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 autoplay settings

Video Pins will play on your desktop when they're halfway on the screen. Sound may play when the video is in close up based on your browser settings.

To stop videos from playing automatically on your desktop, you can edit your settings:

  1. Click in the top-right of your screen

  2. Click Edit settings

  3. Click Privacy and data on the left menu

  4. Click the box next to “Autoplay videos on desktop”

  5. Click Done on the top-right to save

Manage autoplay settings

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.

  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

Manage autoplay settings

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.

  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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