Video on Pinterest

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Video Pins will appear in your home feed, following tab, and search results. Include the words "video" or "videos" in your search to see relevant video content. Tap any video to watch in a closeup view.

Manage mobile data usage

Video Pins will play on your mobile device when they're 50% in view. To watch the video in a larger view, tap the Pin to open a closeup. Sound will play in the closeup based on your device settings. You can update your mobile settings so videos won't play automatically.

Click or at the top of the page to read instructions for your Android or Apple device.

  1. From your Pinterest profile, tap 
  2. Tap Edit settings
  3. Under "Videos," toggle the switch next to "Autoplay" to the Off position
  1. From your Pinterest profile, tap 
  2. Tap Privacy & data
  3. Toggle the switches next to "Autoplay videos on cellular data" and "Autoplay videos on Wi-Fi" to the Off position

Upload video

If you have a business account, you can upload video Pins directly to Pinterest. Anyone with a Pinterest account can add a video when you try a Pin.

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