Tuesday, April 23, 2024

How to Pin Comments on Instagram Reels, Posts Quickly (2022)

Instagram has added this very useful feature of pinning your comments. You can pin comments on reels, live, posts, and stories. In case your feeds are always flooded with comments and you struggle to answer that one query over and over this blog post is for you. I will tell you how to pin comments on Instagram. So, stay with me!

How to Pin Comments on Instagram Posts

It will take just a few minutes, to pin your comment take these steps:

  1. Go to your feed and click on the post you want to pin the comment.
  2. In the comment section, long press the comment you want to pin.
  3. A menu appears at the top of the screen.
  4. Now, select the “pin” option from the menu.
  5. Your comment is pinned now. 

It will appear at the bottom of all comments. So, your followers can see it easily.

To unpin that comment, long press the pinned comment and select unpinned option from the menu. Your comment will appear as a normal comment now.

How to Pin Comments on Instagram Reels

How to Pin Comments on Instagram
How to Pin Comments on Instagram Posts

To pin comments on reels, follow these steps:

  1. Open the reel you want to pin a comment.
  2. Now, go to the comment section.
  3. Swipe left or long-press the comment you want to pin.
  4. A menu appears, tap on the “pin icon.”
  5. Your comment is pinned now on the reel.

Note: Sometimes Instagram doesn’t allow us to pin others’ comments on reels, or live videos. This depends on their regional policies.

How to Pin Comments on Instagram Live

To pin a comment on your live video follows these steps:

  1. Start a Live on your Instagram account.
  2. Now, comment on your live feed, “this is an informative live session you don’t want to miss out.” then long-press this comment.
  3. A menu pops up on the screen down below. Click on “pin.”
  4. Your comment will be pinned at the bottom of the screen. New joiners will see your comment and know what your live stream is all about.

How to Pin Comments on Instagram Posts Android

To pin a comment on your Android is a no-brainer either. Follow the same steps as told above, alright I am sharing it down below:

  1. Go to your Instagram profile and click on the post you want to pin your comment.
  2. Now, get to the comment section of that post by clicking,” see all comments.”
  3. Long-press on the comment you want to pin on that post.
  4. A menu shows up at the top of the screen, in blue color.
  5. Click on the “pin icon” to pin that comment.

How to Pin Comments on Instagram iPhone

The iPhone users may not have the option to pin comments on their stories. However, there is an alternative to do that, you can add your comment in text format on your story using “aA” tab.

Now let’s see how you can pin a comment on your live feed.

  1. Go to your profile and “start a live broadcast.” 
  2. As soon the comments pop up and you find the one you want to pin, just swipe left.
  3. You can see options like “pin” on your screen.
  4. Click on “Pin” to pin that comment.
  5. Comment on your “Live” and then “swipe left.” 
  6. Select the option “pin” to pin your comment on your live feed.

FAQ- How to Pin Comments on Instagram

Why can’t I pin my comment on Instagram?

Sometimes Instagram regional policies don’t allow you to pin comments. If that’s not the case, check if your app is up to date or not. 

Can everyone PIN comments on Instagram?

No,  you cannot pin others’ comments all the time. But, you can pin your comments on your feed and other people’s feeds/posts.

How do I pin a comment in 2022?

Follow the steps mentioned in this blog to know how to pin a comment on your story, live videos, and reels. For both android and iPhone devices.

What does it mean to pin a comment on Instagram?

To pin a comment means that the comment will be visible to your followers upfront. It’s a useful feature when you are doing a live stream and want new joiners to tell what the live broadcast is about. It’s also helpful to explain a longer content by explaining it in comments and pinning those comments. This way those comments won’t hide in several comments.

Can someone see if you pinned their comment?

Yes,  Under Instagram privacy policy the other person whose comment you have pinned is notified. It’s done to strengthen the relationship between followers. When you pin their comment, it means you want to show their comment on your post. Also, you liked their comment. 


Pinned comments have become a necessary way to add more value to your IG feeds. By pinning comments you can manage your comment section efficiently. You can choose what comment to show first, which will create an impression on your followers. I hope you can easily pin comments as in this blog on “how to pin comments on Instagram.” If you liked this blog drop a smiley in the comment section below.  

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Jagriti Dixit
Jagriti Dixit
A Content Writer, Researcher and a Poetess. Jagriti loves to read and write about Women, Tech, and Health and Wellness. In her spare time she indulges in meditation and travelling.

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