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How to pin a message, chat in Telegram

Here's an easy guide that will help you in pinning messages and chats in Telegram.

The Telegram logo is seen on a screen of a smartphone in this picture illustration taken April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin
The Telegram logo is seen on a screen of a smartphone in this picture illustration taken April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (REUTERS)

Telegram is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. It comes with a host of features that make it easier and interesting for users to communicate with one another. For instance, it comes with a Secret Chat feature where chats are end-to-end encrypted. Users can also set a self destruct timer to these conversations. More recently, the company also introduced an improved version of its Voice Chat feature on its platform.

These features are incredibly useful and they make conversations more fluid and flexible. Did you know that Telegram comes with a pin feature -- just like WhatsApp -- that enables users to pin specific messages or chats in the app.

Well, if you are new to the app or if you haven’t explored the app much, here’s how you can pin a chat in Telegram:

Step 1: Open the app.

Step 2: Long press on the chat that you want to pin.

Step 3: Tap on the Pin button.

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Here’s how you can pin a message in Telegram:

Step 1: Open the chat in which you want to pin a message.

Step 2: Go to the message you want to pin.

Step 3: Long press on the message that you want to pin.

Step 4: Tap on the Pin option.

Step 5: Tap on ‘Pin for me’ option if you want to pin the message just for yourself.

Step 6: Tap on ‘Pin for me and (contact name)’ option if you want to pin the message for you and your friend.

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