Pinterest sends you notifications when you have new updates or messages. You receive notifications in three different ways:

  • On Pinterest: These notifications appear on the Pinterest app or when you use Pinterest on your desktop.
  • By email: These notifications are sent to you via email. 
  • By push notifications: These notifications appear on your phone. 
  • We do our best to only send you notifications we think you’ll want to read. You can change your preferences in your settings or unsubscribe from within an email.

    Edit your notification settings

    Change your notification settings to adjust how often you hear about what’s happening on Pinterest.

    To change the ability for someone on Pinterest to mention you in a comment or a Pin, go to your Privacy and data settings.

    If you're getting emails about an account you didn't create, you can remove your email address from that account.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • Click  the directional chevron down icon at the top-right corner of your screen to open your menu
  • Click Settings
  • Click Notifications from the left-side navigation
  • Click Edit next to the notification category you wish to customize:
  • Personal account holders will see three categories: On Pinterest, By email, or By push notification
  • Business account holders will see two categories: By emailBy push notification
  • Select your preferences for each type of notification
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner of the screen
  • Tap  the ellipsis icon in the top-right corner
  • Tap Notifications
  • Tap the notification category you wish to customize:
  • Personal account holders will see three categories: On Pinterest, By email, or By push notification
  • Business account holders will see two categories: By email, By push notification
  • Set your preferences for each type of notification
  • Your changes will save automatically.

  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right corner of the screen
  • Tap  the ellipsis icon in the top-right corner
  • Tap Settings
  • Tap Notifications
  • Tap the notification category you wish to customize:
  • Personal account holders will see three categories: On Pinterest, By email, or By push notification
  • Business account holders will see two categories: By email, By push notification
    Please note: to see the list of push notifications, you might first need to turn on Pinterest notifications in your device’s settings. To turn on push notifications for Pinterest, follow the steps below.
  • Tap Open Settings
  • Tap Notifications
  • Toggle the switch next to Allow Notifications to turn notifications on or off
  • Set your preferences for each type of notification. 
  • Your changes will save automatically.
     

    Types of notifications

    On Pinterest notifications appear on the Pinterest app or on Pinterest.com.

    See activity from other people: This allows you to control whether you see activity from your Facebook friends and people you follow. The activity you’ll see includes things like Pins they have seen, people they follow and boards they’ve created.

    Email notifications are sent to you via email.

    Pins you saved

    • Saves

    Boards, searches and topics

    • Boards for you
    • Topics for you
    • Recommended searches

    Pin picks

    • Pins inspired by your recent activity
    • Pins picked for you
    • Popular pins

    Social

    • Followers
    • Group board updates
    • Messages
    • People who share your interests

    Shopping

    • Price drops on saved Pins

    Others

    • Pinterest announcements and updates
    • Feedback and surveys

    Push notifications appear on your phone.

    Pins you saved

    • Comments
    • Mentions
    • Saves
    • Tries

    Boards, searches and topics

    • Boards for you
    • Recommended searches
    • Topics for you

    Pin picks

    • Pins inspired by your recent activity
    • Pins picked for you
    • Popular Pins

    Social

    • Followers
    • Group boards updates
    • Invitations
    • Messages
    • People who share your interests

    Shopping

    • Price drops on saved Pins

    Others

    • Other updates
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