How to Pin Any Post on X (Twitter) [Your’s or Someone Else’s]

Are you looking to pin a tweet on your X profile? There are many instances when we want to show a tweet at the top of our profile. Whether you are looking to pin your tweet or someone else’s tweet, this guide will walk you through the steps to pin any tweet on X or Twitter.

Twitter (now rebranded as X) is a popular social media platform that lets you add a gif, video, or even an audio clip. But what if you wanted everyone who visited your profile to look at that one particular tweet? Well, it’s called a pinned tweet, and today, we will be taking a look at how to pin any tweet, including someone else’s tweet to your profile via the web or the app version of Twitter.

How to Pin Any Post on X (or Twitter)

You can pin any tweet that you make to your profile or from someone else’s profile. It doesn’t matter if it’s a fresh new tweet or one that you might have posted many years ago. And the best part of pinning a tweet? It will take you less than 5 seconds to pin your tweet.

Well, yeah, the time required can change depending on the particular tweet you are looking for, and it can take even more time if you are someone who has more than a hundred tweets. No matter what the tweet is, you can read through this guide to learn how to pin a tweet to your profile.

From Web

If you are someone who browses Twitter on your PC or laptop, no matter whether it’s running on Mac or Windows OS, follow the below steps to learn how to pin a tweet.

Step 1: Open a browser and visit the Twitter website.

Step 2: Log in to your account using your account credentials if you have not already.

Step 3: Once logged in, click on Profile from the left sidebar.

Twitter Web Profile

Step 4: Here you will see all of your tweets.

Step 5: Head over to the tweet you want to pin. Tap on the three-dot icon at the top of the tweet.

Step 6: Choose Pin to your Profile from the available menu options.

Twitter Web Tweet Pin to your Profile

Step 7: Now, the tweet will appear at the top of your profile.

Tweet Pinned to Your Profile

You can unpin the pinned tweet by clicking on the three dots and selecting the Unpin this Tweet option.

Unpin from Profile

From Mobile App

To pin one of your tweets from the Twitter mobile app, whether it’s Android or iPhone, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Launch the X app (formerly Twitter) on your Android or iPhone.

Step 2: If you haven’t signed into the app, sign in now.

Step 3: Once logged in, tap on your profile icon at the top left corner.

Step 4: A sidebar will now open. Tap on Profile from the sidebar.

Step 5: Once you get to your profile screen, choose the tweet that you wish to pin.

Step 6: Next to the tweet at the top right corner, you will see a three-dot icon. Tap on it.

Pin Tweet on Mobile

Step 7: Now, choose the Pin to Profile option from the menu. Confirm the action by tapping Pin.

Pin Tweet on Mobile

The tweet will now be pinned to your profile. You can unpin the tweet by tapping on the three-dot menu and selecting unpin.

Pin Someone Else’s Tweets

To pin someone else’s tweet to your profile, you need to either share the link as yours or quote the tweet. Here’s how you can do it:

Step 1: Head over to the tweet you want to pin.

Step 2: Tap on the share icon and choose Copy Link.

Pin Someone Else's Tweets

Step 3: Create a new post and type the link you’ve copied, then share it by tapping the Post button. Alternatively, just quote the original tweet on your X or Twitter profile.

Pin Someone Else's Tweets

Step 4: Once done, just follow the same steps to pin it that you followed to pin your tweet.

Pin Someone Else’s Tweet to Your Profile Using a Third-Party Website

Sometimes, you might want to share a tweet that was put out by someone else. If you want the tweet to get more reach, you can pin it to your profile. Follow these steps to pin someone else’s tweet to your profile.

Step 1: First, go visit the person’s profile and scroll for the tweet that you wish to pin to your profile.

Step 2: Now, you will have to copy the link to the tweet.

Step 3: Head over to TwTools.eu.

Step 4: Next, click on the blue box that says Pin Any Tweet.

Pin Someone Else's Tweet to Your Profile Using a Third-Party Website

Step 5: Now, click on Allow Access > Authorize app. This is needed so that TwTools is able to access your profile.

Pin Someone Else's Tweet to Your Profile Using a Third-Party Website

Step 6: Once the permissions have been granted, simply paste the link to the tweet that you wish to pin to your profile.

Step 7: Now, click on Pin this Tweet. The tweet has now been pinned to your profile.

Pin Someone Else's Tweet to Your Profile Using a Third-Party Website

Wrapping Up

So, that is how you can pin a tweet to your Twitter profile. The process, as you might have seen, will take you less than 5 seconds. Also, when you pin a tweet, you will see a label that says Pinned Tweet, it’s to let you know that tweet will always stay on the top until you decide to unpin it.

However, if you try to pin another tweet on your profile, it will replace the previously pinned tweet. I hope this guide has helped you know how to pin a tweet on the web as well as on Android and iOS devices. If you have any questions related to the article, do let us know in the comments.

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Harsh Saxena

Hi! I am Harsh and I write about technology on different websites. I frequently write about these topics and cover them. I am available on Twitter at @Harsh4saxena or Email me at harsh4saxena@gmail.com to send in your feedback and tips. Worked at GadgetsToUse, BrowserToUse, DailyTechByte, FreshFounder, and with many other websites as an author and researcher.

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