How To Pin A Tweet On Twitter App

want to pin tweets on your Twitter app

So you want to pin tweets on your Twitter app?

Are you unable to see options for pinning tweets on your Twitter app that is on your android or iOS device?

Do you want a lot of engagement on a particular tweet on your profile page?

Pinning a tweet puts that specific tweet above all other tweets on your profile page.

A pinned tweet is basically the tweet to be seen when someone clicks on your profile irrespective of the age of the tweet.

In this article, you’ll learn how to pin tweets on Twitter page without the need for a tool.

The guide in this post will work on any device including Twitter for desktop.

The best part is that you won’t be needing any third-party tool.

How To Pin A Tweet On Your Twitter Page

You can pin a tweet on your profile by going to your Twitter profile page and finding your desired tweet, click on it.

Then click on the three dots on your top right and you will find the option to pin your tweet.

You can also pin a tweet on an android phone or iPhone.

You don’t have to use any third-party apps that may or may not be harmful to your device.

Do remember that you can only pin a tweet that you, yourself have published. You cannot pin a tweet you did not publish.

This guide will work on any device, with the same process because all Twitter are the same.

Here are the basic steps to pin a tweet on Twitter App (with pictures):

1. Choose the tweet

Go to your profile and find the tweet you want to pin.

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Remember that if you haven’t published it already, you have to because you can’t pin a nonexistent tweet plus you cannot pin a tweet that you did not publish.

Once, you find your desired tweet, click anywhere on it and follow the next steps.

2. Go to the tweet’s page

Once you have done step one above, you will find yourself on a new page, where you will see options like “view tweet activity”  ignore them and move to the next step…

3. Tap on the three dots

While still on the tweet page, tap on the three dots on the top right and you will see several options including “Delete tweet” and more.

Now, tap on the “Pin to profile…” option.

Immediately after you’ve tapped on “Pin to profile…”, a pop up page will appear thus:

Proceed to now click on “Pin” to proceed.

3. Refresh your Twitter page

After you have clicked on “pin” refresh your Twitter profile page to see your pinned tweet just like it’s shown in the image below:

Pinned tweet on nenye_nn Twitter

And that is how to pin a tweet on Twitter app.

Why pin a tweet to your profile page on Twitter?

The reason why you pin a tweet to your profile page is because you want it to gain more exposure and engagement especially if it has your website link attached it and you want to get traffic to it.

Over the years, research has shown that pinned tweet has been shown to get more views, clicks and links.

So these are some of the reasons people pin tweets on their profiles.

How to delete a pin tweet on Twitter?

To delete a pinned tweet on Twitter, click anywhere on the pinned tweet.

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On the tweet page, click on the three dots on the top right corner and you will see several options including “Mute this conversation”

Now, tap on “Delete tweet” and your pinned tweet will be deleted.

How can I pin more than one tweets in Twitter?

This is not possible because you cannot pin more than one tweets on Twitter.

But you can try this: Pin a tweet and then comment under that tweet.

So that when a visitor clicks on the tweet they will also see the second tweet.

You can also switch pinned tweets from time to time anytime you like.


Sometimes we get confused on how to pin tweets especially for those who use mobile devices.

It almost becomes an obstacle to you if you really want people to see that tweet when ever they click on your profile.

Pinning tweets helps a lot of content creators to gain traffic to their products and services.

This guide will teach you exactly how to pin a tweet on the Twitter app and you can follow the same steps to equally unpin a tweet.

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.