Add the Pinterest browser button

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The Pinterest browser button makes it easy to save creative ideas from around the web—like a recipe from your favorite food blog or a photo from a travel site. All you have to do is add the Pinterest browser button to your favorite browser, and you're ready to go.

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See how to install the Pinterest browser button:
 
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari
Microsoft Edge

To install the Pinterest browser button in Google Chrome:
  1. Head to our browser button page and click Get our browser button
  2. When prompted, click Add to confirm the installation
After installing, you'll see a Save button any time you mouse over an image. Or, click the red P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to save.
 
If you find yourself distracted by the hovering Save buttons, you can turn them off:
  1. Right-click the P at the top of your browser and click Options
  2. Click Hide hovering Save buttons


To install the Pinterest browser button in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Head to our browser button page and click Get our browser button
  2. If prompted, click allow to confirm the installation
  3. Click Install Now to complete the installation
After installing, click the red P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to save.
 
If you find yourself distracted by the hovering Save buttons, you can turn them off:
  1. Click the Firefox menu and select Add-ons
  2. Find Save Button and choose Preferences
  3. Check the box for Hide hovering Save buttons
  4. Restart Firefox


To install the Pinterest browser button in Internet Explorer:
  1. Head to our browser button page and click Get our browser button
  2. Click Run on the yellow banner at the bottom of your browser
  3. If prompted to allow the install, click Yes
  4. You may need to close certain applications, like Internet Explorer. If prompted, select Automatically close the applications and click Next
  5. If you receive an error message with the options to Abort, Retry, or Cancel, manually close Internet Explorer and click Retry
Once the button is installed you will need to make sure that it's visible on your browser. Right click on the top of the Internet Explorer window and check the Command Bar option (if it's not already checked).
 
After installing, click the red P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to save.


To install the Pinterest browser button in Safari:
  1. Head to our browser button page and click Get our browser button
  2. Click the Downloads arrow in the top right corner and pick the Save Button file
  3. Click Install
After installing, you'll see a Save button any time you mouse over an image. Or, click the P at the top of your browser whenever you find something on the web you want to save.
 
If you find yourself distracted by the hovering Save buttons, you can turn them off:
  1. From Safari, go to Preferences then Extensions
  2. Click Hide hovering Save buttons

We don’t have a Pinterest browser button extension for Microsoft Edge right now. While Microsoft has not yet opened up Edge for Extensions, our team is looking forward to building this feature in the future.

Tips and Troubleshooting

If you're having trouble with the Pinterest browser button, try our troubleshooting tips.
If you're using an Android device, you don't even need to install the browser button! You can save from around the web with just a few taps.
 
To Pin from the web on Android:
  1. Download the Pinterest App from the Google Play Store
  2. In your browser, tap the three-dot icon next to the address bar
  3. Tap Share
  4. Tap Add a Pin
If you're using an iPhone on iOS 8 or above, you can save from around the web with just a few taps. If you're on iOS 7 or below, you'll need to save our bookmark.
 
Save from the web on iOS 8 or above

To save from the web on iOS 8 or above: 
  1. Download the Pinterest app from the Apple App Store
  2. From Safari or Chrome, tap the Share button
  3. Swipe to the left and tap More
  4. Tap to turn on Pinterest
  5. Hold and drag Pinterest up the list if you want to reorder your menu

 
If you're using an iPhone on iOS 8 or above, you can save from around the web with just a few taps. If you're on iOS 7 or below, you'll need to save our bookmark.
 
Save from the web on iOS 8 or above

To save from the web on iOS 8 or above: 
  1. Download the Pinterest app from the Apple App Store
  2. From Safari or Chrome, tap the Share button
  3. Swipe to the left and tap More
  4. Tap to turn on Pinterest
  5. Hold and drag Pinterest up the list if you want to reorder your menu