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 saving, 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 profile button 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 saving a Pin: ​
  1. Click Save 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 the pencil button)
  2. Make any changes to the board name, board privacy settings, 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! 
 

To change a board cover:
  1. Go to the board and click Edit (or open up the board and click the pencil button)
  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 profile button 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 the arrows button
  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!
 
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 saving, 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
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 + symbol next to the search bar
  2. Tap Create new board
  3. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board
​To add a new board while saving a Pin:
  1. Tap Save 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. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. Go to your profile
  2. Open the board you want to edit or delete
  3. Tap the pencil at the top of the board
  4. Make changes to the board name, board privacy settings, description, etc
  5. To delete, tap Delete board to delete the board
  6. Tap Save when finished
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! 

You can sort your boards alphabetically or by when you saved to them last. Just tap Sort by to change your preference.

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 saving, 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 + symbol next to the search bar
  2. Tap Create new board
  3. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board
To add a new board while saving a Pin:
  1. Tap Save 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. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board and save the Pin

To edit or delete a board:
  1. Go to your profile
  2. Open the board you want to edit or delete
  3. Tap the pencil icon at the top of the board
  4. Make changes to the board name, description, etc.
  5. To delete, tap the Delete board button to delete the board
  6. Tap Save when finished
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: Currently on iOS mobile devices, 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 tap the pencil icon (or long press on your board from profile view and slide to the pencil icon)
  2. Tap on the image under the board cover section and pick a new cover for your board
  3. Adjust the picture to the frame by dragging the image
  4. Tap Done to save the cover, then Done to save the board

You can sort your boards alphabetically, same as web or by when you saved to them last. Just tap on the bolt icon on your profile, tap "edit profile" and scroll down until you see "sort boards."


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 saving, 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 + symbol next to the search bar
  2. Tap Create new board
  3. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board
To add a new board while saving a Pin:
  1. Tap Save 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. Enter the board details, such as name and description. If you want to add a map, collaborators, or make the board secret you can do it here
  4. Tap Create when finished to create the board and save the Pin


To edit or delete a board:
  1. Go to your profile
  2. Open the board you want to edit or delete
  3. Tap the pencil at the top of the board
  4. Make changes to the board name, description, etc.
  5. To delete, tap the Delete board button to delete the board
  6. Tap Save when finished
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: Currently on iOS mobile devices, 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 tap the pencil icon (or long press on your board from profile view and slide to the pencil icon)
  2. Tap on the image under the board cover section and pick a new cover for your board
  3. Adjust the picture to the frame by dragging the image
  4. Tap Done to save the cover, then Done to save the board

You can sort your boards alphabetically, same as web or by when you saved to them last. Just tap on the bolt icon on your profile, tap "edit profile" and scroll down until you see "sort boards."


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.

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