How to pin messages to whatsapp chats

WhatsApp offers a number of functions that allow you to better organize your conversations can. We’re referring here to the ability to pin chats and highlight messages. With both, you make relevant information more accessible.

How to pin conversations in WhatsApp

We will first show you how to pin a conversation in WhatsApp. Go to the main screen and select a chat. To do this, you have to press and hold a little longer.

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A few additional options will then appear at the top of the screen. Click the thumbtack icon to pin the conversation.

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Check if the chat has been pinned with the hint that appears at the bottom of the screen. You’ll also see the pin icon next to pinned conversations.

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It is possible, to pin a maximum of three calls. We therefore advise you to only use this function for the really important chats. When you pin a chat, it always stays visible at the top of the screen, even if you get new messages from other contacts.

How to pin individual messages in WhatsApp

WhatsApp doesn’t offer the ability to pin a message to the beginning of a conversation like other messaging apps do. However, it has a Highlighted messages system, which will help you save important information. All you have to do is select the message with a long press.

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Tap the star icon in the top options menu.

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The message is then marked with an asterisk as important. To see all starred messages, go to the three dots menu on WhatsApp’s main screen. There you click Starred messages.

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As you can see in the screenshot below, your starred messages will be under Starred messages listed.

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Use this feature to save important information or to create reminders. Note that you can flag as many messages as you like and your contacts will not be notified if you do so.

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