How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat

How to Unpin Someone on Snapchat

In the digital communication, social media applications like WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat hold a prominent place. Although all of them are instant messaging apps, Snapchat has been super popular as the image sharing app.

In this article, we will explain the steps how to unpin someone on snapchat. These are easy to follow methods and you will learn.

How it Works

Whether you want to leave a message, send a picture, share link or send a video, Snapchat all the amazing features that are available for you. Unpinning someone on Snapchat is a great way to prioritize and manage your tip pin conversation.

To Know More about Snapchat read the article: How Often Does Snap Score Update

Followers on Snapchat

“Followers” on Snapchat are those snapchat users who subscribe to your account to view your shared stories and content; how they can unsubscribe anytime. 

They have been given access to your news feeds and also to the private snaps. Take the example of musician and his followers, eager to know about his life.

Why to Unpin

Lets delve deep into the reasons why people pin others and why do they choose to unpin them.

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We pin a person when we want to see them every time we open Snapchat to move o by using the chat page and chat icon for the old college friend, a family person, a loved one, or any other special person in your life.


Pinning a chat screen in a tab chat settings to see camera screen so it appears on the top in your chat feed is a great feature. If you want to avoid looking someone; you can choose to unpin him by using the chat icon from the chat page.

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Previously, this feature of pinning or unpinning a person was only available for iOS users. But Snapchat rolled out this feature for Android users.

If you want to unpin someone on snapchat, you are supposed to follow the given simple steps: -

  1. Open Snapchat
  2. Go to the Chat tab
  3. Locate the pinned contact you want to unpin
  4. Long-press on the pinned contact 
  5. Select ‘Unpin Conversation’ to unpin on snapchat app
  6. Confirm the unpinning

Unpinning Done?

You can confirm the unpinning by going to the chat tab. You can use tap pin conversation to see pinned conversation. The person you unpinned should not appear in the pinned chat list of people rather will appear on the standard position in your chat screen.

Alternate Method (2023)

You can also follow the below given step wise method to unpin your friends on Snapchat:-

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For this to happen, simply go to their profile, navigate the options, and click the ‘Unfriend’ option. That person will no longer be your friend and you will not see them in your pinned people.

Alternate Method (Snapchat Plus)

Unlike Snapchat users, for the Snapchat plus users, the alternate method is that when you pin a person, you will get to see that the person is now your Best Friend Forever (BFF).

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If you have pinned more than one people they will appear as you #1 BFF, #2.BFF, #3BFF, and so on.
Now, if you want to unpin someone, you can follow these simple steps to successfully unpin a person: -

  1. Launch the snapchat application and look for the chat icon at the bottom.
  2. Find your BFF you want to unpin to give them previous position.
  3. Click on conversation and hold it for a while so that pop up menu appears.
  4. Select # 1 BFF from pop up menu who will be pinned. Tap on 'unpin conversation'.
  5. Confirm Changes made by tapping on Done.

Can’t You Unpin someone?

You may want to remove a person from the pinned list and you will be wanting to unpin them from you Snapchat feed but in vain. You will have to manage with the tap chat settings being pinned at the top of your chat feed, until Snapchat Inc. decides to roll out the relevant feature through which you can unpin a chat settings.

Following are few situations where you become helpless and can't unpin the person: -

If you have a pinned a person who you wish to unpin, but cannot do it, because he chose to delete the account. It is odd that Snapchat Inc. has not yet made this feature available.

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You being snapchat users can either contact Snapchat support or explain that you would like to pin icon or unpin icon or a specific person.

The person already blocked you

Sadly, it is not possible to manually unpin someone on Snapchat who already blocked you. Again, you need to contact support or wait for the upgradation of the snapchat operations.


Snapchat is all about staying connected with your friends, through messaging, sharing snaps and videos, and making streaks. Pinning someone on Snapchat app is a great way to ensure that you are connected with the person of your choice.

How do you unpin an AI on Snapchat?

First open the snapchat, then banner it on your profile screen and find the option ‘Toggle My AI, then follow and tab to unpin.

Why is someone pinned?

It is offered by snapchat to keep your loved ones or the friends on the top of your feed.

Thomas Alan

Innovation enthusiast exploring cutting-edge breakthroughs, dissecting revolutionary ideas, and translating the future into captivating narratives.

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