How to Pin Posts On Your Instagram Profile

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Instagram now lets users pin up to 3 posts on the Instagram profile grid. Pinned posts will remain at the top until you unpin them. Twitter and TikTok already allow users to pin their posts on their profiles. Now Instagram is also offering the same. If you want to pin your favorite posts on your Instagram profile, you can quickly do it. In this article, I will explain how to pin posts on your Instagram profile.

Steps to Pin or Unpin a post on Instagram is the same on Android and iOS. I will include screenshots of the Instagram app. You can follow the same steps on your Android phone to pin a post.

Pin Posts On Instagram Profile

Open the Instagram app and go to your Instagram profile. Now, open the Instagram post that you want to pin. Then tap on the three vertical dot icons at the top right corner of the app. Next, tap Pin to your profile. I will pin the post at the top of your posts.

Pin Posts On Instagram Profile

It will pin the post at the top of your Instagram profile.

You can unpin a post following the same step. Open the Instagram post that you want to unpin and tap the three-dot icon at the top right corner. Now select Unpin from your profile.

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Now you know how to unpin a pinned post on Instagram.

As I already said, you can pin up to 3 posts. If you try to pin the 4th post, it will show the “Pin limit reached” error message. Pinned Posts will be displayed at the top of your posts on your profile. It will show pinned posts first, and then other posts in the order.

You need to remember that you can only pin your own posts on your Instagram profile. Pinned posts will only appear at the top of your other posts. They will not reappear on your friends’ feeds.


Deepanker Verma is the founder of Nerdy Guides. He is a tech blogger, software developer, and gadget freak. He also runs TheWPGuides, and Techlomedia

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