How to Pin Someone on Snapchat for Android

Learn how to pin contacts on Snapchat for Android. Follow our step-by-step guide to pin your best friends, groups, and stories.

What Does Pinning Mean on Snapchat?

Pinning on Snapchat allows you to keep certain contacts, groups, and stories pinned to the top of your chat tab for easy access.

Pinned chats will appear above your other contacts and groups in the chat section.

How to Pin Chats on Snapchat for Android

Pinning chats is easy to do on Snapchat for Android.

Just follow these steps:

Pin an Individual Contact

  1. Open the Snapchat app and go to your Chat tab.
  2. Tap and hold the chat with the contact you want to pin.
  3. Tap the pin icon that appears at the top of the chat.

Pin a Group Chat

  1. Go to your Chat tab and tap and hold the group chat.
  2. Tap the pin icon to pin it.

Pin a Story

  1. Swipe over to view your Friends’ Stories.
  2. Press and hold the story you want to pin.
  3. Tap the pin icon to pin it.

That’s it! The contact, group, or story you pinned will now show at the top of your chat tab for easy access.

How to Unpin on Snapchat

Need to unpin something? No problem.

Just follow the same steps to long-press and unpin the chat:

  1. Tap and hold the pinned chat.
  2. Tap the unpin icon.

The chat will become unpinned and return to its regular position on your chat tab.

Pin Your Snapchat Favorites

Pinning on Snapchat is a great way to get instant access to your closest friends, must-see stories, and favorite groups.

Try pinning your top 3-5 chats so you can easily open them every time you launch Snapchat.


Can I pin chats on iPhone?

Yes, the pinning feature works the same way on iOS. Simply long press a chat and tap the pin icon.

Is there a limit to how many I can pin?

There is no definitive limit, but Snapchat recommends pinning your top 3-5 chats for the best experience.

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