To begin using the Tiliter Recognition API, you first need to sign up. To sign up, browse to

Next, press Sign up, and fill out the details required, read the Terms of Service, and check the box to accept them, and press SIGN UP:

Once you've signed up, an email will be sent. Open the email and follow the Verify Email link:

Once you've verified your email address, another email will be sent that contains your API key. It is recommended to store this in a password management tool.

If you need to access your API key again, browse to and click on Account and then API Key: