Since Facebook took over Whatsapp, it has been undergoing several redesign and changes in features. With more and more users welcoming the updates, the app has grown in popularity. Normally in Whatsapp, the chat threads are ordered on the basis of the most recent chats being shown at the top of the screen.

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Now, with its recent update, Whatsapp offers the ability to pin important chats to view them permanently at the top. This update solves the problem of unwanted groups and other chats taking up the top part of the app screen and your important chats and contacts being pushed down the chat. With this new feature, you can pin as much as three contacts or groups. Read on to find out how to Pin WhatsApp chat on Android and iPhone.
How to Pin WhatsApp Chat on Android and iPhone

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How to Pin WhatsApp Chat on Android Phone

Before you start, make sure you have downloaded the latest version of Whatsapp on your Android device. Next, follow these steps:

Step #1. Open WhatsApp on your Android phone.

Open WhatsApp on AndroidStep #2. Go to the Chats tab.

Step #3. Next, Tap and hold the contact/group chat that you want to pin. You can select up to three chats at a time to pin them.

Tap and hold the contact in WhatsApp on AndroidStep #4. Now, Tap on the Pin button at the top bar.

Tap on WhatsApp Pin Button on AndroidTo unpin the pinned chats, select the chat by long pressing it and then tap on the Unpin button at the top bar.
Tap on WhatsApp UnPin Button on Android

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How to Pin WhatsApp Chat on iPhone

Download the latest version of Whatsapp on your iOS device and follow the below steps:

Step #1. Open WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Open WhatsApp on iPhoneStep #2. Now, Tap on the Chats tab.

Step #3. Next, Select the contact/group chat that you wish to pin.

Step #4. Next, Swipe right on the chat until you see options.

Select contact and Swipe right on the chat in WhatsApp on iPhoneStep #5. Now, Tap on the Pin button.

Tap on WhatsApp Pin button on iPhoneRepeat the same procedure to pin up to three chats. To unpin, select the chat, swipe right, and tap on the Unpin option.

Tap on WhatsApp UnPin button on iPhone

Wrapping Up:

Your pinned chats will now appear at the top of your chat screen, even if you send and receive new messages. If you pin more chats, the newly pinned chat will be added at the top, pushing down the existing one.

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