Add, edit or delete a board

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Boards are where you save your Pins. You can add new boards from your profile or add them while you're Pinning, and you can always edit a board if you ever need to change its name or description. 
 
 
Learn how to:
 
Add a board
Edit or delete a board
Change a board cover
Rearrange boards on your profile
Move Pins to another board
To add a new board from your profile:
  1. Click your name at the top of Pinterest
  2. Click the Create a board box at the top of your list of boards
  3. Choose a name and category for your board - you can also choose to make the board secret or invite others to join the board
  4. Click Create Board when finished to create the board
To add a new board while Pinning:
  1. Click Pin It on the Pin you want to save
  2. Click Create a Board
  3. Type a name for your new board and select whether or not to keep it secret
  4. Click Create Board to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. From your profile, find the board and click Edit (or open up the board and click Edit Board)
  2. Make any changes to the board name, description, etc.
  3. Click Save Changes
  4. Use the Delete Board button if you want to permanently delete your board
When you delete a board, all the Pins on that board are deleted as well. We can't restore deleted Pins or boards, so be careful! 
 
Note that you can't turn a public board into a secret board, but you can make a secret board public.

To change a board cover:
  1. Go to the board and click Edit (or open up the board and click Edit Board)
  2. Click Change Cover and pick a new cover for your board
  3. Adjust the picture to the frame by clicking and dragging
  4. Click Save Changes to save the cover, then Save Changes to save the board

To rearrange your boards:
  1. Go to your profile (click your name at the top of Pinterest)
  2. Click and drag your boards to rearrange them - just drop a board where you want it to be
For now, you can only rearrange boards, not Pins within a board.
 
Having trouble rearranging your boards?
Sometimes if you rearrange boards all at once, they don't save. Try moving a few and then refreshing the page to make sure the new order sticks.
 
If you're still having trouble, make sure your browser is up to date, then clear your cache and cookies.

To move or copy Pins to another board:
  1. Go to any of your boards on the web (using a laptop or computer)
  2. Click Move Pins
  3. Select up to 50 Pins to move, copy or delete
  4. 
At this point, you have three options
    • Click Move and select a board to move the Pins to another board

    • Click Copy and select a board to copy the Pins to another board
 (so that they live on both boards)
    • Click Delete to delete the selected Pins - you can't undo this!
Keep in mind, you can't move Pins to secret boards.
 
This feature is currently only available on the web (not in the apps or the mobile web).

Boards are where you save your Pins. You can add new boards from your profile or add them while you're Pinning, and you can always edit a board if you ever need to change its name or description. 
 
Learn how to:
 
Add a board
Edit or delete a board
Change a board cover
Rearrange boards on your profile
Move Pins to another board
To add a new board from your profile:
  1. Go to your profile and tap BOARDS
  2. Tap CREATE A BOARD or CREATE A SECRET BOARD at the bottom of the page
  3. Enter the name of your board - you can tap MORE OPTIONS to see additional options
  4. Tap CREATE when finished to create the board
​To add a new board while Pinning:
  1. Tap Pin It on the Pin you want to save
  2. Tap Create a board
  3. Enter the name of your board - you can tap MORE OPTIONS to see additional options
  4. Tap CREATE to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. Go to your profile and tap BOARDS
  2. Find the board, tap into it and tap EDIT
  3. Make changes to the board name, description, etc.
  4. Or, use the Delete board button to delete the board
When you delete a board, all the Pins on that board are deleted as well. We can't restore deleted Pins or boards, so be careful! 
 
Note that you can't turn a public board into a secret board, but you can make a secret board public.

Right now, you can't change a board cover in our Android app. You'll need to use the Web version of Pinterest on a laptop or PC.

Right now, you can't rearrange boards in our Android app. You'll need to use the Web version of Pinterest on a laptop or PC.

Right now, you can't move Pins to other boards in our Android app. You'll need to use the Web version of Pinterest on a laptop or PC.

Boards are where you save your Pins. You can add new boards from your profile or add them while you're Pinning, and you can always edit a board if you ever need to change its name or description. 
 
Learn how to:
 
Add a board
Edit or delete a board
Change a board cover
Rearrange boards on your profile
Move Pins to another board
To add a new board from your profile:
  1. Go to your profile and tap the Create a board box at the bottom of your list of boards (or tap the + button at the top of your profile and select Create new board)
  2. Choose a name and category for your board - you can also choose to make the board secret or invite others to join the board 
  3. Tap Create when finished to create the board
To add a new board while Pinning:
  1. Tap Pin It on the Pin you want to save
  2. Tap the board create button in the top right corner (it looks like a small board with a + on it)
  3. Choose a name and category for your board - you can also choose to make the board secret or invite others to join the board
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. From your profile, find the board and tap Edit (or open up the board and tap Edit)
  2. Make changes to the board name, description, etc.
  3. Tap Save when finished
  4. Or, use the Delete board button to delete the board
When you delete a board, all the Pins on that board are deleted as well. We can't restore deleted Pins or boards, so be careful! 
 
Note that you can't turn a public board into a secret board, but you can make a secret board public.

To change a board cover:
  1. From your profile, find the board and tap Edit (or open up the board and tap Edit)
  2. Tap Board cover
  3. Select the new board cover and adjust the image appropriately
  4. Tap Done, then Save

To rearrange boards on your profile:
  1. Go to your profile
  2. Tap and hold the board you want to move
  3. Drag the board to the new position, then let go


Right now, you can't move Pins to other boards in our iOS app. You'll need to use the Web version of Pinterest on a laptop or PC.

Boards are where you save your Pins. You can add new boards from your profile or add them while you're Pinning, and you can always edit a board if you ever need to change its name or description. 
 
Learn how to:
 
Add a board
Edit or delete a board
Change a board cover
Rearrange boards on your profile
Move Pins to another board
To add a new board from your profile:
  1. Go to your profile and tap the Create a board box at the bottom of your list of boards (or tap the + button at the top of your profile and select Create new board)
  2. Choose a name and category for your board - you can also choose to make the board secret or invite others to join the board 
  3. Tap Create when finished to create the board
To add a new board while Pinning:
  1. Tap Pin It on the Pin you want to save
  2. Tap the board create button in the top right corner (it looks like a small board with a + on it)
  3. Choose a name and category for your board - you can also choose to make the board secret or invite others to join the board
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. From your profile, find the board and tap Edit (or open up the board and tap Edit)
  2. Make changes to the board name, description, etc.
  3. Tap Save when finished
  4. Or, use the Delete board button to delete the board
When you delete a board, all the Pins on that board are deleted as well. We can't restore deleted Pins or boards, so be careful! 
 
Note that you can't turn a public board into a secret board, but you can make a secret board public.

To change a board cover:
  1. From your profile, find the board and tap Edit (or open up the board and tap Edit)
  2. Tap Board cover
  3. Select the new board cover and adjust the image appropriately
  4. Tap Done, then Save


To rearrange boards on your profile:
  1. Go to your profile
  2. Tap and hold the board you want to move
  3. Drag the board to the new position, then let go


Right now, you can't move Pins to other boards in our iOS app. You'll need to use the Web version of Pinterest on a laptop or PC.