You’re scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see a post that you want to comment on, but you don’t want your comment to get lost in the shuffle. What do you do? You pin it!

Commenting on Instagram is a great way to connect with other users, and pinning your favorite comments is one way to show appreciation and keep the conversation going.

In this post, we’ll show you how to pin a comment on Instagram in 2022 step by step. Plus, we’ll explain what it means to pin a comment and why you should pin one. And lastly, we’ll show you how to delete comments on your Instagram posts.

What is a pinned comment on Instagram?

When you pin a comment, it becomes the first comment on the post. This is a good option to call attention to something your followers may have missed or to answer questions that have been frequently asked in the comments section.

Pinned comments are a great way to build relationships with your followers. By engaging with them and responding to their questions and comments, you’re showing that you care about them and that you’re open to feedback.

This way you can highlight important information and messages or keep track of conversations. They stay at the top of the comments section, so they’re always easy to find.

To pin a comment, you have to click on the three dots at the top right corner of the comment you want to pin and select “Pin Comment.” It’s as easy as that, but we’ll go through the process.

Why pin a comment on Instagram?

You may wonder if there’s a strategic reason to pin a comment on Instagram.

And the answer is yes! When you pin a comment, it becomes the first thing people see when they visit your profile. 

For example, if you’re running a contest, you can pin the contest rules as a comment on your profile. This will make it easy for people to find the information they need and help you ensure that everyone interested in entering knows the rules.

  • It keeps the comment at the top of the thread, so it’s easier to find.
  • It signals to other users that you want that particular comment to stand out.
  • It’s a great way to show your appreciation for someone’s comment.

How to pin a comment on Instagram

First, find the comment you want to pin. It can be one of your own comments or someone else’s. Once you’ve found the comment, just tap and hold the comment until a small pin symbol pops up in the upper left corner. Then click on it. This will keep the comment at the top of your list, so it’s always the first thing people see when they scroll down your post. But let’s see how to do it on Android and iOS.

How to pin comments on Instagram Android

If you have an Android, follow these few steps to pin your comment on Instagram.

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Tap on your profile icon from the bottom right corner.
  3. Select a post.
  4. Go to the comment section.
  5. Search for a comment that you want to pin.
  6. Long-tap on a comment and choose a thumb pin from the upper right side.

How to pin a comment on Instagram iOS

If you have iPhone, the steps are a bit different:

  1. Open the Instagram app.
  2. Login to your account if needed.
  3. Go to your Profile section.
  4. Select a post with a comment you want to pin.
  5. Open the post and search for the comment.
  6. Select a comment and swipe left from right.
  7. Select a thumb-pin icon and tap on the Pin comment option.

Pro-tip: Ensure you have your device’s most recent Instagram app installed.

Also check: How to see liked posts on Instagram.

How to unpin a comment on an Instagram post?

Steps for Android

  1. Open your Instagram.
  2. Go to your Profile section from the bottom right corner.
  3. Open a post where you want to unpin a comment.
  4. Tap on the comment icon.
  5. Now you will see your highlighted comment at the top.
  6. Long-tap on a pinned comment.
  7. Select a thumb-pin icon.
  8. Finally, select the Unpin option.

Steps for iPhone

  1. Tap on an Instagram app icon.
  2. Tap on your profile icon from the bottom right corner.
  3. Select a post.
  4. Tap on the comment icon below your post.
  5. Swipe left from right on a pinned comment.
  6. Select the thumb-pin icon.
  7. Finally, select Unpin.

What to do if you can’t pin a comment on Instagram?

  • Update the Instagram app.
  • Restart Instagram.
  • Clear cache of Instagram.
  • Check your internet connection.
  • Select non-violent or offensive comments.
  • Follow correct steps
  • Check Instagram server
  • Re-install Instagram app

How do you pin a post on Instagram 2022?

To pin a post to your profile, go to the Instagram app for Android and iPhone and follow these steps:

  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap one of your posts, then tap the three dots in the top right.
  3. Tap Pin to your profile.

You can pin up to 3 posts you share on Instagram to the top of your profile.

How to remove pinned posts from the top of your profile?

  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap one of your posts, then tap three dots in the top right.
  3. Tap Unpin from profile.

How to delete a comment on Instagram

So, you’ve posted a pic on Instagram, and somebody has left a comment that you don’t like or aren’t polite. What do you do?

Well, the first step is to delete the comment. This is easy to do on Instagram. Just tap on the comment and then hit the “Delete” button.

Pinning a comment effectively draws attention to an educational message at the top of the comment section. So next time you see a comment you don’t want to get lost, just use this option and pin it. 

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