How to Pin Chat on WhatsApp (iPhone and Android)

Note: I’m using iPhone X, Windows 11 PC, and Google Pixel 4a (Android 12).

Pin WhatsApp Chat on iPhone or Android

Here are the steps:

  1. Open the WhatsApp app.
  2. Swipe the WhatsApp conversion to the right if you’re using an iPhone. Tap the Pin option.
  3. If you’re using an Android phone, long-press the chat in the WhatsApp app. If you wish, you can select up to three conversations. Tap the Pin icon at the top.

That’s all.

Note that the “Pin” symbol appears in the Chats tab for each pinned chat.

Read: How to Delete WhatsApp Chat

Unpin a WhatsApp Chat (Android or iPhone)

To unpin a pinned WhatsApp conversation, follow the steps above. You’ll see the “Unpin.” Tap on it.

Pin Chat on WhatsApp Web

Follow these steps to pin a particular chat on WhatsApp Web:

Hover the mouse over the conversion on the left sidebar and click the down arrow. Or right-click on the conversation.

Select “Pin chat” under Mark as unread (or Mark as read).

That’s it.

Unpin a Chat on WhatsApp Web

Follow the steps above to unpin, and you can now see the Unpin chat. Click on it.

Here’s an alternative method to do the above tasks: click the contact or group chat you’d like to pin or unpin. Press Ctrl + Shift + Alt + P.

Read: How to Hide WhatsApp Chat


  • WhatsApp shows chats in chronological order by default.
  • WhatsApp’s “pin chat” feature lets you pin the chats you prefer.
  • When you pin a conversation, it’ll appear at the top of the Chats tab, making finding it easier and quicker. 
  • Note that no one knows when you unpin or pin a chat, and the pinned chats are always at the top until unpinned.
  • You can pin up to three conversations, which can be contact or group chats.

That’s all.

I hope this guide, “How to Pin Chat on WhatsApp (iPhone and Android),” is helpful to you.

Thanks for reading.