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How to Sign up for a Pinterest Account



Pinterest Sign Up

Pinterest is one of the popular social media apps used around the world. Through Pinterest, one can share their ideas and information in the form of images, short videos, GIFs, etc. Pinterest was launched in January 2010, and it is a free service just like Facebook or Twitter. It is a place where people of common interests can follow each other and learn things. Pinterest is not only used for personal purposes but also helps people to promote their business. If you’re a new user to Pinterest, the following guide will show the necessary steps to sign up for a personal and business account.


Pinterest functions like a gallery to save the ideas you wish to use on the Pinterest board. These saved ideas will be available on your account and can be accessed anytime. Like most social network apps, Pinterest also has the feature to like and comment on other posts. This wonderful app is compatible with both Android and iOS mobile devices. Users can also use the web version with a browser.


Steps to Sign Up for Pinterest

As mentioned above, Pinterest can be used both for personal and business activities. Therefore, let us check the setup procedure for both Pinterest accounts.

How to Sign Up for Pinterest [Personal Account]

[1] Go to the official Pinterest website on your browser.

Create Pinterest Account

[2] Tap the Sign Up button from the top-right corner.

[3] Pinterest will give you three options to sign up with.

  • Sign up with an email
  • Continue with Facebook
  • Continue with Google
Create your personal account

[4] You can create a personal account by providing your email address. Additionally, you have to provide a password and date of birth to complete the sign-up process.

[5] Otherwise, tap Continue with Facebook or Google and then provide the respective login credentials to sign-up for Pinterest.

[6] After this step, you will be getting a welcome notification from Pinterest to confirm your sign-up. Tap Next.

[7] You have to answer a few questions based on your interests and preferences. Pinterest will use this information to show suggestion pins.

[8] Click on Done.

[9] Now, you need to verify your email address. Open your email and tap on the verification link. Finally, you can start using Pinterest.

Note – After creating an account, make sure to change your Pinterest password at regular intervals. In case of a forgotten password, reset the Pinterest password by using the “forgot your password” link on the login page.

How to Sign Up for Pinterest [Business Account]

[1] On your browser, go to Pinterest Business Account Webpage.

create business account

[2] Here, Pinterest has only one choice to sign up. Enter your email address, set a password, and enter your age.

[3] Tap the Create account option.

[4] Pinterest will ask you to create a profile and describe your business in the following steps.

[5] Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your business profile.


[1] Can I sign up to Pinterest for free?

Yes, Pinterest is just like other social media, and it is free to sign up with. To be added, the Pinterest business account is one of the best places to promote products for free.

[2] Can I have two Pinterest accounts?

Users can have more than one Pinterest account. For each account, you need a separate email address. However, one can create a business account with the same email address as the personal Pinterest account. For this, you have to use the “create a linked business account” option on Pinterest.

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