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Star messages & pin conversations

Add stars and pins to access your important messages and conversations:

  • Star messages you want to save.
  • Pin conversations to the top of your message history to make them easier to find.

How to star messages

  1. Open Google Messages .
  2. Open the conversation that has the message you want to star.
  3. Tap and hold the message you want to star.
  4. At the top, tap Star .
Optional: To remove the message from your starred messages, tap and hold the message and then tap Star .

How to find starred messages

To find starred messages across your conversations, in your conversation history, choose an option:

  • Tap Search conversations and thenStarred .
  • Tap More options Moreand then Starred.

To find a starred message in a specific conversation, open the conversation, and choose an option:

  • At the top, tap Search conversation and thenStarred .
  • At the top right, tap More options Moreand then Starred.

How to pin conversations


  • You can pin up to 3 conversations.
  • The ability to pin conversations isn’t available in India.
  • You can only pin messages from your mobile device. You can view pinned messages on your mobile device and on Google Messages for Web.
  1. Open Google Messages .
  2. Tap and hold the conversation you want to pin.
  3. At the top, tap Pin .
Optional: To unpin the conversation, tap and hold the conversation and then tap Unpin .

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