How to Pin Videos on TikTok
Have you ever opened a TikTok account, and seen some pinned posts at the top of their video lists? Well, everyone can pin TikTok videos!
The pin feature allows you to display your most relevant content at the top of the video list and show users what your profile is about.
Fortunately, if you want to pin a TikTok video to your profile, you can do so within just a few steps. This post will cover the following information:
- How to pin videos on TikTok;
- How does pinning videos on TikTok work?;
- Benefits of getting a video pinned on the TikTok app.
How Does Pinning TikTok Videos Work?
Pinning videos on TikTok is quite easy: simply go to a certain video, and mark the Pin option on it. This shows users your best content and new videos on your profile, which can help you get more traction on this social media app.
Your other videos, those which are not pinned, will appear in chronological order after your main selected videos.
On top of that, you can also pin comments (pin comment on the TikTok comment section of videos), so more people can see clever comments on your posts. So, if you ever wondered, “ What does pinned mean on TikTok?” Then you now have the answer!
How Many Pinned Videos Can You Have?
You can have up to three videos pinned on your TikTok profile. This means that if you want to pin several videos, specifically, more than three videos, you won’t be able to do so.
On the other hand, any user can pin up to one comment only. Besides, you don’t need to have a creator’s profile in order to pin a TikTok video - public and private accounts can use this feature without major limitations, so worry not.
How to Pin Videos On TikTok
Before you pin TikTok videos, we recommend you select the best videos uploaded to your account.
Not necessarily all new videos you upload should be pinned on the app. Instead, pinned videos should be those which you want to get more views and more engagement overall.
Without further ado, follow these steps to learn how to pin a video on TikTok.
Step 1: Go to Your TikTok Profile Page and Select a TikTok Video
Open the TikTok platform, and go to your TikTok profile page by tapping on your profile picture, which appears at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Here, surf through your TikTok videos, and select the video or post you want to pin on your TikTok profile.
Step 2: Tap the Three Dots Icon
Now, on the right-hand side of the screen, you will see a little three-dots icon. Tap on these three dots, and a new share video menu will open on the same screen where the video is showing.
Step 3: Tap the Pin Icon to Pin a TikTok
Here, you need to look for the Pin Icon and tap on it. This icon grants you access to the pin feature, so simply select it, and that will do the trick.
Step 4: Check Your Pinned TikTok Video
At last, the pinned video will appear at the very top of your video list on TikTok. That’s how you pin a video! Other users will also be aware that you have pinned that video on your account.
If you want to unpin TikTok videos, just follow these steps:
- Open your TikTok profile, and look for the video you want to unpin;
- Tap on it, and select the three dots;
- At last, select the Pin icon, and you will Un-Pin a video on TikTok - quite easy, isn’t it?
You are ready to use the pin option, but use it wisely! We recommend you only pin important videos and not every single piece of content you upload to your account.
Why Can’t I Pin a Video On TikTok?
Many users have experienced problems while trying to pin videos on the TikTok platform. Although this problem is rather rare, there are three reasons behind it and fixes you can apply to your account:
- The Pin Feature is not available for you yet: TikTok hasn’t offered access to all accounts to the Pin Option. This means that, if your account is ineligible for some reason or another, you might as well create a new profile;
- The TikTok App is outdated: make sure to update TikTok to the latest version, so the Pin Option appears on your profile - you can do so on the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play Store (Android);
- Bugs on the TikTok app: in this case, force-closing TikTok, clearing cache files on the app, and updating your phone can help you get rid of certain bugs that you might be experiencing.
That’s all for now! The pinning feature is quite useful, and you are more than ready to use it now.
You can get more relevant TikTok guides right here, at GrowFollowing.
Will Pinned Video Get More Views On TikTok?
In theory, yes! Pinned videos have more visibility on your profile because users don’t have to scroll to find them - they just have to open your profile, and the pinned videos will appear at the very top, which is actually kind of useful.
Karen is a senior technical writer and copywriter here at GrowFollowing. Her area of expertize are social media apps and new media.