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How to Pin on Snapchat

Welcome to the world of snapping! If you’re looking to take your Snapchat skills to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to pin content on Snapchat and make sure your friends never miss anything important. So get your thumbs ready for some snapping action – let’s get started!

Introduction to Snapchat

Snapchat is a popular messaging and multimedia app that offers a unique way to communicate with friends and family. Using Snapchat, you can send text messages, photos and videos that can be set to vanish after a few seconds. It also includes lenses, filters and other interactive tools for communicating with friends. To get started, users need to create an account by providing basic information such as name and email address. Once the account is set up, users can add friends from their address book or search for friends using the names of other Snapchat users.

Once signed up, users can begin sending messages to their contacts directly or within group conversations. Before sending anything, users should ensure they understand all the features available in Snapchat. As well as text messages and images, Snapchat offers several creative tools such as lenses, filters and Bitmoji which can be used to add extra personality to your messages! One important feature of Snapchat is the ability to pin important messages and stories on your profile for quick viewing in future – just look for the pin icon on stories and chats!

What is Pinning on Snapchat?

Pinning on Snapchat is a feature that allows users to pin a chat conversation, live story, or map location to their Stories. This feature allows users to highlight and remember important moments they want to save in their Story and make sure they don’t misplace them.

Since the introduction of Snap Maps in June 2017, users who enjoy discovering content from all over the world can now take their exploration one step further by easily pinning their favorite moments right into Snapchat. Whether it be a funny moment with friends or a memorable experience from traveling abroad, anything is possible with just the tap of your finger!

Snapchat has made pinning very user-friendly and straightforward, making this area of sharing your memories seamless and fun. All you have to do is navigate over to the snap you wish to pin and press down for about two seconds until a “pinning” button appears. Once you select that button, your snap will be pinned at the top of your Story for 24 hours before it disappears without leaving any evidence behind!

This feature not only allows users to quickly revisit information or conversations without scrolling through their entire conversation log, but it also promotes more creative storytelling as people use Snapchat pins more artistically in order capture creative moments more effectively. Great stories come out through such little touches -– why not make yours stand out too?

Benefits of Pinning on Snapchat

Pinning a post on Snapchat can be a powerful way to put your message in the spotlight, capture more viewers and make sure your post is seen even after it disappears from your Story. Pinning will extend the life of your post, giving you the opportunity to attract new followers, increase engagement and build relationships with current followers.

Pinned posts on Snapchat provide numerous advantages for social media marketers, including increased visibility. Pinning makes it easier for users to find and remember you, extending reach beyond those already following you. Additionally, pins act as a bookmark for content viewers can revisit to check out the material at their convenience. Pinning also helps ensure that multiple people view it who wouldn’t have otherwise had access to that information –– especially followers from different time zones or users who may have missed it due to technical difficulties or similar issues.

Marketers should take full advantage of Snapchat’s pinning feature as a tool for promoting popular content again and again. With added visibility, pinned posts on Snapchat can potentially reach new audiences, boost engagement rates and generate more leads for businesses.

How to Pin on Snapchat

Pinning on Snapchat is a great way to keep the most important Snaps at the top of your Story. Pins appear in their own row on your Story to ensure they get maximum visibility. Here’s how it works:

First, make sure you have saved the Snap by tapping the “Save” icon. Then, when you go to your profile and navigate to “My Story” section, hit the three dots icon in the lower right-hand corner of any Snap. Select “Add this Snap to My Story” and you will see a pin appear on the bottom left-hand side of that chat. It’s that easy!

In addition, you can also use Pins for group Stories and Group Chats in which all members can add their pinned Snaps from their individual accounts. This allows everyone in the group to stay connected with each other while sharing Snaps with just a few taps.

Finally, if you don’t want snaps anymore pinned on your account, select “Remove Pin” and it’ll be re-added back into your story as a normal snap viewable by everyone who can access it. That’s how easy it is to Pin on Snapchat!

Best Practices for Pinning on Snapchat

Snapchat offers users a variety of ways to personalize their Snaps, such as stickers, filters, text and emojis. One of the most popular personalization options is pinning, which allows users to tag certain objects in their Snaps.

Pinning on Snapchat can be a powerful way to add context and draw attention to certain elements in your Snap. However, there are certain best practices that should be followed when it comes to pinning on Snapchat. Below are some tips for successful pinning:

  • Research: Research the object that you want Pin before you actually Pin it in your Snap – make sure that it is relevant to the topic of your Snap and not just randomly added for decoration or attention.
  • Choose Objects Wisely: It’s important to choose objects carefully when Pinning – make sure that what you’re Pinning is related to the topic of your Snap and stands out from background clutter.
  • Limit Pins: Too many pins can create a cluttered look in Snaps – try not too many too many pins or focus on one or two objects you want to emphasize with pins.
  • Location Matters: Choosing where you place pins can be very important – consider placing Pins at the top or bottom corners of your Snap as they tend to stand out better than random placement within the frame.

Strategies for Pinning on Snapchat

Pinning on Snapchat can be a great way to highlight amazing stories on your profile that you want your friends to see. By pinning a story, it stays visible at the top of your profile for 24 hours before disappearing. You can choose any photo or video story to pin, as well as Add Snaps. Follow the instructions below to learn how to do it.

  1. Go to your profile page and tap one of the stories you would like to pin.
  2. Once it loads up, press and hold down on the story until you see a menu appear at the bottom of your screen with five options: Share, Highlight, Pin, Delete This Snap and Save All Snaps in Highlights.
  3. Tap “Pin” and confirm that you want this story pinned by tapping “Yes” in the popup window confirming that this Snapchat will appear first on your profile until tomorrow when it will be removed from view automatically.
  4. The pinned story will now appear at the top of your profile for 24 hours, highlighted with an arrow icon and faded black background indicating that this is a pinned post which other people need to watch first before seeing all other stories you recently posted for them!

Troubleshooting Pinning on Snapchat

Troubleshooting pinning on Snapchat can be a challenge, but with the right help, getting this feature to work properly is not difficult. Let’s review some common issues that can occur when trying to pin on the platform and some possible solutions to help ensure that your pins remain where they belong.

Most of the time, when users are having issues with pinning on Snapchat, it comes down to two main problems: user settings and unfamiliarity with the feature. Let’s look at both of these in more detail and discuss how you can overcome them.

User settings: Many users opt out of allowing locations for their posts or limit access for Safety reasons – if someone actually does have access and permission but settings are blocking them from seeing pinned posts then it may still seem like their pins are not showing up. If this happens, double-check all your settings within your account management and also consider allowing friend verification before anyone is able to see pinned content.

Unfamiliarity with the feature: Pinning requires specific steps and understanding of how the platform works in order for you to successfully get all content attached in its correct spot – depending on what version of Snapchat you are using, this may take some trial-and-error as well as issue checking online through official sources such as Help Centers or Community Forums. From our experience checking these resources, we have found that most common issues with pins stem from not having correctly installed Snap Map (a physical map which you enable inside your app) which is needed in order for pins to appear properly – once installed correctly, make sure all friends who wish to see pins must allow location access through their own accounts so that they do show up!


Finally, there are other advanced features of Snapchat that you can use to make interesting posts. For example, you can use the drawing tool to create custom stickers for your story, add text and captions to your photos, or even create animated GIFs to share with friends.

Take some time to explore the many features that Snapchat has to offer and have fun! Remember not all content has to be perfectly curated and planned out, sometimes it’s fun just to be spontaneous and share what’s going on in your life with friends. We hope this guide helped you learn the basics of how to pin snaps in Snapchat.

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