How to Pin and Unpin a Tweet on Twitter (2020)

You can pin any of your tweets for which you want to get more attention and here’s how you can do that:

PC

  1. Sign into Twitter and click Profile in the left sidebar.
  2. Now, find the tweet you want to pin.
  3. Hit the Down arrow at the top of the tweet, and you can see Pin to your profile option, which you can find between Embed Tweet and Delete. Click on it.
  4. In the confirmation pop-up, click Pin.

To Unpin

  1. Hit the Down arrow at the top of the pinned tweet.
  2. Click on the Unpin from profile option.
  3. Hit Unpin in the pop-up.

Android and iPhone

  1. Open the Twitter app.
  2. Hit the profile picture at the top and then tap Profile.
  3. Now, find the tweet you want to pin.
  4. Tap the Down arrow at the top of the tweet, and you can see the Pin to profile option (if you’re in Android phone) or Pin to your profile option (if you’re in iPhone). Hit it.
  5. In the confirmation pop-up, tap Pin.
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If you want to unpin, then here’re the steps:

  1. Hit the Down arrow at the top of the pinned tweet.
  2. Tap the Unpin from profile option.
  3. In the confirmation pop-up, tap Unpin.

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions:

What is a pinned tweet?

A pinned tweet is a tweet that is pinned. You can find the pinned tweet at the top of your profile and it’ll stay there until you unpin or remove it.

How many tweets can you pin?

You can’t pin multiple tweets and can pin only one tweet. Note that if you’re pinning a tweet while there is an already pinned tweet, then the existing one will be replaced.

Does unpinning a tweet delete it?

Unpinning a tweet doesn’t remove it.

What happens when you unpin a tweet?

When you unpin a tweet, that tweet will go back to its position.

How to pin someone else’s tweet?

You can’t pin someone else’s tweet.

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Can you pin a retweet?

You can’t pin a retweet, but you can pin a retweet with comment.

Can I edit a pinned tweet?

You can’t edit a pinned tweet.