Andy DeVane

Software engineer, Privacy goof, Sysadmin LARPer

How to use the Mastodon app

Mastodon, as we covered in So, someone invited you to mastodon Mastodon works a bit like email for social media and has many instances. This means when you open the app to sign in, you need to tell it where your Mastodon provider lives. Here’s what you need to do to get signed in.

  1. Open the Mastodon app and tap login at the bottom
  2. In the text field labeled Server URL enter the url of your Mastodon instance (
  3. Tap next and sign in with your email and password
  4. Tap AUTHORIZE to add your account
  5. You’re done! Enjoy this new weird form of social media.

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