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 your profile picture in the bottom-right corner of the Pinterest app to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap   in the top-left corner
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap 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 your profile picture in the bottom-right corner of the Pinterest app
  2. 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 your profile picture in the bottom right-hand corner of the Pinterest app
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Tap the "Name" field and update your name
  5. Tap   on your phone keyboard
  1. Tap your profile in the bottom right hand corner of the Pinterest app
  2. Tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your new name in the “Display 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 your profile picture in the bottom right-hand corner of the Pinterest app
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Edit your username in the "Username" field
  5. Tap   on your phone keyboard

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

  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right hand corner to open your profile
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Edit your username in the “Username” field
  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 of the Pinterest app
  2. From your profile, tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your short bio in the "About you" field (keep it to 160 characters or less)
  5. Tap   on your phone keyboard
  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right-hand corner in the Pinterest app
  2. Tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your short bio in the "About you" field (keep it to 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. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right-hand corner in the Pinterest app
  2. Tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your location in the "Location" field
  5. Tap   on your phone keyboard
  1. Tap your profile picture in the bottom right-hand corner in the Pinterest app
  2. Tap  
  3. Tap Edit profile
  4. Type your location in the "Location" field
  5. 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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