How to Pin Someone on Instagram DMs

Keep your most important chats visible always!

Instagram has finally heard users’ most requested demands and added several new direct message features to improve the overall chatting experience on the platform.

Among others is the ability to pin priority chats to the top of your DM inbox. While this feature has been already available on WhatsApp for quite some time, now Instagrammers can also enjoy it.

In today’s blog, we will show you how to pin someone on Instagram DMs. Let’s get started!

How to Pin Someone on Instagram DMs

How to Pin Someone on Instagram DMs

You can pin a chat to keep the person at the top of the chat list and ensure that it remains easily accessible among other conversations. You do not have to scroll and search for your friend or loved one in the inbox.

Option 1: On iPhone

1. Open Instagram and move to your inbox.

2. Swipe right on the chat you wish to pin and tap on Pin.

Tap on Pin

Option 2: On Android

1. Open Instagram, navigate to your inbox, and long press on the targeted DM.

2. Tap on Pin.

Tap on Pin

Also Read: How to Edit Direct Messages on Instagram After Sending

Why Should You Pin Messages on Instagram?

Some reasons why you should pin messages on Instagram are:

  • Prioritize important messages
  • Organize your DMs as you wish
  • Keep essential message threads on top 
  • As a reminder to reply to the pinned person

How Many Chats Can I Pin on Instagram?

Currently, you can pin up to 3 group chats or 1:1 chats on Instagram.

Also Read: How to Check Instagram Messages on your PC

How to Flag Someone on Instagram

Flag is a similar kind of feature as Pin on Instagram but for Business and Professsional accounts. Here’s how:

1. Open the message thread of a user you wish to flag.

2. Tap on the flag icon at the top right corner.

Tap on the flag icon

Now the person will be flagged and they will have an orange label sign next to their DMs.

What are the other Recent Updates on Instagram DMs?

Apart from Pin, Instagram has rolled out multiple new DM features to improve users’ messaging experience on the platform, such as:

  • You can now edit your message up to 15 minutes after sending
  • You can manually enable or disable read receipts
  • It lets you save your favorite stickers in DMs for easy access
  • You can use different themes to personalize chat

Now that you know how to pin someone on Instagram DMs., get, set, and prioritize your loved ones over anyone in the inbox.

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