How to Pin Someone Else’s Tweet to Your Profile

Do you know about Twitter’s pinned tweet function? You are missing out on one of the app’s quickest prospects for content promotion if you aren’t currently using it, though! What is a pinned tweet? Have you ever skimmed a Twitter user’s profile and seen a tweet “pinned” to the top of their profile? Let’s say Twitter is assisting us on the platform in this way.

pin someone else's tweet to your profile

It will also say Pinned Tweet to let you know about it. As a result, the first thing users see when visiting a user’s profile is the tweet the user has pinned. Regardless of what you do, they stay unchanged on your profile.

There could be a variety of reasons why this Twitter function became so popular right away. It makes perfect sense to pin a tweet because it expresses your personality or emotion at the time. Additionally, this feature is widely used by app users who have both personal and professional accounts.

Through the pinned tweets, Twitter users could introduce their accounts to their new followers. Or they frequently pin their most popular tweet to show it off!

What if you wish to pin another user’s tweet to your profile? Given that you are reading our blog today, we can assume that you have given this subject some attention.

If you’re curious to know about the topic, why don’t you scroll through our blog and read it?

How to Pin Someone Else’s Tweet to Your Profile

We frequently come across tweets that instantly cheer our day! You can absolutely pin someone’s tweet, so there is no worry in that section.

However, we should point out that the practice of pinning a tweet from someone else’s profile is not direct. Let’s say that you’ll need to take a few extra steps in order to pin someone’s tweet successfully.

Here is what you do instead:

You quote their tweet and pin it on your profile! Did it make sense to you? If it’s not clear to you, don’t worry; we’ll break it down into manageable chunks for you.

You’re aware of what Twitter’s quote tweet feature means, right? This feature allows you to retweet someone else’s tweet while also letting you add your thoughts, remarks, or reactions. It raises the bar for the platform’s reply game.

The process is divided into two parts: quote tweet and pin tweet. Follow the guidelines we have provided below.

Quote tweet

The first step in moving forward with our strategy to pin someone else’s tweet will be discussed in this section. Let’s look at the steps and follow them, shall we?

Step 1: Launch your Twitter app on your device and login if you are signed out of the account.

Step 2: Hit the magnifying glass icon at the bottom of the home page/tab to open your search bar.

Step 3: Run a search for the username of the person whose tweet you wish to pin.

Step 4: Visit their profile and look for the particular tweet. Once you locate it, there is a retweet option under their tweet. Click on it.

Step 5: Twitter would provide you with two options: Retweet and Quote Tweet. Select Quote Tweet to proceed ahead.

Step 6: In this step, you are required to Add a comment. Add comments if you wish to voice your opinion/thoughts. 

If not, you may simply add an emoji or put a single dot. Step 7: In the final step, tap on the Retweet button in the top right corner.

Remember, if you don’t do anything and simply retweet, you won’t get the option to pin the tweet moving forward. So, this is a crucial step.

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Dharmesh Donda

iStaunch is written by Dharmesh Donda, an avid Internet geek, IT professional since 2012. Have been in IT industry for more than a decade, and currently doing management and consulting work have taken a plunge into entrepreneurship.

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