Edit your profile

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Your profile allows you to share more details about yourself to others on Pinterest.

Edit your photo

Your profile photo shows others on Pinterest who you are.

  1. Click   at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  2. Click Edit settings
  3. Click Change next to your profile picture
  4. Click Choose photo to select a photo from your computer
  5. Select the picture you want to use then click Open
  6. Click Done
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap   in the corner of your profile picture
  5. Tap Update profile picture
  6. Choose Take a new photo or From your device’s gallery
  7. Select a photo
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap on your profile picture
  5. Select Take a photo or Pick from camera roll
  6. Pinch to crop your photo, then tap Choose
  7. Tap Done

Edit your name

Your name will show at the top of your profile and on your friends' home feeds when you save Pins. You need to provide a first name, but feel free to skip the last name if that’s more your style.

  1. Click   at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  2. Click Edit settings
  3. Type your new name in the "Name" field
  4. Click Done
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile then tap the "Name" field
  4. Update your name and tap Done
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your new name in the “Name” field
  5. Tap Done

Edit your username

Your Pinterest username is used to create your profile's web address. For example, Pinterest has the username 'Pinterest' and can be found at pinterest.com/Pinterest. Your username can be 3-30 characters, and can't have spaces, symbols, or punctuation.

  1. Click  at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  2. Click Edit settings
  3. Edit your username in the "Username" field
  4. Click Done

Tip: If you see the message "Oops! Username already taken," try adding numbers.

  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap "Username"
  5. Update your username and tap Go

Tip: If you see the message "Oops! Username already taken," try adding numbers.

  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap into the Username field to edit your username
  5. Tap Done

Tip: If you see the message "Oops! Username already taken," try adding numbers.

Edit your bio

Give others on Pinterest a taste of who you are and what you love

  1. Click   at the top of Pinterest
  2. Click Edit settings
  3. Edit your short bio (160 characters or less!) under "About your profile"
  4. Click Done
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap "About you"
  5. Update your short bio (160 characters or less!) and tap Go
  1. Tap Saved in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap "About you" then enter your short bio (160 characters or less!)
  5. Tap Done

Edit your location

Your location is optional and lets other people know where you’re from.

  1. Click at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  2. Click Edit settings
  3. Edit your location in the "Location" field
  4. Click Done
  1. From your profile, tap
  2. Tap Edit profile
  3. Tap the "Location" field to enter your location
  4. Tap Go to save your changes
  1. From your profile, tap in the top right corner to open your menu
  2. Tap Edit profile
  3. Tap the "Location" field to enter your location
  4. Tap Done

Share the city where you live with other people on Pinterest, but keep in mind that it’s best to keep details like your address to yourself.

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