Pinterest is a social media application in which peoples saves images, GIFs, and video clips. To use Pinterest, people need to create an account on it. Peoples are allowed to create a personal account on Pinterest free of cost. Peoples have to enter some personal information in Pinterest like email address, phone number, name, etc. to create an account.
Pinterest users are able to delete Pinterest account anytime. Most of the users delete their accounts from Pinterest if they are not satisfied with Pinterest.
We have discussed below how to Pinterest account. Users can delete their account from Pinterest with the help of this content.
Ways to delete the Pinterest account
Delete Pinterest account using iPhones, Android or iPad:
Here we tell you about the way in which you can delete your account from Pinterest. To delete a Pinterest account using iPhones, Android or iPad, follow the steps given below:
- Firstly, you need to open Pinterest in your device.
- After that, you need to tap on the hexagon-shaped (6 sided shape) icon which is appeared at the top of the Pinterest app.
- Now, this will open the menu of Pinterest and you need to tap on the option named “Edit Settings” from the list of options.
- After that, tap on the option “Close account”.
After this procedure, your Pinterest account will be permanently deleted.
If you want to deactivate your account temporarily then you need to follow the steps given below:
- Open the Pinterest app in your device first and then tap on the hexagon-shaped icon that appeared at the top of the Pinterest page.
- Now, you need to tap on the option named “Edit Settings”.
- After that, you need to tap on the option named “Deactivate account”.
- In the end, tap on the option close account.
After this process, nobody is able to see your Pinterest account’s profile and other information. This process will temporarily delete your Pinterest account and if you want to reactivate your account then you have to do this within 14 days after deactivating the Pinterest account otherwise your Pinterest account will be permanently deleted.
2. Delete Pinterest account using a desktop:
If you are using Pinterest in our PC and want to delete the Pinterest account then you need to follow the steps given below:
- Firstly, you need to open the web browser in your system and go to the official website of Pinterest.
- Now, enter your login details to sign-in into the Pinterest account.
- After that, click on the hamburger menu (three dots) that appeared at the top-right corner of the Pinterest page and then a menu will expand.
- After that, click on the option named “Edit settings” from the drop-down menu of the hamburger menu (the three dots).
- Now, you need to click on the Account settings option that appeared near the top of the left panel.
- After that, you need to click on the option “Close account” that appeared near the bottom of the page. This option will permanently delete your account from Pinterest.
These above two processes work for deactivating the Pinterest account. You can delete your account from Pinterest with the help of this content.
If you want that your Pinterest account is not permanently deleted then you need to follow the same procedure as delete Pinterest account but click the option named “deactivate account” in place of “close account”.
If you click on the option “Deactivate account” then you need to follow the steps given below after clicking the option “Deactivate account”.
- After clicking on the option deactivating the account, you need to click on the option named NEXT that appeared at the bottom.
- After that, a pop-up message occurred and asked you to give a reason about why you are deactivating your Pinterest account and you just need to choose a reason from the list of reasons and click on the option named next.
- Then this will send an email to the email account which is associated with your Pinterest account.
- In the last, you need to click on the link available in the email and then follow the on-screen commands to complete the action.
If still, you have any problem, you can take the help of the customer support team on their toll-free number.
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