Ready to join the Periscope community? We can’t wait to see what you’ll share! Creating a Periscope account is easy. You can download our app from the iTunes App store or the Google Play Store.

Signing Up with Twitter

  1. Once you’ve opened the Periscope app, tap Create New Account.
  2. Once you're on the login screen tap Twitter.
  3. Log into your Twitter account.
     
    1. If you have the Twitter app installed on your device, you can log in with the app.
    2. If you don’t have the Twitter app installed, enter your email or phone and Twitter password.
    3. If you have multiple Twitter accounts on your device, you will be prompted to choose which one you want to sign up with.
    4. If you have two factor authentication setup for your Twitter account, you’ll need to complete this before your account can be created.
  4. Your Twitter profile picture and bio will migrate over to your Periscope account and we will build a list of suggested followers based on who you follow on Twitter. Remember, Periscope doesn't automatically import your Twitter followers.
  5. Enter your name.
  6. Choose a Periscope username (handle). This can be different from your current Twitter handle.
  7. Your bio information transfers over from Twitter, but you can always edit it in your Periscope profile.
  8. You should be all set up!

Signing Up with Your Phone Number

  1. Make sure you're using Periscope on the phone you want to sign up with
  2. Once you’ve opened the Periscope app, tap Create New Account.
  3. On the next screen, tap Phone Number.
  4. Enter the required info and tap Send Confirmation Code.
  5. You'll receive an SMS with your confirmation code. Enter that into the prompt.
  6. If you have problems, tap Resend Confirmation Code.
  7. You'll be redirected back to the login screen. After a few seconds, you'll be redirected to create your profile. Remember, your username needs to be 2 or more characters.
  8. Once you’ve created your profile, you should be all set up!

When you log out of or quit Periscope, tap Log Back In and then select Phone Number. You'll be prompted to enter your phone number and send a confirmation code again. Please keep in mind that you're not going through the signup process again, this is just a different way to log into Periscope. It replaces the use of a username/password combination. We only use your phone number to log you into your account; it will not be used in any other way.

Signing Up with Facebook

  1. Once you’ve opened the Periscope app, tap Create New Account.
  2. On the next screen, tap Facebook.
  3. Log into your Facebook account.
     
    1. If you have the Facebook app installed on your device, you can log in with the app.
    2. If you don’t have the Facebook app installed, you’ll be redirected to the Facebook website to enter your email or phone and Facebook password.
    3. If you have two factor authentication setup for your Facebook account, you’ll need to complete this before your account can be created.
  4. Enter your name.
  5. Choose a Periscope username (handle).
  6. You should be all set up!

Signing Up with Google

  1. Once you’ve opened the Periscope app, tap Create New Account.
  2. On the next screen, tap Google.
  3. Enter your email or phone and tap Next.
  4. Enter your Google password and tap Next.
  5. If you have two factor authentication setup for your Google account, you’ll need to complete this before your account can be created.
  6. Enter your name.
  7. Choose a Periscope username (handle).
  8. You should be all set up!