address and other locational details too.

How To Find Someone’s Location On Twitter:

The best methods that you can use to track the location of someone’s Twitter account are:

1. Look at the Geolocation

You can track the location of someone’s Twitter account by seeing the geolocation of his or her tweets.

Twitter allows users to tag locations on the tweets that he or she upload from their accounts. By seeing these tagged locations, you’ll be able to understand and know about the place or part of the world to where he belongs.

However, you should know that the geolocation feature of Twitter stays disabled by default and needs to be enabled and signed up for if the user wants to use it.

🔴 Steps To Find Geolocation:

Step 1: Open the Twitter application.

Step 2: Next, you’ll need to click on the magnifying glass icon & enter the username of the user whose geolocation you want to know, and then search for him or her.

 magnifying glass icon

Step 3: Then click on his or her profile to open it.

 click on his or her profile

Step 4: Under the Tweets section, you’ll be able to see all the tweets made by the user from his or her profile.

Under the Tweets section

Step 5: Click on a tweet to open it. If the user has opted in for the geolocation feature, you’ll be able to see locational details displayed just beside the date and timeline of the tweet.

Tweet with a location

Step 6: You have to enable the ‘Tweet with a location’ feature ticked.

twitter location

2. Using IPLogger Tool

IPLogger provides many features like URL Checker, Image Checker, IP Tracker, etc., which you can use to find someone’s location.

🔗 Link: https://iplogger.org/

🔴 Steps To Use:

Step 1: You need a URL to shorten; choosing an interesting and exciting news or video link will be best, as this ensures that the person will click on it.


Step 2: After choosing a link, open your browser and go to the IP Logger web page, enter your chosen URL in the box provided, and they will generate a short link and tracking code.


Step 3: Open your Twitter account, go to the DM section, send him the short link, and wait for him to click on the link.

Click on DM section

Step 4: If he clicks on the link, then goes back to the IP logger page, enters the tracking code, and taps on the “This is a tracking code” option,n, and you can track his IP addresses.


3. Grabify Tool

Using the Grabify IP logger tool can help you record the location of any Twitter user even without his knowledge. You need to copy the link of any interesting tweet or post and then you’ll need to shorten it using the Grabify IP Logger tool.

You just have to trick the user into clicking on the shortened link after you share it with him. As soon as the user clicks on the link, Grabify will record its IP address and location.

However, you need to be careful so the user can’t understand that you’re trying to find out his IP address or location otherwise he won’t click on the link to open it.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, copy the link to any interesting tweet or post.

Step 2: Next, you’ll need to open the Grabify IP Logger tool directly by searching it on the web. 

Step 3: Paste the link on the white input box and then click on Create URL to shorten it.

click on Create URL

Step 4: Agree to the terms and conditions of the tool.

Agree to the terms

Step 5: Next, you’ll be able to get a shortened link and a tracking code too, remember the code as you’ll need it later.

Step 6: Copy the New URL on your clipboard.


Step 7: Next, head on to Twitter and start a conversation with the user whose location you want to know.

Step 8: Then send the copied URL to the user telling him to respond to the tweet.

Step 9: As soon as the user clicks on the link, Grabify will record the IP address and location of the user and then redirect him or her to the original tweet.

Step 10: Open the Grabify IP Logger tool once and then enter the tracking code in the input box.

Grabify IP Logger tool

Step 11: Click on Tracking Code. You’ll be taken to the Result page, where you’ll see the user’s IP address, location, etc.

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Pranab Sen is founder and author of Techniquehow.com. He is a full-time blogger, everything that gets published is from Pranab's hand. He likes to be a 'social media geek' since 2011 to understand the problems of readers more deeply and giving the solution through his writing.

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