The Instagram dev team loves rolling out regular updates. From Instagram Stories to Reels to the ability to pin your posts and videos to the top, we’ve seen the Instagram dev team roll out gazillions of updates over the last few years.

And one of the latest updates that you may fall in love with is the ability to pin your Instagram post or video – which means you’ll be able to have one or a few of your posts or videos at the top of your profile.

So, if you posted a picture or video in 2017 or 2018, you can just pin it to the top – such that it appears at the top of your profile. And whenever someone hops onto your profile, they’ll be able to see it at the very top.

How do you pin your post to your Instagram profile?

Throughout this blog post, we’ll cover:

Allow me to show you how.

How to Pin a Post or Video to Your Instagram Profile

To pin a post or video to your Instagram profile, head over to your profile and click on the post you’d like to pin. Upon clicking on it, tap on the three-vertical-dotted-line in the top right corner of the post and select the “Pin to your profile” option.

Follow these exact steps to pin a post to your Instagram profile:

Head Over to the Post or Video You’d Like to Pin to Your Profile

Head Over to the Post or Video You’d Like to Pin to Your Profile

To pin a post or video to your profile, the first step is to launch your Instagram mobile application. Make sure that it’s updated. If not, you can just head over to Play Store or App Store and update it straight away.
Once you launch the mobile application, log in to your account, if it’s not already done. Upon logging in, head over to your Instagram profile by tapping on your profile picture in the bottom-right corner.

Find the post or video that you’d like to pin to the top of your profile. 

Pin the Post

Once you locate it, the next step is to tap on it. Click on the three-vertical-dotted line in the top-right corner of the post. 

Of the different options you see, click on the “Pin to your profile” option. 

How to Pin a Post or Video to Your Instagram Profile

And you’re done.

As you click on it, Instagram will pin the post to your profile. If you’re pinning multiple posts, then the posts you pin most recently will appear at the very top.   

NOTE – You can only pin only three posts, at maximum, at a time.

Now that you have pinned a post, what if you want to unpin one or multiple posts? Allow me to show you how to unpin an Instagram post.

How to Unpin a Post or Video from Your Instagram Profile

To unpin a post or video from your Instagram profile, visit your profile and select the pinned post or video you’d like to unpin. Once you click on it, tap on the three-vertical-dotted-line in the top right corner of the post and select “Unpin from profile.” 

Follow these exact steps to unpin a post from your Instagram profile:

Head Over to the Pinned Post or Video that You’d Like to Unpin

How to Unpin a Post or Video from Your Instagram Profile

Your pinned post or video would be at the top of your profile, unless you have gazillions of posts pinned. To unpin a post or video from your profile, the first step is to launch the Instagram mobile application. Make sure that it is updated. If you haven’t updated it, you can just head over to Play Store or App Store and update it straight away. 

Once you launch Instagram, log in to your account, if you haven’t already done. Upon logging in, head over to your Instagram profile by tapping on your little profile picture in the bottom-right corner.

Next, find the post or video that you’d like to unpin from your profile. Tap on it.

Unpin the Post or Video

Head Over to the Pinned Post or Video that You’d Like to Unpin

Now, in the top-right corner of the post or video, you’d be able to see the three-vertical-dotted-line – which you need to now click on. Of the different options visible, click on “Unpin from profile” – this will help you unpin the post from your profile.

As simple as that!

Conclusion

And that’s how you can pin and unpin on/from Instagram. I hope I was able to help you out. 

If you think I missed out on anything, feel free to mention it in the Comments section. 

Thanks for reading!

And as always, love you guys.

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