Edit your profile

Your profile lets you share more details about yourself with other people on Pinterest. Learn how to unsubscribe from email notifications.

Edit your photo

Your profile photo shows others on Pinterest who you are.

  1. Log into your Pinterest account
  2. Click the directional chevron down icon at the top-right of your screen, then click 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
  6. Click Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right to open your profile
  3. Tap your profile picture at the top-left corner
  4. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  5. Tap your profile picture, then tap Update profile picture
  6. Select Take a new photo or From your device’s gallery
  7. Select a new profile picture

Note: Your changes will save automatically.

  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  4. Tap 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’ll need to add your first name (if you prefer, you can also opt to add your last name).

  1. Log into your Pinterest account
  2. Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then click Settings
  3. Type your new name below First name and Last name
  4. Click Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  4. Tap in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  5. Enter your new name below First name and Last name
  6. Tap Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap the nut icon  in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  4. Enter your new name below Display name
  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 www.pinterest.com/Pinterest. Your username can be 3-30 characters, and can't have spaces, symbols or punctuation.

  1. Log into your Pinterest account
  2. Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then click Settings
  3. Type your new username below Username
  4. Click Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  4. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  5. Enter your new username below Username
  6. Tap Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  4. Enter your new username below Username
  5. Tap Done

Edit your bio

Let others on Pinterest know who you are and what you’re interested in.

  1. Log into your Pinterest account
  2. Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then click Settings
  3. Type your new bio (160 characters or less) below About your profile 
  4. Click Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  4. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  5. Enter your new bio (160 characters or less) below About you
  6. Tap Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  4. Enter your new bio (160 characters or less) below About you
  5. Tap Done

Edit your location

Your location is optional and lets other people know where you’re from. You can share the city where you live, but keep in mind that it’s best to keep details like your address private.

  1. Log into your Pinterest account
  2. Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then click Settings
  3. Type your new location below Location
  4. Click Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  4. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  5. Enter your new location below Location
  6. Tap Done
  1. Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  2. Tap your profile picture at the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  3. Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  4. Enter your new location below Location
  5. Tap Done
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