How To Create A Pinned Post On Facebook Group

How To Create A Pinned Post On Facebook Group In 2023? All Details Covered

If you are a Facebook group admin and would like to know how to create a pinned post on Facebook group, you are at the right place.

In this article, we have explained the stepwise process of how to create a pinned post in a Facebook group through desktop, android mobile, iphone, and also shared the reasons as to why you can’t pin a post to your FB group at times.

Creating a pinned post in your Facebook group means that the selected post will remain at the top of your group unless you remove it.

That said, it will ideally be the first thing your members and potential members (in case you a public FB group) notice when they scroll through your group, and they will likely engage with it.

If you wish to know about various ways to boost your engagement, refer to this blog👇🏻

25 highly effective Facebook group engagement ideas

Recently, Facebook changed how pinned posts would appear in groups, making them more visually appealing and easier to navigate.

Here’s how pinned posts appear in Facebook groups.

How to Pin Posts on Facebook Groups

Amazing, right!

What’s even better is that whenever admins pin a post in their Facebook groups, group members are notified about it. Like this.

facebook group features, how to create a pinned post

This lets them stay on top of all important posts.

If you’d like to know more about this update or want to get your hands on the latest Facebook group features, check out our recently published article from the Facebook group features sneak peek edition.👇🏻

Latest Facebook group features – August + September 2021

Now, without further ado, let’s learn:

How do you make a pinned post on a Facebook group via desktop/ laptop? 

1. From your desktop/laptop, open Facebook and log in to your account

2. Navigate to groups that are located on the left hand side in your news feed and click on the desired group

How to Pin a Post on Facebook Groups

3. Create a new post and publish it in your group

How to create a pinned post on Facebook group?

4. In case you wish to pin an already published post, you need to either locate it manually or click on the search bar (the magnifying glass), type in the keyword, and select the post from the list of relevant posts that appear.

Step to Pin a post

Steps to pin a post on top of facebook group

5. After it is published, click on the three dots on the top of post and select ‘Pin to top’

pin to the top of the FB group

6. When you pin the post to top, it would appear like this.

How to Pin a Post on Facebook

If you have multiple posts pinned to top and want a specific post to appear at the front, click on the three dots given on the top of the particular post, and select ‘Move to front’.

pin the post to top

How to pin a post on a Facebook group via mobile? 

For android users, here’s how it’s done:

1. Open the Facebook app on your mobile device and click on the three horizontal lines option that appears on the top right corner.

how to pin a post in a facebook group mobile

Select ‘Groups

How to pin a post on a Facebook group via mobile?

OR

You can navigate to the groups news feed directly. Just click on the groups news feed button in the center. Select ‘Your groups’ and a list of all the groups you’re a part of will appear. Click on the group you want to pin the post for.

3 Ways to Pin a Post on Facebook Group

 

2. Create a new post and publish it in your group

How to Pin a Post on Facebook Group

If you wish to pin an existing post to the top, you can either locate it manually or click on the search bar, type in the keyword, and select the post from the list of relevant posts that appear.

Pin to Featured

3. After it is published, click on the three dots on the top of post and select ‘Pin to Featured’

pinned post fb group

4. Your pinned post would appear like this

How Pinned Post Show

5. If you have multiple posts pinned to top and want a specific post to appear at the front, click on the three dots given on the top of the particular post, and select ‘Move to front’

How to Move to front Pinned Post

How to pin a post on Facebook group on iphone? 

1. Open the Facebook app on your iphone and select the groups news feed option that appears down in the centre.

pin a post on Facebook group on iphone

2. A list of all the groups you’re a part of will appear. Click on the group you want to pin the post for.

pin a post on Facebook group from iphone

3. Create a new post and publish it in your group

Post in Facebook Group

If you wish to pin an existing post to the top, you can either locate it manually or click on the search bar, type in the keyword, and select the post from the list of relevant posts that appear.

Steps to Pin post from IPhone

4. After it is published, click on the three dots on the top of post and select ‘Mark as announcement’

Mark as announcement on Iphone

5. It would appear like this

pin a post on a Facebook Group by iphone

6. If you have multiple posts pinned to top and want a specific post to appear at the front, click on the three dots given on the top of the particular post, and select ‘Move to front’

Move to front on iphone

NOTE: At any point of time, if you feel like removing a post from the featured section, just click on the three dots on the top of that post, and hit ‘Unpin’. The post will be removed from the featured/announcements section.

Why can’t I pin a post to a Facebook group? 

It might be because of a poor internet connection. Please make sure your mobile data or Wifi has a strong connection and is functioning properly.

On the other hand, please note that only Facebook group admins can pin a post in their respective FB groups.

No option to pin a post in a Facebook group. Why? 

Only Facebook group admins can pin a post in Facebook groups.

If you are an admin, but are still unable to see this feature, it might be a glitch at Facebook’s end. Unfortunately there’s nothing you can do except for waiting until the social media giant rolls it out for your group.

That’s all for how to create a pinned post on a Facebook group. Hope this helps you, folks!

Feel free to share your thoughts and queries in the comments below. Or you can even reach out to us in our Facebook group where thousands of power admins are constantly discussing this and so much more about community building. 🙌🏻

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