Edit Pinterest Account Settings – Best Tutorial for Optimizing Account Settings Step-by-Step with Videos How to Open Pinterest settings
If you’re wondering how to open Pinterest settings so you can edit different aspects on your account including your profile photo, bio, and privacy settings, then this tutorial is for you. I have written about editing Pinterest account settings before, but this spin on the topic is an all-encompassing guide on how to edit settings on each type of device including iPad, Pinterest iPhone app, Android Pinterest app, and of course includes editing settings using the Pinterest website.
If you’re running a Pinterest account for a business, you’re definitely going to need to edit settings from time-to-time. Logging in and editing is a little bit different on desktop versus the Pinterest mobile apps. As a business owner or account manager, it’s important that you know how to use both versions. Although the Pinterest app for iOS and Android have caught up quite a bit, there is still a lot of functionality that you can only get using Pinterest in a web browser. It’s certainly a lot easier to manage Promoted Pin ads from desktop Pinterest too.
To edit your Pinterest settings, you need to log into Pinterest. This includes changing your profile photo, adding or editing your bio (which is the short description near your profile photo), and claiming your website if you want to convert to a Pinterest business account. Users also need to edit Pinterest account settings if they want to revert back to a personal account. In your account settings you can also change your to using the dark theme and turn search engine privacy on or off. Making your Pinterest visible to search engines is something you definitely want to have on when you’re running a Pinterest for business account. In account settings, you can also sync your phone contacts and change your personalization settings.
Pinterest User Tracking – How to Shut It Off
This tutorial is about how to stop Pinterest from tracking your activity across other websites. Like other social media channels, Pinterest tracks your behavior and uses it as part of its advertising platform, known as Promoted Pins.
Pinterest has a lot of account settings that an average user might not even know or care about. Like other social media accounts, your activity and interactions on Pinterest, is used to build a user profile and that data is used to serve you advertisements that appeal to you based on past interactions. You may have also noticed that Promoted Pins (paid advertisements) on Pinterest reflect what you’ve been looking at on other websites.
If you shop online (of course you do) and interact with products, blogs, shopping sites, and even other social media, you may find that the Promoted Pins you see when you log back into Pinterest are tailored to your recent online behaviors. That’s because social media channels, including Facebook and Instagram, track your activity on your laptop and phone, even when you are not using the apps. This data is tracked by small bits of computer code called cookies, and it is used to personalize your advertising experience. You may notice when you’re shopping on a website for something like coats and you return to Pinterest that you may start seeing more Promoted Pins that focus on coats. That’s because your cookie is tracking your activity. You can shut this off in Pinterest account settings.
Clear Pinterest Search History
Pinterest users may want to access Pinterest account settings to clear their search or clear the cache to save space on their phones. This is how you hide what you’ve been looking at on the app. You can find this option under account settings. Simply slide the switch to off.
Pinterest Turn Off Auto Play Videos
Users can save mobile data by turning off the auto play feature for videos. This is one of the sliders under the account settings tabs.
Connect Social Media Accounts to Pinterest
Pinterest lets users connect their Pinterest with content from their other social media channels. Pinterest business accounts can claim their Instagram, Etsy, and YouTube channels. When connected, their Pinterest accounts area attributed with content from the other channels and that is displayed in Pinterest Analytics. You’ll be able to track videos and images that were Pinned from these other channels.
How to Change Pinterest Notification Settings
This tutorial shows you how to change Pinterest notification settings including reducing popups, emails an on the Pinterest app, and emails. This is the most common question I receive, and it’s critical to enjoying your experience with this social channel. Notifications can become very annoying as your account gains followers. if you want to turn off annoying change Pinterest notifications including email notifications so that it doesn’t fill up your inbox, then this is the tutorial and video for you.
How to Fix Your Pinterest Home Feed
Tuning your Pinterest home feed is a recent tutorial and how to change the settings that influence the content you see in your Pinterest home feed. This has a lot to do with Pin interactions and topics that you follow.
Convert to a Personal Account
This tutorial is about converting to a Pinterest personal account without losing your Pinterest Pins if you somehow accidentally created a Pinterest business account or decide to close up shop.
How to Delete Your Pinterest
Well, if you’re totally fed up with using Pinterest, then this may be the tutorial for you. if you want to delete your Pinterest entirely there’s a great blog post and video on how to delete your Pinterest.
How to Change Your Pinterest Username
Let’s assume you started a business or change business names and you want to change your Pinterest username you can do that easily when you go into edit your settings remember there’s a difference between your Pinterest username and the name people see on your bio.
How to Connect Instagram to Your Pinterest
Pinterest allows you to claim other social media channels including YouTube and Instagram as well as your Etsy shop. Users can connect their Instagram to Pinterest, so Pins shared from your Instagram are attributed and tracked in your Pinterest Analytics. Read the Connect Instagram to Pinterest tutorial.
Connect Etsy to Your Pinterest
If you own an Etsy store, it’s pretty important that you connect to your Pinterest and a bonus to use Pinterest as part of your marketing. They are a perfect fit. Pinterest and Etsy have a lot in common, and you and anyone else will be able to save all your Etsy shop posts to your Pinterest. This can really help boost your sales on Etsy.
How to Connect Your YouTube Channel to Pinterest
Like Pinterest, YouTube is a one-hundred percent visual social media channel. They are both search engines too. YouTube and Pinterest have a lot in common. Pinterest is primarily images and obviously YouTube is totally videos. Linking to them together will help Pinterest business accounts track attribution, engagement and sales. Users of both channels will be able to track the success of your YouTube pins and your Pinterest analytics.
Connect Pinterest to RSS to Auto Publish Pins
Connecting your RSS feed to your Pinterest account is a big timesaver. This tutorial shows you how to auto publish Pinterest Pins. If you don’t have time to tailor Pins to the optimal vertical aspect with keyword friendly content, then at least you’ll get your content posted. Connecting your Pinterest RSS feeds from WordPress is a major productivity tools that’s a great timesaver and totally free. Check out the tutorial.
Where are My Pinterest Settings?
Pinterest Settings Which way is off? You might be wondering if your Pinterest settings are on and off and if the red slider means this the option is on or off. I’ve always wondered this too, but I never saw it posted as a question until I actually Googled it. Most Pinterest settings just have a simple slider to make it easy to change using the app. Basically if the slider dot is greyed out, then the settings set to off. If you slide the switch to the right so the option is now colored, it’s set to on See the screenshot and the video for more clarification.
Pinterest Settings Laptop or Web Browser
I prefer to access Pinterest settings from a web browser on my laptop. With Pinterest web aka Pinterest.com. Using the site from a web browser, I have access to all Pinterest profile editing options and settings. I’m able to manage Promoted Pins easily. Most of my tutorial video on my YouTube channel are recorded from Pinterest for the web. I also include screenshots from the iPhone mobile app and shots and videos from the Pinterest Android mobile app too since most users are accessing Pinterest from a mobile device.
Pinterest settings on your desktop are easy to access
- Log into Pinterest
- In the upper right corner of a web browser screen, tap the three dots
- You’ll see a dropdown menu with links to access settings
- If you have a business account, it can be a little confusing because you have another navigation for your home feed, your profile, and to access Pinterest Analytics.
Pinterest Settings iPhone
Many recent Pinterest tutorials begin with accessing Pinterest account settings so users can edit settings for an optimum experience or optimize an account for marketing.
To access Pinterest Setting on an iPhone
1. Open Pinterest iPhone mobile app
2. Tap the right most icon on the lower menu bar. If you don’t see it tap your profile icon on the left side of the menu bar first
3. Tap the gear (or hex nut) icon in the upper right corner of the app
4. Next, you’ll see a dropdown menu to either edit your profile or edit settings
Pinterest Settings Android
Many of my recent tutorials begin with accessing Pinterest account settings so we can tweak settings for the best user experience and optimize it for marketing if you are a Pinterest business user. On the Pinterest Android app, just tap your profile icon in the lower right corner of the Pinterest app scree, then tap the gear (or hex nut) icon in the upper right corner of the app. Next, you’ll see a dropdown menu to either edit your profile or edit settings.
Pinterest Settings Dark Mode
Pinterest dark mode is another account setting that makes it easier (for some) or harder (for me) depending on your viewpoint to use the two Pinterest mobile apps. This is a newer app feature. I prefer light/day mode for Pinterest, Twitter, and other social media app I use for marketing. I find Pinterest dark mode rather annoying and not very visually appealing. Although it’s a nice change, it’s difficult to use. This is an account setting users can access with an on or off slider under Pinterest settings on their user profile.
Change Pinterest email Settings
Many people want to change their Pinterest email settings because they are flooded with emails, their inbox is full, and especially because it is super annoying. To change the number of emails you receive from Pinterest, users must edit their Pinterest account notification settings. Pinners can also manage app pop-up notifications, emails, web browser notifications.