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Your profile lets you share details about yourself with other people on Pinterest. You can find your profile and access settings to change your information any time. If you do not want to receive emails from Pinterest, learn how to unsubscribe from email notifications.

Edit your photo

Your photo appears at the top of your profile, below your cover photo. It also shows in the home feed under the Pins you create.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right of your screen, then click Settings
  • Under Edit profile, click Change next to your profile photo
  • Click Choose photo to select a photo from your computer
  • Select the photo you want to use
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile photo in the bottom-right to open your profile
  • Tap your profile photo in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Tap Edit below your profile picture
  • Pick a new profile photo:
    • Select a photo from your device’s gallery, then tap Done
    • To take a new photo, tap the camera icon then tap Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Tap Edit below your profile picture
  • Select Take a photo or Pick from camera roll
  • Pinch to crop your photo, then tap Choose 
  • Tap Done
  • Edit your name

    Your name shows at the top of your profile and at the bottom of the Pins you've created in the home feed. You’ll always need to add your first name. If you want to, you can also add your last name.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • Click the directional chevron down icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then click Settings
  • Under First name and Last name, enter your name
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Below Name, enter your name
  • Tap Done
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Below Name, enter your name
  • Tap Done
  • Edit your username

    Through your username, Pinterest is able to create a unique web address for your profile. For example, Pinterest has the username “Pinterest” and can be found at www.pinterest.com/Pinterest. Remember, your username:

  • Needs to be made up of just letters or a combination of letters, numbers and underscores
  • Needs to be between three and 30 characters
  • Cannot have spaces, punctuation marks or be made up of just numbers
  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • From the top-right corner of the screen, click the directional chevron down icon , then click Settings
  • Below Username, enter your new username
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under Username, enter your new username
  • Tap Done
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under Username, enter your new username
  • Tap Done
  • Edit your pronouns

    You can optionally add your pronouns to your profile to express yourself. You can select up to two sets of pronouns.

    If you don’t see a pronoun listed, contact us to let us know.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • From the top-right corner of the screen, click the directional chevron down icon , then click Settings
  • Under Pronouns, select your pronouns
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under Pronouns, select your pronouns
  • Tap Done
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under Pronouns, select your pronouns
  • Tap Done
  • Edit your bio

    Let others on Pinterest know more about yourself and what you’re interested in.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • From the top-right corner of the screen, click the directional chevron down icon , then click Settings
  • Under About your profile, enter your bio (160 characters or less)
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under About you, enter your bio (160 characters or less)
  • Tap Done
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under About, enter your bio (160 characters or less)
  • Tap Done
  • Edit your location

    Sharing your location is optional on Pinterest. You can add information about where you live, but it’s best to keep details like your address and zip code private.

  • Log into your Pinterest account
  • From the top-right corner of the screen, click the directional chevron down icon , then click Settings
  • Under Location, enter your location
  • Click Save
  • Open the Pinterest app on your device and log into your Pinterest account
  • Tap your profile picture in the bottom-right of your screen to open your profile
  • Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner
  • Tap the nut icon in the top-right corner, then tap Edit profile
  • Under Location, enter your location
  • Tap Done
  • Currently, you can only update your location on desktop and Android devices.

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