Upgrade the Pinterest app

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For the smoothest mobile experience, we recommend using the Pinterest app from the App StoreGoogle Play, or the Amazon Appstore. If you're using a version of the iOS app prior to 7.4.1 or a version of the Android app prior to 7.4.1, you'll need to upgrade to the most recent version or use mobile-web to keep using Pinterest.

What to do if your app is out of date

Update the Pinterest app:

Android devices

  1. Open the Pinterest app in the Google Play Store   or Amazon Appstore   with your Android device
  2. Tap Update

iOS devices

  1. Open the App Store   with your iPhone or iPad
  2. Search for the Pinterest app
  3. Tap Update

Can't update the Pinterest app

If you're using an Android device on an OS prior to 4.4 or an iOS device on an OS prior to 9.0, you won't be able to update the Pinterest app.

If the mobile device or tablet you're using has an older version of Android or iOS, you can see if there is an update available. 

If you're able to update to Android greater than 4.4, or iOS greater than 9.0, you'll be able to update the Pinterest app.

Using an older version of iOS or Android

If you're using an Android device on an OS prior to 4.4 or an iOS device on an OS prior to 9.0, and can't upgrade, you can use Pinterest on the web.

If you have the app installed, some links on Pinterest will still try to open with the app.  Uninstalling the app from this device will let you to view those links in your mobile browser instead.

Add Pinterest.com to your mobile home screen

If you're using the web (Chrome or Safari) to access Pinterest on your mobile device, you can add Pinterest.com to your home screen.

Add Pinterest.com to your home screen with Chrome:

  1. Go to Pinterest.com in your Chrome mobile browser
  2. Tap the three-dot button
  3. Tap Add to Home screen
  4. Tap Add when you see the Add to Home screen prompt

Add Pinterest.com to your home screen with Safari:

  1. Go to Pinterest.com in your Safari mobile browser

  2. Tap the share icon

  3. In the bottom row, find and tap Add to Home Screen
  1. Go to Pinterest.com in your Chrome mobile browser
  2. Tap the three-dot button
  3. Tap Add to Home screen
  4. Tap Add when you see the Add to Home screen prompt
  1. Go to Pinterest.com in your Safari mobile browser
  2. Tap the share icon
  3. In the bottom row, find and tap Add to Home Screen
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